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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

    Derby car crash


    If you have been involved in a car crash in or around Derby, then you could be thinking of making a personal injury compensation claim. If you have been in a Derby car crash which was not your fault, but caused by another person’s negligence, you may have grounds to file a claim for damages.

    Derby car crash

    You may have been in a Derby car crash and exchanged details with the driver who caused the accident and then discovered that the person was not insured. You can still receive compensation, although you will probably need the services of an expert solicitor who has experience of dealing with successful claims in this field. It is estimated that one in twenty drivers in the UK are driving illegally without insurance.

    Car crashes involving uninsured drivers

    If you have a crash with a driver who has no insurance, then the accident should be reported to the police within five days. You then have up to nine months to make a claim for damages. If you received only minor injuries and also want to claim for damage to your property then the claim can usually be settled within four or five months. You can claim compensation from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB), but it would be wise to contact a specialist road traffic accident solicitor to help you file your claim. He or she can also advise you about how much compensation you should or shouldn’t accept. You can also appeal against any decision you don’t agree with and this would be best handled by a specialist solicitor.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you have been injured in a Derby car crash which was not your fault and want to proceed with a personal injury compensation claim, then you could contact us at Accident Advice Helpline for expert advice.

    You can visit our Accident Advice Helpline website where you will see that our patron is Esther Rantzen. She, you may remember, was a TV celebrity who supported the rights of the consumer – you. You can also read the information on our website and discover more about us. We are a law firm which has been working in the personal injury compensation field for more than fifteen years. We work with a team of solicitors all of whom are specialists in personal injury compensation claims. These solicitors are based all over the country and they can advise you on how best to proceed if they believe you have a good case to make a claim.

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    When you have found out more about us, then you might want to call us for expert legal advice. We have two freephone numbers which you can ring either from a landline or a mobile. The number to ring from a landline is 0800 689 0500 and from a mobile phone, you can call for free on 0333 500 0993. Call us whenever you like, as our phone lines are open 24/7, so no matter what day or time it is, call us for expert legal advice.

    Date Published: 14th July 2013

    Author: leva20

    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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