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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

    Bolsover accident claim solicitors


    The majority of personal injury claims can be fairly straightforward, but some are more complex, such as those people who are hurt in a criminal injury. To help you decide what you’re entitled to, therefore, we’ll show you how you can find the right Bolsover, accident claim solicitors for your claim.

    Bolsover, accident claim solicitors

    The streets of Bolsover can be dangerous at night and although it’s far from being a crime capital of the UK there are all sorts of petty issues that happen from time to time. Sometimes these are just scuffles, but in a few cases they can be significantly more serious. This article will help you decide when you need to take action and how.

    Criminal injury cases

    Criminal injuries can be difficult because although you may have been injured and the accident was not your fault, it is not always possible to lay hands on the person who was responsible for the injury. So if you’ve been hurt in an attack and the police haven’t tracked down the assailant, where can you go for compensation?

    To help people like you who are in this situation, the government created the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. They will assess any cases that come their way and if you are deemed not to have been at fault for your injury then they will compensate you accordingly.

    How they are assessed

    In basic terms criminal injury compensation is calculated in the same way as other types of compensation. They will look at whether or not you have been injured badly enough to require compensation and how much this has cost you in terms of money spent and money not received, such as through lost earnings. This will then enable them to come up with a figure which they feel is appropriate.

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    Complications arise in those instances where you could be said to have provoked the accident. If this happens you will be considered to have been at least partially responsible for the accident in which case this may well affect the amount of compensation to which you should be entitled to.

    Because this is a complex case, you need to find Bolsover, accident claim solicitors who have the specialist expertise required to cope with it. At Accident Advice Helpline we can find people like this who will ensure you get full justice for your case.

    However, we cannot guarantee success which is why it’s always important to find people who can work on the basis of no win no fee*. This means that if you don’t win your case, you won’t have to pay a single penny.

    So to find out more about criminal injury and finding Bolsover, accident claim solicitors, give us a call. You can contact us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.

    Date Published: 29th September 2014

    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. Authorised 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.