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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

    No win no fee serious injury claim

    A no win no fee serious injury claim is another way of describing high level personal injury claims for compensation. They are usually handled by companies called compensation providers like Accident Advice Helpline. They are called a no win no fee serious injury claim because they do not require the client to pay an upfront legal fee to get the process started. In fact, starting off the process is incredibly simple. It just involves one phone call (any time of the day or night) to Accident Advice Helpline.

    Any type of injury, physical or psychological, can be the subject of a no win no fee injury claim. Some examples are given here.

    No win no fee serious injury claim – brain injuries and road accidents

    Closed head injuries can be caused by car accidents. When a car slows down very quickly or is hit when it is stationary by a car moving at speed the occupants are jolted around. The drivers and the passenger’s heads are thrown forwards and backwards and so are their brains. The front of the skull has some big ridges inside it and the brain can hit these causing nerve fibres to be stretched and torn. The delicate blood vessels in the brain can also break causing bleeding into the brain.

    Motorcycle accidents can cause a different type of brain injury called an open head injury. Here, the skull is open and the brain is exposed. This sometimes happens when the head hits a sharp object like the brake lever of a motorbike. If you have been injured in this way and the accident was caused by someone else, you may be able to claim compensation. The personal injury lawyers that work with Accident Advice Helpline can investigate a claim against the motor insurance policy of whoever caused the accident.

    No win no fee serious injury claim – brain injuries and work accidents

    Both open and closed head injuries can be caused in work place accidents typically after a fall from a height. However, workplace accidents involving heavy machinery also cause crushing injuries. This is where the head is crushed between two objects. It may involve heavy plant or machinery being used without the appropriate safety precautions. If this is the case and you have been injured because of someone else’s fault you may be able to claim on an Employers Liability Insurance.

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    This is a specialised are of personal injury law and Accident Advice Helpline will be able to select the right lawyer for you from a panel of over 200 legal partners located throughout the country. Your case is unlikely to go to court as most are handled over the telephone. You may need to have a medical assessment report prepared on your brain injury.

    To discuss your claim with a member of our expert team dial 0800 689 0500 now.

    Date Published: 12th March 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.