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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 Risley

    Do you want to file a compensation claim in Risley?

    According to the law in the United Kingdom, you can file a compensation claim in Risley if you were injured in an accident that was not caused by you. The logic behind this rule is quite clear and obvious; if anyone that was hurt in any way could claim for a financial compensation, very soon people would start injuring themselves only to get the money. What’s more, if you cause a problem yourself, you should be responsible for the consequences.

    However, if because of the mistake of another, or even more, their negligence, someone gets injured, they are entitled to make a claim and to receive a financial compensation. As long as they can prove that it was someone else’s fault, either a person, an institution or a company, they qualify for compensation and can make a compensation claim in Risley .

    What kind of injuries can you ask to be compensated for?

    The truth is that it doesn’t matter how you got injured, where or because of whom. It does matter when the case is processed, but before actually filing a compensation claim in Risley, you should be interested in two things:

    • who carries the blame for your injury?
    • how long ago the injury happened.

    You can ask for the compensation not later than three years after the injury. It is assumed that if you didn’t require the money in the first three years from the accident, you are not really interested in it, so you lose all your rights to ever be compensated for that injury. There are, however, a few exceptions. This time frame doesn’t apply when the injured party was a minor when the accident happened, or when the claim involves industrial diseases. If this is not the case, you shouldn’t wait too long to start your claim, especially since it doesn’t cost you anything to make a compensation claim in Risley.

    About fees, costs and expenses

    We just mentioned that it doesn’t cost you anything to start your claim. That might not be true for most legal advisors, but it is for Accident Advice Helpline. We don’t charge you anything when you start your claim and, moreover, we work on a no-win, no-fee basis. To be clearer, we only receive our fees if you receive your compensation.

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    Most claims are handled entirely over the telephone or online, so you don’t even have to leave your house and you can contact your legal advisor at any time, through our free, non-stop telephone line.

    If you’d like to know more about this, call us now at 0800 689 0500 or at 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You will talk to an Accident Advice Helpline advisor who will tell you everything you need to know about how to handle your compensation claim in Risley. If you want, you can start your claim right away.


    Date Published: 31st July 2013

    Author: laura.balut

    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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