There are many questions victims ask the friendly and helpful advisors at Accident Advice Helpline before they decide the want to proceed with a personal injury claim in Essex, and here we have picked a few of the more common ones to answer for you.
Who can make a personal injury claim in Essex for compensation?
Anyone can make a personal injury claim in Essex, as long as the legal rules apply to their situation. The rules are:
- You must have been in an accident that was not your own fault
- You must have been injured in the accident
- Your injuries must have been severe enough to need medical attention
- The accident must have happened sometime in the previous three years.
Does my type of accident mean I can make a personal injury claim in Essex for compensation?
All accidents come under the umbrella of personal injury claims, as long as they fir the above rules. There are some other types of claims that are affected by the time limits, such as claims for industrial illnesses, or if the victim was less than 18 at the time of the incident. The expert claims advisors at Accident Advice Helpline will explain all the differences to you, if you think you may be eligible to make a personal injury claim.
I have had to pay out a lot of money, can I claim it back?
As long as the expenses, and loss of earnings, you have had to bear are because of the accident, you can claim them back if your claim is successful. You will need proof of them though, so should make sure you get receipts for everything.
My life, and the life of my family has been ruined by the accident, can I claim anything for this?
The impact the accident and your injuries have had on your life will be looked at closely by the lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline and will be included as part of your personal injury claim in Essex.
How much money do I have to pay you before you will take on my claim?
You do not have to pay us any money at all to start the work on your claim. We will not ask you for payments throughout the claim either, and if it should prove unsuccessful, we will still not ask you for any money. We use the no win no fee* agreement, as it is the only way we can be certain that anyone entitled to make a claim can afford to do so.
Why should I use Accident Advice Helpline instead of some other solicitor?
It is not just us that think we are the best option to make your personal injury claim, so do many thousands of past claimants who have received the compensation they deserved. Esther Rantzen thinks we are pretty good too – she endorses and recommends our services to all innocent victims because she likes the way we take care of our claimants, and make sure they get a fair deal when they make their personal injury claim.
Date Published: 21st October 2014