How to get the best payout after an accident

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How to get the best payout after an accident that wasn’t your fault

Making a compensation claim can seem like an impossible undertaking. It can feel as though there are so many decisions to be made and so many options on how to go about making you claim, but it doesn’t have to be difficult.

Here is our quick guide on the ways you can approach your accident compensation claim and how to get the best payout after an accident.

Step 1: Decide on your priorities

Your accident is unique to you, which means that your compensation claim is also unique to you. Only you can decide what you want from your claim. But our advice to you is to take time to decide on your priorities. Some of the most common priorities are:

  • How to get through the process with as little stress and hassle as possible;
  • How to get the best payout after an accident or get the largest award; and
  • How to be most in control of the whole process and be involved at every stage.

You will have your own ideas about you priorities. There isn’t a right or wrong answer, but once you have decided on the central priority to you then you will be in a good position to decide on the level of help that will suit you best.

Step 2: Register your claim in the way that suits you best

Once you understand what you want out of your compensation claim, you can register your claim in the way that suits you, so if for example you are anxious to be in full control of your claim at every stage, you may want to appoint your own personal injury solicitor and handle all paperwork and correspondence yourself.

However, if you are someone who wants to get on with normal life while your claim is fought on your behalf, you would benefit from a comprehensive support package that provides you with a  solicitor, completes your paperwork and only involves you to keep you updated on progress.

If your priority, however, is how to get the best payout after an accident, then you need to be looking at asking a professional to handle your case for you.

A company that has years of experience in fighting compensation claims that are similar to yours will know exactly what to do to maximise your compensation award.

Many companies will offer you a no-win, no-fee* service. Some, including Accident Advice Helpline, will even take your case with no upfront fee, which means you have no financial risk to worry about.

Because these companies work on a no-win, no- fee* basis, it is in their interest to make sure that you get the best result from your claim, so you can relax knowing that you are after the same goal.

How much might your payout be?

You can find out how much your claim might be worth by using our unique online 30-second compensation calculator.

We have fought claims for over fifteen years, so we are able to give you an instant estimate of your potential compensation award.  Alternatively, you could call us on our helpline on 0800 689 0500, or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

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