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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

    Blackburn accident


    If you live in Blackburn and have an accident we know how difficult it can be. But don’t worry – if the accident was not your fault you may be entitled to claim compensation.. The trouble is finding out how. Few of us really understand much about making a personal injury claim until we suddenly have to, but claiming after a Blackburn accident could help you more than you could know.

    Therefore, this article will look at the general things you should know when claiming compensation and, more specifically, what services are out there for a Blackburn accident.

    What your rights are

    When you’ve been injured the first thing you need to do is look at what the law says. Here in the UK, the rules surrounding personal injury claims are pretty simple. They state that you will be entitled to push for compensation if you have been injured within the past three years in an accident which was not your fault.

    The injury must be severe enough to cause an impact on your lifestyle which you can clearly demonstrate.

    How can you help after a Blackburn accident?

    Many people assume they should start looking for lawyers based in their own region before they do anything else, but that’s not always the best plan. If you live in Blackburn the accident is often more important than your location.

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    This is because personal injury law can be a complicated deal. Even the most skilled lawyer will not be able to assist you with all types of claims. They will normally choose to specialise in one or maybe two specific types of claims. This is why you will often see websites for law firms advertising services along the lines of road traffic accidents or employment law. That’s because it represents the area of the law in which they feel most comfortable operating.

    What to look for

    Rather than focusing on location therefore, it’s a good idea to look at the type of accident suffered. Get the right lawyer for the right type of claim and you’ll get a better level of service throughout including advice support and the potential to claim more in compensation when the time comes.

    At Accident Advice Helpline we have lawyers based all over the country covering every type of claim. This means we’re perfectly positioned to provide all the help and support you need to make a claim.

    To find out more about how we can help after a Blackburn accident, give us 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: 16th June 2014

    Author: David Brown

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