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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 West Walsall

    In order for your claim to be successful there are various things you need to prove, and a certain amount of information that you need to be able to provide.

    Date and Location

    It may seem pretty obvious, but if you want to make a compensation injury lawyer then you will need to be able to tell your Accident Advice Helpline solicitor precisely when the accident which caused your injuries occurred. They will need to know the precise date, and if possible, a rough time when the accident occurred. This will help in establishing the validity of your claims with regards to the accident reporting you may have had to do if the accident occurred in a public place.

    Location is also exceptionally important. If you do not know the precise address at the time, then you will need to find out what this is so you can let you solicitor know.


    As well as any physical evidence that you can provide in terms of your actual injuries, your compensation injury lawyer West Walsall claim is likely to be more successful if you can provide documentary proof of your accident.

    For example, if you have been injured in a public place you might have been asked to complete a page in the accident reporting book. Ask to take a copy of this away with you, so you have a copy for your own records that you can forward to your solicitor.

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    Other documentary evidence will include your own medical records. If you have been injured in an accident, and this is why you are trying to make a compensation injury claim, then you will want to seek medical attention as soon as possible.

    Depending on the severity of your injuries this may be in the form of a paramedic, followed by a trip to A&E, or you might just want to visit your own GP, or Walk-In Centre as soon as possible following the accident.

    When you start your compensation claim, you will be asked to grant certain people access to your medical records. This will usually be an independent medical professional who will assess the extent of your injuries and will put forward their recommendations in terms of your prognosis and the impact your injuries have had on your life, and therefore affect the amount of financial compensation you will be awarded.

    Accident Advice Helpline are experts in compensation claims, with over 12 years’ experience in helping clients with their personal injury claims. You can be certain that Accident Advice Helpline will do all we can to make sure you compensation claim West Walsall is a success.

    We will be with you every step of the way to make sure you get the best possible legal advice, and as we operate on a no win no fee basis you will not be put at any financial risk.

    Date Published: 15th October 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.

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