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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

    Expert injury lawyer in Teddington


    When someone else has injured you, you have a right to be compensated. But there are things that you can do right after an accident that can hurt your claim even before you make it. Below are some of the most common and problematic mistakes that you can make after an accident that can hurt your claim even if you have an expert injury lawyer in Teddington to help you with your claim.

    Never say you’re not hurt before hiring an expert injury lawyer in Teddington

    If you don’t feel any kind of pain after you have been in the accident, you might think it’s not necessary to go to the doctor. A lot of people often are going to feel much worse the day after an accident. Simply because you don’t feel any pain right after the accident, it doesn’t mean that you’re not injured. If you claim not to be hurt and you discover that you are hurt the next day, it might be denied.

    Never say it’s your fault before hiring an injury lawyer

    You are going to be emotional right after the accident and you may say something that you don’t mean. But you should avoid doing this. If you make the claim that it was your fault and it’s discovered that the fault wasn’t yours, it’s going to be a lot harder to make your claim for your personal injury. There are people who are experts in investigating the faults with car insurances so leave it to the experts. Otherwise things could really get messy and you could create a lot of problems for yourself.

    Don’t say you’re not represented

    The insurance company is going to be happy if you tell them you don’t have a solicitor. The solicitors know all of the tactics with insurance companies and a solicitor is going to make sure you’re going to get the most from your compensation claim. You should always have someone who is representing you with your claims. If you don’t want to get a solicitor, there are a lot of them who are going to offer you advice free of charge on making your compensation claims whiplash. Once you speak with one of them, you might discover that it’s a good idea to have one after all.

    One of the things that many people have trouble with is choosing their injury lawyer. With a lot of them to choose from, they don’t know which one is the best for them. But we have helped many people with finding the lawyer for them. A call to our toll free number can help you with finding the right lawyer for your case and help you get started on the road to recovery from your injuries and from your losses. Call 0800 689 0500 today!

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    Date Published: 9th November 2013

    Author: Emma Matthews

    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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