When you make a claim you are likely to want to know what the cost of personal injury lawyers in Preston is going to be. However, this is not always easy to ascertain, and not something that you are going to be able to calculate from the outset of your claim.
What determines the cost of a personal injury lawyers in Preston?
Here at Accident Advice Helpline our solicitors all work on a no win, no fee basis. What this means is that you will only have to pay our legal fee if we are able to secure you financial compensation for your injuries. On some level then there is always a chance that there will be no cost of a personal injury lawyers in Preston.
However, if your claim is a success then you will have to pay a fee, and how much you pay will ultimately be determined by how much compensation you are actually awarded. This is because your solicitors fee will be a percentage of the ultimate compensation that you are given at the end of the claims process. This will be a pre-agreed amount and the percentage will always be capped at 25%. This means that you will always know that you will walk away with more compensation than you pay out.
How do you know how much your claim is worth?
Determining what your claim is going to be worth is also a difficult question to answer as there are many things that go in to determine that too. The severity of your injuries will have a large impact on how much you are likely to be compensated for as will the actual impact that your injuries have caused you.
While a broken leg is always going to be an inconvenience, if you work in an office you may still be able to do your job. However, if you are a professional driver you are likely to have to take extensive time off until you are fully recovered. This means that you could miss out on valuable income.
You may also find that as a result of your injury you incur additional costs that leave you out of pocket. Perhaps you live alone but have a dog – who you are now no longer able to walk. If this is the case then you may have to pay someone to walk the dog on your behalf.
Why not call Accident Advice Helpline today for free on 0800 689 0500 to find out more or even speak to us on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 22nd September 2015
Author: David Brown