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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 crash compensation claim


    You may be surprised to know that you can make a car crash compensation claim up to three years after an accident. This benefits people who were too traumatised by the event to even consider taking legal action at the time.

    If this applies to you, it could have been that you were trying to cope with your injuries, recovering psychologically, or just trying to get through a day’s work in pain from the lasting effects your injuries. If you want to find out whether or not you still have a legitimate claim, we make it easy for you. You can either:

    1. Take the 30-second test on our website – you will need to input a few basic details about your accident and the nature of your injuries. In addition to telling you if your claim is still valid, the results will provide an estimate of the amount of compensation you might receive.
    2. Call our free helpline to discuss your accident with one of our specially-trained advisers. They will provide the same information, and guide you through the claims process in more detail if you think you might want to make a claim.

    Starting a car crash compensation claim

    If you decide that this is the right thing to do, Accident Advice Helpline will support you throughout the process, both practically and emotionally. If it has been some time since the accident, talking about it can bring the emotional trauma back to the surface. Our helpline advisers are trained to deal with the specific needs of accident victims, and we understand your concerns in making a car crash compensation claim.

    You will have access to the services of our expert solicitors, who all specialise in personal injury compensation claims. We will connect you with a solicitor best suited to your needs. Once we have done this, you can rest assured that you will have our full support, and we can put your mind at rest about any issue regarding your claim if you phone our helpline.

    Your car crash compensation claim solicitor

    One of the benefits of making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline is that you do not need to pay anything up-front, as we operate on a basis of no-win, no- fee basis; so you pay us nothing to start your injury claim. Most of our clients do not need to attend court as our solicitors are able to negotiate a settlement over the phone. However, you may need to attend an independent medical assessment as part of your claim.

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    Making a claim for compensation need not be as stressful as many people think. So take the first step and find out if you are eligible to make a car crash compensation claim by phoning our helpline today. Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.

    Date Published: 11th January 2013

    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.