When it comes to making New Forest personal injury claims we have to admit that there aren’t really any industry secrets that are going to guarantee that you win your claim. However, here at Accident Advice Helpline, we are aware that there are certain things that you can do that will significantly increase your chances of making a successful claim.
Continue reading to find out more.
The first thing that needs to be done when making New Forest personal injury claims is to ensure that you are actually eligible to make a claim.
Eligibility for making a claim for compensation depends on three main factors:
- That you have been injured in an accident.
- That the accident was not your fault
- That the accident occurred within the last three years.
If you meet these three criterion then there is a good chance that you will be entitled to make a claim. However, if you answered “no” to the final question regarding when the accident occurred there are still some situations in which you may be entitled to make a claim, even if it is more than three years since your accident. If it is more than three years since you were injured then the most sensible thing for you to do is contact a personal injury claims solicitor and ask them for some advice.
Alternatively, you can take our 30 second test to check immediately whether or not you are eligible.
Ask an expert
Once you know that you are eligible to make New Forest personal injury claims it is important that you seek the legal advice of an expert. Although you do not have to have legal representation in order to make a claim for compensation it is advisable to do so as they will have the necessary knowledge, expertise and contacts to be able to process your claim as quickly as possible. Ultimately you are likely to have a better chance of success if you do use a specialist personal injury claims solicitor.
Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we offer a ‘no win, no fee*’ guarantee to all our clients. This means that if you are not awarded compensation at the end of your claim, you do not have to pay a penny in legal fees. At no point are you at risk of losing out financially, but potentially you have a lot to gain.
It is important that after your accident you keep records of the pain you are in and any payments you have had to make as a result of your injury. This can include travel expenses to and from medical appointments, or payment for any treatment you have had to receive.
A personal injury claims solicitor can then help you recover these expenses as part of your claim.
Call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 6th September 2014
Author: David Brown