If you have been involved in a car accident that was not your own fault then you may be thinking of making a claim to seek cash compensation. If you are thinking along these lines then good for you! After all if the car accident was not your own fault but you are the one left suffering then this is completely unfair and unjust. You should certainly speak to the team at Accident Advice Helpline and get the facts and information on making a claim. We can talk you through the car accident procedure and get you the compensation which you are owed.
Car accident procedure
If you have been the victim of a car accident that was not your own fault, then you have a right to make a car accident claim and seek cash compensation for the injuries and inconvenience you have been forced to injure and suffer. Most people already know this, but may be put off from making a claim because they are not sure what the car accident procedure is and what they will have to do and what steps they will have to follow. Please read below and you will see that Accident Advice Helpline has put together so information so that the car accident procedure is explained.
The following step by step description details the the car accident procedure that is followed most commonly UK wide. As with anything, there are always exceptions to the rule, but this brief guide should give you a good idea of what to expect.
- The victim calls a reputable law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline. Accident Advice Helpline will discuss the details of their case and their injuries following the car accident and advise them on whether to progress with a claim.
- If the victim decides to proceed then they will be put in touch with an in house specialist solicitor who is up to speed on the the car accident procedure and is best placed to represent them.
- The in house specialist solicitor gathers evidence on the claim and discusses with the victim what the likely amount of compensation payable will be. Between them they agree an amount that they will settle for.
- In some cases the in house specialist solicitor will make what is known as a Part 36 offer to the defendant, which is an offer to settle out of court for a pre agreed amount. If this is refused then the case will go to court.
- The in house specialist solicitor represents his or her client in court to fight for the compensation. In the majority of cases the victim needn’t attend court, but if you do you will be fully briefed by your legal team.
- The compensation amount is agreed and the victim receives their payment. Please note all this is done by Accident Advice Helpline on a one hundred per cent no win no fee agreement.
Date Published: 12th June 2014