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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 Accidents and Personal Injury


    If you’ve thought about starting a claim for personal injury, you are going to find that you may be able to get a lot of money when you are using the right solicitor.  Remember the process isn’t easy and you have to arm yourself with ambition and patience if you are looking for a reimbursement that’s fair for the injuries you suffered. There are 5 steps to go through…

    Establishing eligibility for a car accident personal injury case

    You have to prove that someone else was at fault when you were injured. In other words, you can’t have done something yourself that caused the injury.  If you aren’t careful, you might have to pay the fees of the solicitor if your case goes to court.

    Evaluate your compensation value for your car accident personal injury case

    This establishes the amount that you and your injuries are worth.  Gather up any kind of evidence to support the claim you have to personal injury – receipts from doctors, travel expenses such as for an ambulance if you were taken to the hospital that way, car damage, medical expenses in the future, and anything else that might  have been caused by your injuries.  Having this evidence is important.

    Follow procedures correctly for your car accident personal injury case

    Your solicitor is going to be the person who is able to help the claim you have.  He or she is going to follow the protocol for personal injuries and file the paperwork while they respect all of the laws which come with it.

    Negotiate your settlement for your car accident personal injury case

    When that other party knows without a doubt it’s in danger of having to pay you a lot of money, it’s going to try and settle. If you’re searching for a quick and easy way to end this, consider accepting this. Otherwise, if you believe you deserve more than what they’re offering, go to court. No matter what you do, allow the solicitor to do all of the talking once you consult him or her.

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    Head to court for your car accident personal injury case

    If you don’t want to settle or you believe you are owed more, the court room is the next stop. Understand that it can be really hard and your details will likely be brought out in the open sometimes. But be assured you’re going to get the compensation that you are owed. Trust the actions of your solicitor and keep his or her advice in mind.

    When you are filing your personal injury case, don’t forget to find a good solicitor.  If you need some help with that, we at Accident Advice Helpline can help you with choosing the right solicitor.  We have a lot of solicitors that we work with and they all have a lot of experience with cases like yours.  We’ll help you with finding the one that is going to do whatever they can to win your case and get you on the road to recovery.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 9th December 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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