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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

    Lawyer in Clapham


    It is estimated that over half a million accident claims are made every year in the UK so the law of averages dictates that a proportion of these will have to take place in the Clapham area and that these will be dealt with by a personal injury lawyer in Clapham. The claims are made by victims who have been injured in accidents or incidents that were not their fault.

    Successful accident claims require the injured person to be able to identify who was at fault and then a personal injury lawyer can start the process to recover compensation from that person. Compensation is a legal term that is used to describe the money that is received for the actual injury and for any financial loss that has resulted from that injury.

    Injuries dealt with by a personal injury lawyer in Clapham

    Any injury can be claimed for although there will have to be some evidence that the injury is genuine and this is provided by the medical notes that were made when you sought medical attention. This may have been at a hospital or at your local family doctor. Some common injuries would be:

    • Whiplash
    • Broken bones
    • Head injuries
    • Cuts and lacerations
    • Electrocutions
    • Sprained ankles
    • Psychological injuries

    A personal injury lawyer in Clapham can also help you claim for diseases that have developed as a result of your occupation. Industrial diseases include things like chest diseases in workers who were exposed to dusty conditions without proper breathing apparatus.

    The claims process carried out by a personal injury lawyer in Clapham

    Many people start the claims process by contacting Accident Advice Helpline. We have our own in-house team of highly trained experienced personal injury lawyers. They will handle your claim professionally and efficiently and can help you claim from:

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    • Private individuals
    • Companies
    • Motor insurance companies (for road traffic accidents)
    • Employer’s liability insurance companies (for accidents at work)
    • Public liability insurance companies (for accidents in public places)
    • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

    The compensation won by a personal injury lawyer in Clapham

    In general, the more serious injuries attract the higher levels of compensation, although you will not know exactly how much you will receive until the claim is finally settled. You can also claim for the money that you have lost because you are injured. This could include:

    • Loss of wages
    • Loss of regular overtime payments
    • Travel
    • Car parking
    • Paying for extra childcare
    • Paying for personal care
    • Paying for extra help with household tasks

    Some injuries can be very debilitating and have a huge effect on the victim’s life. If you are unsure about whether to start a claim because you are not sure that you want all the hassle then give Accident Advice Helpline a call and we can give you some straightforward advice.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 11th June 2017

    Author: Jan Newell

    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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