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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

    Compensation claim in Highfield


    Highfield is a suburb of Southampton, which lies in the south of England in the county of Hampshire and is situated at the Solent coastline. Highfield is mainly a residential area for students, as the main campus of Southampton University falls within its boundaries.

    The University of Southampton’s arts faculty is located at Avenue Campus, Highfield, as is its archaeology building. Students leaving home for the first time find a rich night and social life waiting for them at Southampton and the surrounding area, which is close to the New Forest National Park and various other attractions, making it a great place to live. The New Forest Wildlife Park and Reptile Centre, the lovely castle at Beaulieu, the pretty seaside resort of Lymington and Exbury Gardens also make for excellent day trips for families, which makes Southampton a sought-after city at the Hampshire coast.

    Being away from parents and family can, however, be quite a strain for some students, who lose their way without parental guidance and their support network of childhood friends. Binge drinking at the weekend is a common occurrence among student populations, not just in Southampton, but all over the country. More often than not, young people end up at the Accident and Emergency departments of their local hospitals, where their stomachs need to be pumped or they’ll die of alcohol poisoning.

    Self-inflicted harm does not qualify a person for making a compensation claim in Highfield. However, if you left home on your bike to cycle to Avenue Campus and a careless motorist knocked you off your bike, you could make a compensation claim in Highfield and expect to receive compensation for your injuries.

    Where can you make a compensation claim in Highfield?

    If you’re not sure you actually have a valid claim, visit Accident Advice Helpline’s website and complete their simple 30-second test. You only have to answer 3 easy questions and if you do qualify, a compensation calculator will estimate how much compensation you might be entitled to. This estimate will be based on the injuries you stated in the test.

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    You can also telephone and speak to an advisor on Freephone numbers 0800 689 0500 and 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Lines are available 24/7 and you’ll always get to speak to a friendly person, never an answer-phone or voicemail.

    TV presenter and consumer rights champion Esther Rantzen, who is Accident Advice Helpline’s patron, believes the secret of the helpline’s success lies largely in their “no fuss” approach to helping claimants receive access to justice and compensation.

    • All Accident Advice Helpline legal partners provide no win no fee services.
    • Claimants don’t have to make an upfront payment for legal fees.
    • Claimants don’t have to make a payment during the claims process.
    • The legal partners handle all the paperwork so claimants don’t have to.
    • Most claims are dealt with over the telephone or online, making the whole process more cost-effective, efficient and fast.

    Date Published: 3rd October 2013

    Author: joanna

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