If you live or work in Bootle, you may be looking for an accident solicitor in Bootle because you have been injured in an accident for which you were not to blame. There are probably a few such accident solicitors in Bootle to choose from, so how do you know which one could best help you?
You need to find an accident solicitor in Bootle or one elsewhere in the country that has experience of dealing with the type of personal injury compensation claim you wish to make. Just as it is not worth your while contacting a solicitor who mainly deals with conveyancing, it is not worth finding an accident solicitor in Bootle who specializes in road traffic accidents, if you injured yourself after a fall and it wasn’t your fault. You need a solicitor with experience of handling your type of accident or injury.
Accident solicitor in Bootle
You might find that an accident solicitor will give you a free first appointment so that you can discuss your case. You can then ask questions and find out about the solicitor’s experience and expertise. You will be asked about the date and time of your accident, or when you were diagnosed with a work-related illness. This is because there is a time limit set by law on personal injury compensation claims. You have to file a claim within three years of the accident or within three years of first being diagnosed with your work-related illness.
Initiate your claim case early
Of course it is better to begin any compensation claim as quickly as possible for a number of reasons:
- The accident details will be fresh in your memory.
- Some claims are complex and you solicitor will have to amass and collate a lot of information to make a case. The sooner this is begun, the sooner the case will be dealt with.
- Some cases are settled out of court, but some go all the way to court and are heard by a judge. The process takes time and you could be in financial difficulties while awaiting the outcome of your claim case.
So don’t wait until the three years are almost up to start your personal injury compensation claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you feel that you need expert advice, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. We operate all over the UK and have a large team of specialist solicitors. If you call us on one of our freephone numbers, either 0800 689 0500 for landlines or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, you will be treated with courtesy and given advice. You can call us at any time, and we mean ANY time, as the lines are always open; they don’t close.
You can also visit our website and check us out. While you are here we suggest you take the 30-second test which calculates the amount of compensation you might get if your claim is successful. Why not call us now on 0800 689 0500 to find out more about how we might be able to help you?
Date Published: 24th June 2013