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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 Solicitors Leek Wootton


    Injury Solicitors Leek Wootton

    If you live in Leek Wootton you will be well aware that you won’t find a firm of injury solicitors in Leek Wootton. Even in such a quiet spot, though accidents, injuries and illnesses can occur, and you might find that you are in need of the services of a non-existent firm of injury solicitors in Leek Wootton.

    Injury solicitors for Leek Wootton

    In general you have three years from the date of an accident, for which you can prove you were not to blame, in which to claim for your injuries. However, as there are some types of accidents and injuries for which you only have two years to file a personal injury compensation claim, you should ascertain how long you have to file your particualr claim. You can find out by contacting a firm of injury solicitors for Leek Wootton or elsewhere, or by calling us at Accident Advice Helpline.

    You also have three years from first being diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was caused by another person’s negligence, in which to file a personal injury compensation claim.

    Claiming for injuries from a crime

    If you have been injured during the course of a crime, you have only two years in which to file a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) if the crime took place in England, Wales or Scotland.

    You can download a form to complete from the CICA’s website and fill it in yourself without the need for a solicitor. However, as the claims’ process can be long and complex, you will probably need to hire a criminal injuries solicitor to help you with the claim.

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    If you are injured in an assault which you did nothing to provoke, and you reported the crime to the police, you may be able to make a successful claim. The police will give you a unique crime reference number and will make a report, both of which you will need to make available to the CICA if you make a claim. You can claim between £1,000 and £500,000 in compensation for your injuries through the CICA.

    You can claim compensation even if the criminal(s) were not caught and there was no court case.

    If you need to appeal against any decision by the CICA, you would need the help of an experienced criminal injuries solicitor, as you would if you needed to know how much compensation were reasonable for your injuries and the pain, distress and suffering caused to you.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you need expert legal advice and help to file any personal injury compensation claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of our freephone numbers at any time. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or, from a mobile, call 0333 500 0993. Why not call now to find out how we may be able to help you?

    Road Traffic Accident stats for Warwickshire

    Year20112012201320142015
    All Casualties2,0782,0551,94422612091
    Slightly Injured1,7651,7561,65619461771
    Seriously Injured280271265287288
    Fatal3328232832

    Source: gov.uk

    Date Published: 5th January 2014

    Author: David Brown


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