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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

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    If you are injured and suffer at the hands of someone else’s incompetence then you might be planning to proceed with a claim.

    There are many different ways that people react to being in an accident. And one of those ways to react is to make a claim for financial recompense for the suffering you have undergone. There are often many hidden costs that come about as a result of accidents and therefore having a knowledgeable person at your side will help you make a claim for compensation for your injuries. You do not need any more stress at a time like this and the good news is that you might be able to use a no win no fee* lawyer, and it might be possible for you to get an interim payment, this can also be known as a Conditional Fee Agreement, CFA. It might be achievable to get hold of provisional payments from the defendant’s insurers when claims take a long time to resolve.

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    No win no fee* compensation

    Many people believe that the phrase ‘no win no fee*’ has to signify there is a trap. There is not. A lawyer working on a ‘no win no fee*’ case will cover fees by claiming from the other side. So if you lose, then there are no fees owed. So this means you can go ahead and make your claim using a lawyer ‘no win no fee* basis without worrying about the bills. Any compensation claim requires evidence. So you will find the benefit of having a lawyer to assist you with this process beneficial. Keep any evidence that will help you prove your case. This includes witness statements, photographs, and contact details of anyone there at the time of the incident.

    What sort of claims can be made on a no win no fee* basis?

    All personal injury compensation claims can be done by solicitors on a no win no fee* basis, commonly this includes:

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    • Clinical /remedial carelessness
    • Accidents at work
    • Road traffic accidents
    • Public liability (including slips, trips and falls)
    • Accidents on holiday
    • Sporting accidents

    Basically, a claim can be made in any situation where the defendant owes the claimant a duty of care and the defendant, causing an accident without the fault of the claimant, fails that duty of care. This duty is owed in most walks of life from employers to their employees, doctors to their patients, road users to each other and so on. Accident Advice Helpline is very experienced at dealing with a variety of claims. We are here to advise you every step of the way.

    Date Published: 10th February 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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