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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 for car crash


    Thousands of people claim compensation for car crash injuries every day and experienced compensation providers like Accident Advice Helpline are dealing with hundreds of claims every day. However, for you, the victim, this may well be the first time that you have made a claim. You are inexperienced and do not know what to do for the best. If this applies to you the following questions and answers should help.

    Questions and answers about claiming compensation for car crash injuries

    Q: What exactly is compensation for car crash injuries?

    A: Compensation for car crash injuries is a sum of money that you claim from the person who was at fault in the accident. This is generally claimed from a car insurance policy and so the money comes from an insurance company, although this is not always the case. Accident Advice Helpline has a team of highly trained professional advisers who can tell you more about this.

    Q: Can I get some help with claiming compensation for car crash injuries?

    A: Yes, you can ring Accident Advice Helpline at any time of the day, that’s a 24/7 service. They are endorsed by the TV consumer champion Esther Rantzen.

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    Q: How do I know if I have grounds for a claim?

    A: Start by calling Accident Advice Helpline. The grounds for each claim are assessed by them using a unique 30 second test. If the test shows that your claim is likely to succeed you then make the final decision about going ahead.

    Q: Should I get a lawyer to help?

    A: Yes, claims are best handled by the legal experts. The legal experts that specialise in this type of law are called personal injury lawyers. Accident Advice Helpline uses a panel of over 200 legal partners located in different parts of the UK. They will select the right lawyer for you and so save you the hassle of doing so. Your case will be handled on the no win no fee scheme so you will not have to pay any upfront legal costs.

    Q: Is there a time limit for making a claim?

    A: Yes there is. It is always best to make the claim as soon as possible as all the details are fresh in your mind and the evidence is at hand. You actually have up to three years to make a compensation for car crash claim. The time taken to resolve each claim varies.

    Q: What can I claim for?

    A: Firstly you will claim for the injury and you will provide evidence of that. This includes details of any hospital appointments, visits to doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths, operations and medication. In general, the more serious the injury the more money you get. Then you also claim for the money that you have lost as a result of the injury. This includes loss of wages, travel expenses, private treatment (e.g. physiotherapy) paying for childcare or for help with household tasks.

    To discuss your claim with a member of our expert team dial 0800 689 0500 now.

    Date Published: 28th February 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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