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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 for car

    A Guide to the work of a lawyer for car accident victims

    This brief guide will give insight into the work done by a lawyer for car accident victims.


    When individuals are involved in a vehicle accident they are entitled to claim compensation for any injuries or distress they may have been subject to as a result of the accident and this work is usually undertaken by a lawyer for car accident victims on their behalf.

    What does the lawyer look for before they will take a case on?

    There are certain criteria that under normal circumstances qualify a victim for a compensation claim and these are;

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    • The victim must have been involved in an accident that was not their fault
    • The victim must have sought medical advice soon after the accident in regard to the injuries they sustained as a result of the accident
    • The accident must have been within the last three years

    What kind of things does the lawyer for car accident victims advise can be claimed for?

    In reality the specialist lawyer for car accident cases will look at all injuries that are sustained by victims as a result of the car accident but common injuries are;

    • Whiplash
    • Head injuries
    • Loss of earnings
    • Long term loss and impact on human life as a result of the accident

    Having ascertained the initial claim facts, the lawyer for car accident victims will then take more detailed information about the nature of the accident and the injuries the victim has sustained. This will include reviewing reports compiled by medical staff who attended the accident initially like ambulance staff and subsequent follow up medical information provided by doctors and medical staff.

    Where can a lawyer for car accident victims be found?

    There are a few specialist lawyers that work for legal practices that have departments or who are solely devoted to working in this specialist area of the law and reputation is everything. It is vital that potential claimants seek out reputable lawyers to deal with their compensation claims. Independent companies like Accident Advice Helpline (AAH) have built their reputation for over a decade by working with some of the best legal firms in the field of accident compensation.

    A lawyer for car accident victims working with AAH will have spent many years building up the necessary expertise needed to work in this complex area of the law. What do accident victims have to do to find these experts?

    • They can call AAH on the Freephone number 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
    • They can go online at and find out within 30 seconds if a potential claim could be submitted

    How do the fees work in a compensation claim?

    Lawyers for car accident victims who work with AAH work on a no win no fee basis and the initial call on AAH’s Freephone number or online enquiry means that finding out whether a claim can be made is free to the potential claimant.

    Date Published: 24th January 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.