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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

    Do I need a solicitor for a personal injury claim?

    When people sustain injuries through an accident that’s not their fault, the first thing that they often ask is, “Do I need a solicitor for a personal injury claim?”

    Do I need a solicitor for a personal injury claim?

    Of course, many people think they need a solicitor for this situation – and this is rightly so. But how do you find one? You may hunt through the phone book or do an online search, but who can you trust? There’s a lot of information to sift through.

    You might want to find someone who lives near you, or perhaps a friend knows of someone they’d recommend. But do they have specialist knowledge in personal injury claims? How many accident at work or road traffic accident cases have they actually won?

    Accident Advice Helpline are here to help

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we take all the hassle out of finding the right solicitor for you. If you’ve taken a tumble in Telford or broken bones in Berkhamstead, we can put you in touch with a specialist solicitor who is an expert in personal injury claims. With over 200 solicitors across the country at our fingertips, we will have someone who can help you.

    We’ll work with you to liaise with those responsible for your injuries, which may involve attending one additional medical assessment. When we contact those responsible, we’ll outline the details of your injury and explain how it occurred, requesting that they respond saying whether they accept responsibility. If they accept the blame, we’ll aim to settle out of court and this is normally the case.

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    The compensation amount can vary greatly, and we’ll only be able to provide a figure after discussions with you.

    Accessing our support: the 30-second test

    It’s so easy to get in touch with us. Start by taking our 30-second test to see if you’re eligible for compensation. You’ll have to make sure that the accident took place in the last three years and it’s great to have as much information to hand about your injury including when and where the accident took place, whether there were any witnesses and if you have any doctors’ reports.

    Call our freephone number any time, day or night

    If you’d rather speak to someone directly, call our freephone number on 0800 689 0500. Our friendly and professional advisors are there to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you can talk to them in confidence. Whatever you say to them won’t go any further, and if you decide no to go ahead with the claim then that’s okay.

    To answer the question “Do I need a solicitor for a personal injury claim?” the answer is yes, and Accident Advice Helpline can help you to find one who’s right for you.

    Date Published: 17th May 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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