If you have suffered injury or illness as a result of a trip or fall, a road traffic accident, an incident in your workplace or through medical negligence, then you may be entitled to claim compensation to help relieve the financial pressure.
Search the internet for information on how to go about making a personal injury claim and you will undoubtedly be faced with a vast number of websites, all offering slightly different advice on how to proceed. It can be difficult to know where to go to find the best injury claims solutions to suit you. Perhaps our no-nonsense guide as to what options you have available to you when it comes to claiming compensation can help:
Search for a solicitor
Should you want to take legal action to claim compensation from an individual, employer, business or local authority for illness or injuries you have sustained through no fault of your own, then your best bet is to find a solicitor with specialist knowledge to represent you. Finding the right person to fight your corner can be a daunting prospect but at Accident Advice Helpline our friendly, fully-trained advisers are on hand to help.
File a criminal injury claim
If you have been injured as the direct result of a criminal incident, or hurt accidentally at the scene of a crime, then you may be able to gain compensation by making a claim to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, based in Glasgow. Details of a police report and information regarding the nature of the injuries you sustained as a result of the crime will be requested.
Trust the experts
Accident Advice Helpline was established in the year 2000 and is now one of the UK’s leading personal injury law firms. We are proud to have the endorsement of consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen. She is happy to support us in our aim of providing simple injury claims solutions to those who have been hurt through no fault of their own, as the result of an accident or violent crime. The advantages of choosing Accident Advice Helpline to provide your injury claims solutions are that you can be sure you will receive the best possible advice through our team of expert solicitors, who work on a no-win, no-fee* basis to secure the compensation to which you are entitled.
Try our 30-second injury claims solutions
You may think that you could be entitled to receive some compensation as the result of an accident, yet you may still feel daunted by the idea of embarking on the claims process. Using our 30-second compensation calculator gives you a realistic idea of the amount of compensation you might be able to receive, which may help you decide which one of these injury claims solutions is best for you.
To chat to Accident Advice Helpline, dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone. Our initial advice is free.
Date Published: 22nd January 2013
Author: Louise Thacker