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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

    Injured in a transport accident

    Have you been injured in a transport accident?

    If you have been injured in a transport accident then there are a couple of questions which you should ask yourself. Firstly, you should ask whether you were injured in a transport accident that was somebody else’s fault and then you should ask whether you are prepared to accept the consequences of being injured in a transport accident even though it wasn’t your fault. If the answers to those two questions are yes and no respectively, then you should consider pursuing, personal injury compensation.

    When and why is compensation available?

    The law states that if you are injured or fall ill and somebody else was demonstrably to blame, then you are entitled to seek personal injury compensation. This compensation is available as a means for victims to gain recompense for the physical and psychological pain that they have suffered, as well as providing them with the financial means to cover medical bills and other costs associated with their ailment.

    How long do you have to claim?

    In the majority of cases there is a period of three years after an incident in which a victim can begin claims proceedings, but after this time has elapsed then their ability to claim is ended. There are other types of claims which are exempt from this, or any other, time limit. The first of these are claims which deal with an injury to a minor, in order to allow the victim themselves to claim when they reach the age of consent. The second are claims which deal with industrial diseases such as asbestos poisoning due to the fact that the symptoms of these ailments can take a number of years to manifest themselves. There are some claims which only have a two year limit.

    Who can help you to claim?

    The best way to be assured that your claim is handled in the very best way possible is to trust proceedings to Accident Advice Helpline; the very best personal injury compensation specialists. Accident Advice Helpline have over 15 years’ worth of experience of handling all manner of compensation claims and can call upon all of this expertise and knowledge when handling your case. What’s more, they can also boast the official endorsement of television personality and consumer campaigner Dame Esther Rantzen, as evidence of the sterling work that they have done for personal injury claimants for over a decade.

    Contacting Accident Advice Helpline?

    You can contact Accident Advice Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling either of their dedicated help lines available on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Both of these numbers are staffed by friendly and professional advisors who will be ready, willing and able to assist you in any way that you may require.

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    Date Published: 14th October 2013

    Author: Louise Thacker

    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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