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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

    Injury claim lawyer in Gilsland

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Gilsland

    Questions to Ask Your Injury Claim Lawyer in Gilsland

    An injury lawyer will gather together the evidence, complete paperwork and represent you in court. Before you hire an injury lawyer, you will want to do plenty of research to check that they are the right person for the job. This article lists some questions that you should ask any injury lawyer before you hire them, plus it also explains how to find a great injury lawyer that works in your area.

    What Qualifications Do You Hold?

    It is a requirement by law that lawyers undergo a lengthy training process in order to legally represent you in court. Make sure that the lawyer has all of the appropriate qualifications before agreeing to hire them.

    How Long Have You Been Working as a Lawyer For?

    You should also ask how long they have been working as a lawyer for. Although this is not the be all and end all, it will help to give you an indication as to how experienced they are.

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    What Do You Specialise In?

    You will want to find a lawyer who specialises in injury law.

    Do You Operate on a No Win No Fee* Basis?

    A no win no fee* service means that you do not have to pay any fees if your case is unsuccessful. There are some not so good law firms out there that will take on any case, even if they think it will be unsuccessful, just so they can get the legal fees. It is always best to choose a law firm that works on no win no fee* basis.

    How Much Compensation Can I Claim?

    This depends on your circumstances. The amount you are awarded will often depend on the seriousness of the injuries that you sustained. Compensation can be claimed for injuries, damage to your personal property, loss of earnings, medical bills, transportation costs and childcare costs.

    Accident Advice Helpline have a free compensation calculator on our website. This calculator lets you see if you have a valid claim or not, plus it will estimate just how much you may be able to claim should your case be successful, all in under 30 seconds.

    Finding an Injury Claim Lawyer in Gilsland to Help You

    You can find an injury lawyer who works in your area by searching online. The best lawyers will work for a specialist law firm. If you live within the UK, give Accident Advice Helpline a call. Our helpful operatives are on hand 24/7 to answer any questions that you may have regarding the claim process. We also have lawyers who work solely on a no win no fee* basis, so you really have nothing to lose. To see how much you could be awarded, give us a call today.

    Our customer service team can be reached 24 hours a day by calling from a landline on 0800 180 4123, or from a mobile on 0333 500 0992.

    Date Published: 13th November 2013

    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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.