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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 lawyers in Powfoot

    Powfoot is 11 miles or 15 minutes from Gretna making it an ideal wedding base. Lets hope all the weddings are happy and uneventful, that no accidents happen to anyone while in the area, or while travelling from all parts of the country.  If accidents do happen, and someone causes other people to be injured, the injured parties may want to make personal injury compensation claims, and they may want to use injury lawyers in Powfoot.

    Third party insurance cover

    Many of the accident claims injury lawyers in Powfoot deal with have an insurance company involved somewhere.  The majority of policies include what is called third party cover.  This is the portion of the premium that pays for the eventuality of someone making a personal injury claim against you, if you have caused an accident in which they were injured.

    Often, victims put off making a claim because of the financial effect on the guilty party.  They don’t want to sue their boss for damages because they think it might cause the business to cease trading, or they wont sue their doctor because of the amount they think he will have to find. It is very rare that there is no insurance to cover the compensation and any related costs. Some of the policies are a legal requirement, and others by choice of the insured.

    The two main insurances that are a legal requirement are employers liability and motor insurance.

    • Motor insurance – It is illegal to ride or drive any sort of motorised vehicle on roads in the UK without at least having third party insurance.
    • Employer’s liability insurance – Most employers are legally required to have this insurance.  Employers will all be covered by a policy if an employee is injured in an accident at work.

    Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we deal with insurance companies all the time, so it’s no problem for us to sort your claim with them.

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    We have over 16 years of experience and the knowledge needed to make the whole process easy for you.

    We make it easy for you to assess your claim too, with no need to arrange appointments with injury lawyers in Powfoot. Our professional advisors can assess your claim for you over the phone.

    • You can claim if someone else was to blame.
    • You can claim if your injuries were treated by a doctor.
    • You must start your claim within 3 years. 

    You can even start your claim over the phone without having to pay any upfront fees. This is because we always work on a no-win, no-fee basis.

    Call now for injury lawyers in Powfoot

    Our advisors are here to help so why not give them a call? From a landline we have a freephone number which is 0800 689 0500 or if you’re calling from a mobile, the number to use is 0333 500 0993.

    It can take a a few months to settle your claim, so the sooner you call, the sooner we can get started.


    Date Published: 31st 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.