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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 legal advice


    Accident legal advice

    Accident legal advice for road traffic injuries

    When someone has been injured in a car crash, one of the first things that they look for is accident legal advice. They want to know what they should do in order to get the money that they deserve for their injuries. So below you are going to find some advice that you should remember after a car accident. This advice is going to help you with having a better chance of winning your claim.

    1 – Report the accident

    When you have an road accident, you need to report it to the police. Even if it seems really small, this is really important. This is going to help you in the near future, especially when it comes to insurance. It’s your duty to do this too, as a citizen.

    If possible, call them from the accident scene. This is especially important if someone is injured, as traffic may need directing away from the scene, and a way through for emergency services may be needed. As part of their job, the police will produce an accident report and this often points the finger of blame.

    2 – Look for witnesses

    If you can communicate after the accident, look around and find out if anyone witnessed your accident. This is something that the police will most likely do when they are there.  But either way it is important. If you are going to make a compensation claim, having witness statements is going to be important.

    3 – Look for the best solicitor

    Depending on what happened with your car accident, one of the things that you will need to find is a solicitor to give you accident legal advice.

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    One of the things that you can do is look online to find the solicitor who is going to help you the most. The other thing that you can do is to talk to other people you know who have been in an accident and who used a solicitor. Or you can talk to the experts at Accident Advice Helpline. We have the finest personal injury lawyers in the UK.

    4 – Pursue a compensation claim

    After you have finished dealing with your accident, the next thing that you should consider is to make a compensation claim. If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own in the last three years you should be eligible for compensation, as long as your injuries needed medical attention.

    If you are concerned about finding the right lawyer to help you claim, one of the things that you can do is call us at Accident Advice Helpline.

    We are able offer you free accident legal advice and will have the right solicitor for your needs, who will not charge you anything to start your claim. Our no-win, no-fee agreement takes care of the financing of all the compensation claims we handle.

    Call us now on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. You will be under no obligation to proceed with a claim, but will get the correct accident legal advice to make the right decision.

    Date Published: 1st November 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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