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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 compensation


    When you’ve been injured in an accident, the last thing on your mind is taking legal action and claiming compensation. In fact, some people shy away from it, thinking the process to be too stressful or long. Some people are unaware that they could be entitled to accident injury compensation.

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we believe in helping all claimants to win what they are legally entitled to. So here’s our guide to claiming compensation:

    Are you entitled to claim accident injury compensation?

    You need to know this straight away as you don’t want to go down the path of legal action, only to find that you are not eligible to claim. So that you don’t waste time and have an instant answer to this question, we have developed a 30-second test. Your answers to the following questions will evaluate whether or not you have a claim:

    i)                    Have you been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault?

    ii)                   Was the accident within the last 3 years?

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    iii)                 Did you seek medical treatment for your injuries?

    You can take the 30-second test either online or by talking to one of our advisers. It really does only take half a minute!

    Why claim accident injury compensation?

    Being injured in an accident can be life changing. This seems unfair if the accident wasn’t your fault. The effects of personal injuries may temporarily affect you or they can be longer term and far reaching. You may have to make significant changes to your everyday life to be able to cope and this in itself may have financial implications. You also have to think about the future. Are there any changes that are permanent? Claiming accident injury compensation goes some way to sorting even these effects out, by making sure you’re not out-of-pocket.

    If your are eligible, how do you go about making a claim for accident injury compensation?

    Our Accident Advice Helpline advisers will talk you through the whole process, but once you know that you are entitled to make a claim, you’ll be offered the services of one of our solicitors. We have a large team of personal injury solicitors and they all deal in different types of compensation claims. We will connect you with the best one for your own individual circumstances.

    How much will it cost to make an accident injury compensation claim?

    All claims are unique and will have different financial outcomes, but you can take comfort in the guarantee that all our solicitors work on a no-win no-fee basis.

    If you’re still not sure, simply contact us today for further information. Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.

    Date Published: 19th September 2012

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.