Normally with personal injury compensation there is a limit of three years from the date of injury as the window of opportunity you have to make a claim. This is the limitation period Accident Advice Helpline usually works within but what if you have suffered an injury over 3 years old? The best thing to do is to call us on our freephone number to tell us all about your injury and what happened as there may still be a chance we can represent you.
Exceptions to the rule
Sometimes the three-year limitation period may actually begin at a point after the original injury is sustained. In the case of industrial illnesses, for example, symptoms or diagnosis of the illness may not arise until a later date. Some people have successfully claimed for compensation for such things as asbestos exposure many years after the actual event.
Whatever has happened to you, it’s important to contact legal professionals as soon as possible if you think someone else’s negligence has resulted in an injury or some kind. In cases of road traffic accidents, work accidents, slips, trips and falls, the three-year time limit almost always applies.
Over 15 years’ experience at your fingertips
With personal injury law being quite complex, it helps to have experts on your side. At Accident Advice Helpline we have represented thousands of people over the years who have suffered all kinds of injuries and illnesses. This huge experience is available to you and one of the best things to know is that we will often be able to represent you without you having to go to court. We really do try to do all the hard work for you.
Can you still claim for an injury over 3 years old?
You will only be able to find out the answer to this question by contacting experts in the field of personal injury compensation. Accident Advice Helpline has a free number to call which allows you to speak to highly-trained advisors about your potential case. When you call us on 0800 689 0500 (or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile) you will be under no obligation to proceed with a claim, but you will be able to receive free initial advice about whether or not you can make a claim for an injury over 3 years old.
You have nothing to lose by calling us and we are ready to help.