Personal injury law is one of the more complicated areas of the legal system. With claim and counter claim flying backwards and forwards it can be difficult to be certain of your ground and to know how to back up your case.Added to that is the further complication of finding someone who is high quality and based close enough to offer a good face to face service. If you’re looking for a personal injury claim lawyer in Hellingly, for example, how should you go about finding a solicitor who is right for your case.
Finding an injury claim lawyer in Hellingly
First of all it’s important to realise that not all personal injury solicitors are created equal. Some are more expensive than others while there are those who will be more suited to different types of personal injury law.
As such it’s important to not only look at qualifications and accreditations, but also to delve more deeply into their professional background. Most solicitors will specialise in one or more areas of personal injury claims. If you’re dealing with a firm of solicitors rather than just an individual, it is also likely that they will equip themselves with a number of solicitors all of whom have complementary skills allowing them to offer someone appropriate to your case.
For example – let’s say you’ve been in a car accident. In this case there is the issue of assessing the injury itself and the extent of damages which should be awarded, and of course establishing the question of blame.
In an incident such as this there are likely to be several versions of what happened, so it pays to be forearmed. Get as many witness statements as possible from people who were there at the scene.
Choosing between firms
When it comes to selecting the firm itself you could always try a search on the internet. Type in injury claim lawyer in Hellingly to see a list. If you’re lucky there may be some customer reviews of the solicitor – in much the same way as if you were looking for a restaurant or hotel.
However, to be really sure, you could try to look at a specialist organisation like Accident Advice Helpline. We’ve been set up specifically to help people such as you get information before making a claim.
Your first port of call should be to pick up the phone and speak to one of our advisors. They will take you through every step of the process and help you go about finding an injury lawyer who will be appropriate for your case.
As well as having the right background the solicitor we connect you with will work on a no win no fee* basis. It’s important, we feel, in establishing a sense of trust that you, as the customer, will not have to risk any money should the outcome go against you.
So, to find an injury lawyer give us a call. You can contact us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.
Date Published: 5th December 2013
Author: David Brown