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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

    Brighton road traffic accident claim

    A Brighton road traffic accident claim could mean compensation for you

    You may have been driving to Brighton to spend a weekend by the sea when you were unfortunately involved in a road traffic accident. You may be able to claim for injuries and could be contemplating making a Brighton road traffic accident claim.

    You may not be feeling up to scratch at the moment, and you probably don’t want the hassle of ringing around firms of solicitors to find one who could represent you. Why not save yourself the time and effort? Just call us at Accident Advice Helpline and let us find provide you with a suitable personal injury lawyer who works on a no-win, no-fee* basis.

    Making a personal injury claim

    You will need an experienced personal injury lawyer to help you prove that you were not responsible for your accident and also to prove that another person was to blame for it.It is necessary to be able to do this if your Brighton road traffic accident claim is to be successful.

    Generally for accidents that happen in the UK you have three years to file a claim from the date of the accident. However this is not always true, so call us at Accident Advice Helpline to find out exactly how long you have to file your particular Brighton road traffic accident claim.

    When you make a claim for injuries you need your medical report which will contain the details of your injuries and their severity. This report will be used to calculate a part of the total amount of compensation you could receive. Your doctor will also be asked for a prognosis of when he or she believes that you will make a full recovery (if ever).

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    Your medical report will also be proof that you sought medical treatment for your injuries as soon as you could after the accident.

    What to do after a road traffic accident

    If you have a road traffic accident, you should ascertain if anyone has been injured. If they have, the police and an ambulance must be called. Failure to stop after an accident is an offence. You should not say “Sorry” as this may later be taken to mean that you felt responsible for the accident, which could cause complications if you decide to sue for damages.

    If you are able, make a note of the registration number of the other vehicle(s) involved as well as their make and model. Also make a note of the road and weather conditions and take photos of the accident scene if you are able.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Contact us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time for more information about your potential claim and expert legal advice. Our lines are always open for your calls. From landlines call 0800 689 0500, or from mobiles, ring 0333 500 0993. You can also text the message ‘claim 365‘ to 88010 and someone will call you as soon as they can. Why not pick up the nearest phone and get in touch with us now?

    Date Published: 25th June 2017

    Author: Jan Newell

    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.