How to claim compensation in Kent
To claim compensation in Kent for a personal injury, you will need the services of a lawyer. You may have been recommended a lawyer by an insurance firm, or are thinking about a local lawyer who you have used before, but to maximise your chances of making a successful claim, and to ensure you get the best deal, we would recommend using an injury lawyer.
Alright, so we may be a little biased! But the fact is that we are one of the most successful law firms in the industry, with over fourteen years of experience in handling personal injury claims. We are committed to what we do and will do all that we can to get you the best compensation package possible.
We were founded in 2000, after the UK Government stopped legal aid funding for personal injury claims, because we believe that people should be able to get their compensation without paying money legal fees upfront – many people simply couldn’t do this even if they wanted to. Our lawyers work exclusively under conditional fee agreements (‘no win, no fee’), taking the gamble out of claiming compensation in Kent for your injury or illness.
In addition to our lawyers, we have a twenty four hour helpline where you can find all the help and advice you need prior to making your claim. Our fully trained advisers can confirm your eligibility to claim, and answer any questions you have about the claim process, for free – calling our helpline puts you under no obligation to continue claiming with us.
- The patron of Accident Advice Helpline is consumer rights champion Esther Rantzen.
To qualify for personal injury compensation, your injury (or illness) needs to have been caused by someone else’s negligence, i.e. you were injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault. You can claim for any injury or illness, including psychological conditions such as stress, depression and anxiety.
You have three years from the date you realised you were injured or unwell in which to make submit your claim.
- If you are unsure about whether or not you are entitled to compensation, please call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone; one of our advisers will confirm your eligibility straight away.
Your compensation payment will be paid to you either at the order of a court or law, or after an out of court agreement – most personal injury claims are settled out of court, this keeps costs down for all parties involved and means that you don’t have to attend a court hearing.
You will be compensated for the pain and stress of your injury and reimbursed for any resulting financial costs, such as lost earnings or the money spent on private medical care.
For more information about claiming compensation in Kent please call 0800 689 0500. Or 0333 500 0993 if calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 29th July 2014
Author: David Brown