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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident injury claim amounts


    Personal injuries can happen under a wide range of circumstances and in a variety of situations. A personal injury may affect people in different ways. For example, a fall on some broken pavement may result in a head injury, a broken arm or a fractured jaw. Just as personal injuries vary, so do accident injury claim amounts. If you are considering making a claim for compensation following a personal injury, accident injury claim amounts may be one of the first things you would like to find out more about.

    How do you find out more about accident injury claim amounts?

    The quickest way for you to check the amount of compensation you may be entitled to is by using an online tool, such as Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second calculator. This tool will firstly assess your eligibility, which largely depends on the following three factors:

    • Your accident must have occurred within the past three years
    • It must have happened as a result of someone else
    • Your injury must have required medical attention

    If you are eligible to make a claim, the 30-second calculator tool will ask a short series of questions to determine your potential compensation amount. Within half a minute, you will have a good idea of the amount you may be entitled to.

    How accurate are compensation calculators?

    Accident injury claim amounts can be estimated by compensation calculators, using data and statistics from previous, similar claims. However, your final entitlement may vary depending on factors including:

    • The severity of your injury
    • The length of time you have suffered with, or are likely to suffer with your injury
    • Any expenses you have incurred as a result of the injury
    • Any loss of earnings

    Once you have gained an estimation of your compensation entitlement, you will have a rough idea of what to expect once you progress your claim.

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    What should you do next?

    To continue with the claims process, you should get in touch with a specialist law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline. We will handle your claim on your behalf, ensuring that the experience is as stress-free as possible. You can either fill out our short online claim form, or call our 24/7 advice line on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone, to progress your claim.

    Once you have spoken to our trained, professional advisers and given details of your accident, your case will be passed to one of our expert lawyers. Your specialist legal representation will be selected for their suitability to cases like yours. As personal injuries can be wide-ranging, it is important that you are matched to a legal expert with experience in the accident type that you have experienced.

    In typical cases, we will be able to process your claim via the telephone, and you will not be required to attend court, although you may need to attend one medical assessment.

    Date Published: 22nd January 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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