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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 Polesworth

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Polesworth

    The roads are dangerous places, and accidents are unfortunately very common. If you happen to be unlucky enough to encounter a road traffic accident in Polesworth, you must fulfil a range of legal obligations.

    Your legal obligations following a road traffic accident in Polesworth

    In the event of a road traffic accident, your primary concern should be identifying the injured and protecting everyone’s health and safety. You should therefore:

    • Stop and check for causalities
      While your main concern may be the passengers in your own motor vehicle, you should take the time to check on the other parties involved. If you encounter an injured individual, you may find it necessary to call for emergency assistance.
    • Warn other motorists
      To warn oncoming motorists of the dangers posed by the accident scene, turn on your hazard lights. This is critical if the accident has occurred in an area where there are vast moving vehicles.

    Once you are satisfied that the injured individuals have received emergency medical assistance, you should:

    • Take photographs of the accident scene
      You should try to take as many photographs of the accident scene as possible. If you do not have a camera to hand, you should use the camera on your smart phone or tablet.
    • Document the incident in your own words
      In addition to taking photographs, you should also reconstruct the accident sequence on paper, including details such as the behaviour of your fellow motorists and the weather conditions at the time of the crash.

    Your right to personal injury compensation

    If you have sustained an injury in the road traffic accident, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Following an accident, the prospect of making a claim against another motorist may seem like a stressful and time consuming task.

    However, a personal injury lawyer will be able to help you to make your claim.

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    Looking for an accident lawyer in Polesworth?

    At Accident Advice Helpline, our accident lawyers, who have a wealth of experience in dealing with 100% no win, no fee* road traffic accident claims, will be pleased to provide you with the guidance you require.

    We do not have a personal injury lawyer in Polesworth working directly for us but this doesn’t matter, we can still help you claim as we are a national injury law firm that covers all areas of the UK. So if you need a personal injury lawyer in Polesworth or anyway make us your first point of call.

    To hire the services of an accident lawyer, please call our freephone helpline or provide us with your details via our 30-second test.

    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: 8th February 2014

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