“I heard that you can claim compensation if you have an accident and you got injured. I had an accident recently, but I’m not sure how to go about making a claim. I mean, surely there must be certain criteria you have to meet? Can you tell me a bit more about it, please?”
Certainly – at Accident Advice Helpline, we are more than happy to oblige. You don’t say what type of accident it is that you had, but that’s fine – we deal with a wide range of them. Here are some examples:
- A broken ankle from slipping and falling in the high street
- Whiplash from being in a road traffic accident
- Burns from a faulty electrical product that caught fire
So you can see that there is a range of different circumstances. Personal injury also includes industrial diseases, such as vibration white finger from working with pneumatic drills in construction.
The crux of the matter is:
- Did the accident cause personal injury?
- Was it someone else’s fault that it happened?
If so, a claim could be made, and our solicitors in Hockley Heath are ready to take on your case.
What else you need to know about making a claim
First of all, our solicitors in Hockley Heath all work on a 100% no win no fee basis, which means that you don’t need to worry about fees if your claim is unsuccessful.
If you are successful, you will receive a payment made up of money for the injury and reimbursement of expenses associated with the injury – e.g. taxi fares to hospital appointments; a home help for assistance with household chores.
Unfortunately, we cannot tell you how long your case will take to be processed, because every case is different. Our solicitors in Hockley Heath will do their professional best to ensure everything is done as efficiently as possible, and no corners will be cut in the process.
You have only three years to make your claim
Unless you were a minor when the accident happened, or it is a case of industrial disease, a time limit of three years from the date of your injury applies.
Make sure you call us as soon as possible! You’re in safe hands – we are endorsed by Esther Rantzen, the noted champion of consumer rights, and our clients are delighted with our service.
How to contact solicitors in Hockley Heath
With Accident Advice Helpline, it is easy to get started. All you need to do is dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You can even text “claim365” to 88010 if you wish, and someone will get back to you.
At Accident Advice Helpline, everything we do is underpinned by integrity, dependability, reliability and accountability, so you can be absolutely sure that we have your best interests in mind when one of our solicitors in Hockley Heath takes on your claim.
Date Published: 31st March 2014
Author: David Brown