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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

    Advice on hiring a lawyer in East Dorset


    Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault? Perhaps you were involved in a road traffic accident? Maybe you were the victim of a construction incident? No matter what type of accident occurred, there is a high chance that you will be entitled to compensation. In order to start the claim process, you need to find a high-quality lawyer that will build a strong case for you. Keeping that in mind, continue reading for some top advice on hiring a lawyer in East Dorset.

    Our advice on hiring a lawyer in East Dorset

    When it comes to hiring a lawyer for a personal injury claim, there are some key questions you should ask before making your mind up. These are as follows:

    • What experience do you have in the industry? Experience is imperative. You will want a lawyer that has been practising personal injury law for many years now, and someone that has a good success rate in the industry. However, you will also want to make sure that their experience applies to your type of claim. There are many different types of personal injury claims, from workplace accidents to road traffic incidents. Look for a lawyer that has a good track record for securing compensation in cases of a similar nature to yours.
    • How much do you charge? What payment structure do you work to? Of course, you will need to make sure you can afford the services of the lawyer in question. It is not only important to discover how much the solicitor charges, but you should also discover how payment works. It is always a good idea to go for a solicitor that is happy to work to a no-win no-fee payment agreement. This means that you will only need to pay legal fees if your case is a success, which will minimise financial risk significantly.
    • Can I read some testimonials from your previous customers? It is always advisable to read reviews that have been left by previous clients, as this is the best way to get an honest insight into the level of service you are likely to benefit from. If a solicitor is not willing to show you the testimonials, then this should be a big red flag.

    How to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline

    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.

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    Or why not text ‘Claim365’ to 88010?

    Date Published: 31st August 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.