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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

    Motor accident injury claim

    Motor accident injury claim

    If you have suffered personal injury in a motor accident within the last three years, you may be eligible for a motor accident injury claim. It’s a sad fact that however careful we try to be as road users, we cannot plan for every eventuality. Any combination of weather, bad driving by other road users, mechanical failure or unpredictable events can cause an accident.

    All vehicle drivers are required by law to have a valid insurance policy and if the accident was not your fault and a motorist with third party cover hit you, you may be able to make a motor accident injury claim.

    We can help

    Accident Advice Helpline is here to advise and support you with your claim. A car accident is a traumatic and stressful business, especially in the immediate aftermath. Some injuries, such as whiplash, take time to manifest themselves and after the event, it isn’t always clear what to do. Take our 30-second test to see if you qualify for a motor accident injury claim. Just answer the questions and we’ll tell you quickly if you can proceed. If your claim is valid, we act on your behalf and our team of experienced lawyers will seek to win you the compensation due to you.

    Professional expertise and experience

    For more than 15 years, Accident Advice Helpline has helped thousands of individuals claim the compensation rightfully due to them after accident or injury. We have gained a reputation for accountability, reliability and integrity. We are endorsed by consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen, who has fought tirelessly throughout her career for many consumer causes. Our friendly, professional advisors work hard to ensure that making a claim is as fast and efficient as it can be. We offer you free advice and you do not have to proceed if you don’t want to.

    Making a motor accident injury claim

    • At the time of the accident, call the emergency services immediately in cases of injury.
    • Place a warning triangle for other traffic as soon as you can.
    • Obtain the contact details of any witnesses, if there are any and if they are willing to provide them.
    • Obtain details of the third party driver and write them down, including their name, address, phone numbers, vehicle registration number and insurance company details.
    • Keep a notebook in the car. Write down what happened as far as you can remember, while it’s fresh in your mind.
    • Make a note of hazards, weather, road and traffic conditions that may have contributed to the accident.
    • Take photographs if possible.
    • Above all, keep calm.
    • Call us as soon as you can.

    You are entitled

    There is no shame in making a motor accident injury claim. Victims suffer pain and inconvenience, sometimes weeks or months of rehabilitation, interruptions to their career and loss of earnings, not to mention disruption to their lives. If you have been the victim of a motor accident within the last three years, contact our friendly, professional advisers at Accident Advice Helpline and ask what we can do for you.

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    Date Published: 10th 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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