The facts about claiming after an accident can sometimes become hidden in the hype that surrounds personal injury claims in the UK. You may know someone who has made a personal injury claim in the past or you may have even made a claim in the past yourself. However, no two personal injury claims are the same and so your experience may be very different. It is best to look beyond the hype and just focus on the things you need to know. Here are the 5 things that you need to know if you are going to hire an experienced claim lawyer in Dacorum.
The things your experienced claim lawyer in Dacorum needs you to know
- You cannot claim for all accidents – you can only make a claim if you can show that you did not cause the accident yourself and that someone else caused it. This is the person that you will be claiming from. You may be unsure about who was to blame for your accident, and when you feel like this it is best to give us a call at Accident Advice Helpline for some excellent advice and support.
- If you are sure that you have suffered a non fault accident, then you may well be able to make a claim on Accident Advice Helpline’s no win no fee* scheme. This means that you will not have to pay any up front legal fees to get your claim started. This is a great relief to most people as accidents can leave you out of pocket. Just let the advisers at Accident Advice Helpline know that you want your claim to be handled on a no win no fee* basis.
- Not all accidents can be classed as no win no fee* accidents, even if you were not to blame. If you have been injured in your accident, you will need to have had medical attention for your injuries. This could have been in a hospital Accident and Emergency department, or may have been at your local GP’s. Either way, your injuries will have been recorded in your medical notes and will act as evidence in your claim.
- You have to make a claim within three years of your accident, This is a set industry time limit and not just a limit applied by Accident Advice Helpline. This means that if your accident was more than three years ago we may not be able to take on your case. However, there are some exceptions for accidents involving children and industrial injuries, so it is always best to check with us if you are not sure.
If you do have a valid claim and wish to proceed, we will allocate you an experienced claim lawyer in Dacorum who is qualified to handle your case. Talk to us today to find out more and to start processing your claim.
Date Published: 2nd January 2015
Author: David Brown