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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

    North West Leicestershire car accident

    Personal Injury Solicitors in North West Leicestershire

    If you’ve been injured in a North West Leicestershire car accident, as the result of unintentionally/unavoidably driving over a pothole, you will be legally and morally entitled to launch a claim for compensation.

    Those pesky road works

    Although all motorists tend to carp and complain when they get held up by road works, they are not being done for fun. It tends to mean either that new services are being laid, or the road surface is in need of some sort of repair.

    Reporting potholes to the Highways Agency

    If you discover a pothole when you’re out driving, you should make a note of the location and the date, and report it/them to the Highways Agency (HA). The HA treats potholes seriously and is programmed to deal with them as soon as possible. When most potholes appear (in the winter months), the HA request you contact them by telephone rather than email, as this helps them to deal with the problem quickly.

    If you’re injured you should always employ your own injury claim solicitor

    If your car is damaged, and you also sustain a personal injury due to the presence of a pothole, you must report it to the HA, but we also recommend that you employ the services of a good personal injury claim lawyer like us here at AAH.

    Seeking maximum compensation

    It may not be in your best interests to accept a direct offer of compensation from the HA. Their natural tendency will be to keep their costs as low as possible, whereas any injury claim solicitor you employ to act on your behalf, will always seek to maximise the amount of compensation you will be awarded.

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    Maximum compensation for a North West Leicestershire car accident injury caused by a pothole

    How much is the maximum compensation you could be due? The answer to this question very much depends on the nature and the severity of the injury you sustained. To get an idea of how much could be awarded for your North West Leicestershire car accident injury, visit the AAH website and make use of the HOW MUCH calculator that you’ll find there. All you have to do is answer 4 basic questions regarding your injury and the calculator will verify whether or not your claim appears to be valid, and if so, will issue you with an estimate as to how much compensation you could expect to be awarded. The process is fast and simple and will take only approximately 30 seconds of your time.

    Recommended by Esther Rantzen

    Here at AAH we operate a no win no fee* policy, which means that anybody can launch their claim without fear of having to pay any money in advance. We also operate an unrivalled customer support service, which is why the well known people’s consumer champion Esther Rantzen unreservedly recommends our services.

    To find out more, call our free helpline from any landline on 0800 689 0500, or if using your mobile, call 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 23rd June 2014

    Author: Howie

    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.