The best things in life are free – so said a rock band a few years ago. Life, though, tends to contradict this time and time again. If anything the world is becoming considerably more expensive every day which is why you may need a financial back up when you’re considering making a bike accident claim in Moray.
Paying for a bike accident claim in Moray
When you’re injured your finances will come under pressure from multiple directions. First of all you will find your ability to earn money reduced, so that crucial regular income you’ve come to rely on so much will no longer be there. Secondly, you may find yourself having to pay for medical treatment which can quickly become quite a serious issue if you leave it for too long. This is why it’s a good idea to have a back up.
No win no fee*
Accident Advice Helpline is one of many law firms which works on the basis of no win no fee*. Also known as the conditional fee arrangement, this was introduced back in the year 2000 when legal aid was gradually phased out of most personal injury claims. No win no fee* was intended to provide a measure of reassurance if you lost your case. To compensate the lawyers they were allowed to increase the amount they charged to around 25% of the compensation fee.
For a long time there was a situation when people could make a claim without having to pay anything. That was because lawyers could claim their success fees from the other side if they won their case. However that does not happen anymore. Lawyers can’t claim compensation from the other side which means you’ll have to pay your fees if you win which means you’ll have to find out what the charging structure will be if you are successful with your case.
As with any other service, different lawyers have different ways of charging which is why it’s important to find out how much you’ll pay and when. Some firms choose a way of working which takes the look of no win no fee*, but comes in with all sorts of hidden fees which you have to pay no matter what.
Finding the right lawyer
It’s also a good idea to make sure you find the right person for your needs. A lawyer might be cheap, but there could be a reason for that. Look into their background to see if they have been successful in the past. If they have lots of bad reviews then you know there is a reason why they are cheap. Making a bike accident claim in Moray should not be all about finding the cheapest lawyer – it should be about finding the best.
So if you’re looking for help with a bike accident claim in Moray, give our team a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.
Date Published: 22nd September 2014
Author: David Brown