Automobile injury compensation
At Accident Advice Helpline, we understand that the compensation claims process may look confusing. Whilst some personal injury experts will blind you with legal jargon, we aim to demystify the process. Use our guide to the steps involved to determine whether you wish to make an automobile injury compensation claim.
What to do now to make a claim for compensation
Step 1: Contact Accident Advice Helpline
Whether you call our Freephone helpline or use our 30-second claims calculator, the first step is to make contact with Accident Advice Helpline. The law states you have three years from the date of your accident in which to make a claim. You should therefore, contact us as soon as possible.
Step 2: Let our trained advisors assess your automobile injury compensation case
Our friendly advisors will ask you to provide details of your injuries so that they will be able to assess whether or not you have a viable case to claim automobile injury compensation.
Step 3: Allow our team to match you up with a solicitor
When receiving details of your case, our skilled legal team will match you up with a qualified personal injury solicitor with proven experience of winning automobile injury compensation cases.
Step 4: Sign your paperwork
We will present you with your paperwork and all you will need to do is sign the documents to confirm your wish to proceed with your lawsuit.
Step 5: Visit a specialist for a medical assessment
You will need to visit a specialist medical professional for an assessment of your injuries. In doing so, you will help your solicitor to determine the amount of compensation you are legally entitled to.
Step 6: Let your solicitor negotiate a compensation settlement on your behalf
Your solicitor will work hard to negotiate a compensation settlement on your behalf and our dedicated case handlers will keep in touch with you to let you know the speed with which your case is progressing. Most claims for automobile injury compensation can be settled out of court. However, your solicitor will take your claim through the courts if you are unhappy with the compensation that has been offered to you.
Step 7: Receive your compensation
If your case is successful, you will receive the maximum available compensation in the shortest possible time frame.
Have you been injured by an uninsured driver? You could be eligible to make an uninsured driver compensation claim.
To find out more about making a claim, call us today and discuss your case with one of our knowledgeable advisors on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 24th July 2013
Category: Transport accident claims