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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 Lawyer in Dorking


    Many people suffer accidents and do nothing about it. Did you realise that two and a half million people in the UK suffer accidents every year through no fault of their own, and that only a third actually claim compensation? It may seem astounding, but it is a fact.

    If you have suffered an accident, don’t be a statistic if you want to make a compensation claim and need an injury lawyer in Dorking. The local area will have a choice of firms who can help you, or you can choose to take advantage of a nationwide service.

    Compensation claim facts

    Some other little known facts about compensation claims are:

    • Only 6% of the British population understand their legal rights to make a claim;
    • 19% of victims would have no idea how to start a claim and who to speak to;
    • Making a claim can highlight a dangerous situation that may put others at risk; and
    • In the year 2009 to 2010, over 78,000 claims were made against employers, so if you have suffered an accident at work then you are far from alone.

    Making a claim for compensation is your right

    Many people injured in accidents that were not their fault do not understand their rights under law and are often afraid to make a claim, feeling like a fraud or some type of scammer. Being injured in an accident that was not your fault means that you are entitled, by law, to make a compensation claim. This is so that you can not only receive compensation for your injuries, and any lost wages and expenses that have been created as a result, but also to bring to justice the people responsible and make them liable for their actions.

    Making a claim does not have to cost the earth

    New legislation means that there is no longer legal aid available for accident victims, but many solicitors offer a no win no fee policy that will mean should you lose, there will be no fees liable to be paid. If you should win, you are expected to cover 25% of the costs surrounding the case; of course, this will come out of the overall payout you receive.

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    Getting information

    If you want to make a compensation claim through an injury lawyer in Dorking, but would like more information on the claims process, then you should speak to an expert in the field such as Accident Advice Helpline. With over 15 years’ experience in the claims field, we work alongside over 200 legal partners, all of whom offer a no win no fee policy to their clients. We can be contacted on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    The initial call places you under no obligation, so you are free to discuss your circumstances and what your potential for making a successful claim is before you make that decision. Call us today and find out what you could be entitled to.

    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.