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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

    Car accident injuries

    Five myths about claiming for car accident injuries

    Accident Advice Helpline are experts when it comes to dealing with claims for car accident injuries. Here are 5 common misconceptions when it comes to making a claim for compensation:

    1. You can’t claim against an uninsured driver

    The fact is, you can. Just because the responsible party hasn’t protected themselves with insurance, doesn’t mean you should suffer. Luckily, the Motor Insurer’s Bureau is there to cover the costs of claims against uninsured drivers. We are experts in handling claims of this nature, with one call we will set the ball rolling to get you the compensation you deserve.

    2. The driver can’t be traced so I can’t claim

    The driver may have driven off from the scene, or perhaps they gave you false details.  Whatever the situation, all is not lost. Just because the driver isn’t traceable, doesn’t mean you can’t get compensation for your car accident injuries. It’s important that you have evidence of the accident, for example details of witnesses and pictures of the scene and damage. Our team of expert lawyers will use this information to fight for your right to compensation.

    3.  It’s too expensive to take it to court

    When you come to Accident Advice Helpline for assistance, claiming for car accident injuries doesn’t need to be expensive. First of all, you can take our 30-second test online or call us to see if you can make a claim. If you are entitled to compensation, you will be assigned to the best lawyer for you who works on a no-win, no-fee basis.

    4. Cyclists can’t make a claim

    Whether you were a cyclist, the passenger or driver of a car – it doesn’t matter. If you received injuries that were not your fault at the scene of a car accident, it is likely you can make a claim. It’s not just car accidents that you can claim for – maybe your bicycle hit a pot hole in the road, or some oil from a vehicle. If you received injuries through no fault of your own, take our free 30-second test to see if you can make a claim.

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    5. There’s too much effort involved

    This is another myth in compensation claims, but the truth is, making a claim for car accident injuries couldn’t be simpler. Just call our expert advisers for free and they’ll take care of the rest. The majority of claims can be handled over the phone without you having to visit a lawyer directly – they’ll even take it to court without you having to attend in most cases. All you have to do is pass the details of the case to us, then wait for a decision on your claim.

    Call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Date Published: 10th October 2012

    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 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.