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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

    Gateshead personal injury claims

    If you live in Gateshead personal injury claims can seem to be pretty complicated, but that need not be the case. Indeed, as long as you understand what you’re looking for and how to go about it, you may well find that it’s easier than you thought possible to make an effective claim. Here’s why.

    Getting help

    It’s unlikely that you’re often going to need the services of a personal injury lawyer so it’s equally unlikely that you’re going to fully understand what your rights are under the law and how the process works.

    This is why it’s important to ask the help of an expert. They can tell you one way or another if you have a good claim to make and also how much that claim might be worth in practice. This is an important conversation to have in all directions. If you make a claim which turns out to have only the tiniest chance of success you’ll end up wasting your time and money – not to mention giving fuel to those who criticise anyone who makes a personal injury claim. Equally, many people don’t even think about making a claim because they never even realise they have a good case to make. For this reason it’s always important to make sure that no matter what happens you find out what your rights are.

    Making personal injury claims

    So let’s say for a moment that we do think you have a good claim to make. The next question is to look at the things you can do to improve your chances of a successful outcome. This might start with an assessment of what evidence you have to back up your claims. The majority of personal injury cases are usually settled out of court. However, in those cases when they do go to court, it is down to the courts to decide where the evidence points them. As a claimant you will have to prove that the defendant was at fault and that the injury is as bad as you say it is. If you can’t do this then the courts will have no choice but to find against you.

    Paying for Gateshead personal injury claims

    Last but by no means least the big thing that worries people about making personal injury claims is the fear that they may be letting themselves in for a major financial risk. However, if you choose Accident Advice Helpline that’s not something you need to be worried about because we work on the basis of no-win, no-fee. This means that if we can’t help you to win your case you won’t owe us a single penny.

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    So if you’re looking for Gateshead personal injury claims call us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 5th September 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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