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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

    Experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells


    How to pay for damage after an accident and how to find an experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells

    If you have had a serious road accident then there will be a lot of costs you need to deal with in the weeks that follow. You may have to pay for medical bills if you have been injured, will need to find money to cover you while you are off work, and will have to pay for the damage to your vehicle so that it is road-worthy again.

    Paying for this damage is probably the least important thing to deal with after an accident, as there will be many more critical issues in the first few days and weeks after your accident, but when it does come time to start paying for damage and getting your car back on the road, here are some ways in which you can do this.

    Claim on your insurance

    No one wants to have to claim on their insurance, as it takes away your no claims bonus the following year, and will also put up the price of your insurance for the next few years. However if you have been involved in a serious accident and the damage is extensive, you will need to claim on your insurance for the damage to your own vehicle and the other driver’s vehicle as well.

    Let your insurer know right away that you have had an accident and will be making a claim, so that the paperwork can be processed as quickly as possible and you can get your car back and on the road as soon as you can.

    Use an experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells to claim compensation

    Compensation can be a great help when it comes to paying for damage. Not only does compensation help you to pay for repairs, it also provides you with extra money for medical bills and time off from work. You should use an experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells to claim compensation to make the process easier on you, and should look for an experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells which works on a 100% no win no fee basis, and will support you throughout your claim. If you don’t have time to search for an experienced law firm in Tunbridge Wells, you may want to consider calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, as they can help you to put together a claim easily.

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    Use your savings

    If you have had an accident which was your fault, but the damage is minimal, it may actually be worthwhile using your savings to pay for the damage to yours and the other driver’s cars, as this may work out cheaper for you in the long run than trying to pay for the damage out of your insurance. Once you claim, your insurance will naturally go up the next year. It may not be worth doing this if there isn’t much to pay out.

    Date Published: 11th July 2014

    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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