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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."

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    Top five examples of special damages for no win no fee claims

    If you’re looking for advice on compensation in Greenwich, then you have come to the right place. When it comes to compensation you have two parts. Firstly, you have general damages. This is the amount you receive to compensate the injury you have suffered. Nonetheless, you also receive special damages. This is compensation for the out of pocket expenses you have experienced as a result of your injury. Read on to discover five examples of special damages for no win no fee claims.

    1. Travel expenses

    People often experience a whole host of different travel expenses when they have suffered a personal injury that was not their fault. Often they need to sort out alternative transport, as they are unable to drive during the recovery process. Other examples include hospital car parking tickets.

    1. Medical expenses

    Understandably the most popular type of special damage relates to the cost of treatment and prescriptions. You will be able to claim for all of this. Just make sure you keep your receipts.

    1. Childcare costs

    Have you had to sort out childcare for your children whilst you recover? If so, you can also claim for this. After all, you wouldn’t have needed someone else to look after your kids if you hadn’t been injured, would you?

    1. Loss of income

    While many people are, unfortunately not everyone is covered by sick pay. This especially relates to those that are self-employed. In such instances it is likely that the sufferer will experience a loss of income due to their inability to work. The good news is that you will also be able to claim for this as a special damage.

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    1. Accommodation fees

    People who suffer serious injuries often have to adapt their accommodation in order to make life more comfortable. Some people even have to sort out alternative accommodation. You will be compensated for all of this.

    Now you have a good insight into the various different special damages you can claim for when you make a no win no fee claim

    in Greenwich, give Accident Advice Helpline a call and we will ensure you get the full amount you deserve.

    Get in touch for further advice on compensation in Greenwich

    Accident Advice Helpline is the number one company for advice on compensation in Greenwich so get in touch with us today. All you need to do is call, text or complete the handy 30 second calculator on our website. The details you need are:

    Helpline numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    You can try the quick and easy 30 second test on our website, or simply send us a text – text ‘Claim365’ to 8801, and we’ll get back to you.

    Date Published: 17th July 2015

    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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