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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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    Everyday life is something that is often maligned and thought of as dull but is something that is all too missed when something happens to irreparably change a person’s routine. One of the most profound and unfortunate ways in which this can be affected is via an unexpected injury or illness, and if this does occur then the misfortune of an individual can be great. Fortunately however, there is a way in which to gain some measure of recompense in some instances when your everyday life is rocked by an accident or injury.

    When compensation is available

    If you do suffer an injury or fall ill and it was demonstrably the fault of another party, be it an individual or an organisation, then UK law dictates that you are entitled to seek personal injury compensation. This entitlement to claim is in place in order to help to account for the physical, emotional and financial pain which a victim can suffer as a result of such an injury or illness, but how long do you have to claim?

    How long do you have to claim?

    In the majority of cases you have a total of three years from the event in question in which to begin claims proceedings before your entitlement to claim lapses. Claims which involve an injury to a minor or an industrial disease have different timeframes however, and if you have a potential claim in these areas it is best to seek advice as to how long you may have in which to claim. So, this now begs the question of where to turn for assistance with your claim?

    Do you trust local law firms?

    Some people do decide to individually source assistance from local law firms with their personal injury claims but this course of action does carry a fair amount of risk. This is the case as with local law firms you can never be sure of their level of expertise in the area of your individual case and this leaves open the possibility that they may not handle your claim as efficiently as required. Fortunately however, there is an alternative to trusting local law firms which potential claimants can explore.

    Trusting Accident Advice Helpline

    If instead, you decide to trust Accident Advice Helpline with the handling of your claim then you will benefit from over 16 years’ worth of experience which they have accrued in the field of personal injury claims. What’s more, their sterling work in this area for over a decade has also earned them the official endorsement of consumer campaigner Dame Esther Rantzen as evidence of their abilities. If they seem like the company for you, then you can contact Accident Advice Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0992 on your mobile.

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    Date Published: 12th January 2014

    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. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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