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    Myths about claiming compensation in Epsom and Ewell


    Personal Injury Solicitors in Epsom and Ewell

    Common myths about claiming compensation in Epsom and Ewell

    Compensation claims are made on a regular basis. Sadly, accidents occur daily thanks to the fast pace of modern life. Myths about claiming compensation in Epsom and Ewell abound.

    Victims rightly want to get the money they deserve for the suffering they have encountered. Nonetheless, one issue is that there tends to be a lot of misinformation on the Internet.

    We aim to put this misinformation to bed in this post by revealing some of the most common myths.

    Claims are time consuming and complicated

    The thought of complicated procedures and a long wait for justice prevent many accident victims from making a compensation claim.

    Our expert personal injury lawyers go all out to provide a stress free service. Solicitors that work on a no win no fee* basis, as ours do, have no wish to drag the claim out.

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    Most claims are settled within the year. Moreover, we aim to make the process as hassle-free and stress-free as possible. You need not worry about it being complex.

    You have to go to court

    This is one of the biggest myths regarding personal injury compensation. In fact, did you know that less than three per cent of cases end up in a courtroom? Of course there are no guarantees and every case is different. Nonetheless, it is highly unlikely that your compensation claim will end up going to court. If this happens your lawyer will be by your side.

    You will get sacked if you make a claim against your employer

    Of course, every employer is different. Nonetheless, if your employer is liable for the injuries you have experienced, it is their duty to ensure you are compensated. They all know of their responsibility to provide a safe working environment.

    Moreover, if your employer were to sack you because of your claim, you would then have grounds for unfair dismissal.

    Your employer will know of this and avoid another expensive outcome. Employers are also insured against compensation claims so you won’t be ruining a business by making a claim.

    It’s better to wait for treatment until after the case is settled

    This is one of the worst myths out there! Don’t jeopardise your health – it certainly won’t help your case. In fact, if you don’t see a medical professional for your injuries as soon as you can after your accident, you will struggle to make a successful claim.

    Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline

    Our helpline numbers are 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    You can try the 30 second test on our website, http://www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk/30-second-test. With just a few clicks, you can find out whether you’re eligible to claim.

    Or you can text ‘Claim365’ to 88010.

    Now we’ve dispelled the myths about claiming compensation in Epsom and Ewell what’s stopping you getting justice?

    Date Published: 23rd September 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 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.

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