A Nottingham law firm like Accident Advice Helpline could help you to claim compensation for any injuries sustained in an accident which wasn’t your fault. Many people in the UK are unfamiliar with the claims process and therefore miss out on claiming the compensation they deserve. We give you some of the basic facts about accident claims below as well as information on what you can do to get started on your claim.
Facts about accident claims
You have up to three years to make a claim
Many people believe that, like an insurance claim, you have to make a claim for accident compensation immediately after an accident. However, the truth is that you have up to three years to make a claim and if your accident involved a minor or an industrial disease, you could have even longer to claim.
Accident claims are made everyday
Making a claim for compensation is becoming more common in the UK and some of the most common types of accidents claimed for include:
- Accidents at work
- Road traffic accidents
- Slips, trips and falls
Any accident of this kind which was someone else’s fault could leave you eligible for compensation.
Making a claim is simple
When you contact a law firm like Accident Advice Helpline to process your claim, we handle everything on your behalf to make the process easier for you. This means, for example, that you will have no forms to fill in and, as most claims are processed over the phone, there will be no lengthy solicitor office visits or, in most cases, a need to go to court.
No legal fees to pay if you lose with Accident Advice Helpline
The fear of being out of pocket as the result of an unsuccessful claim is one of the main reasons why people fail to make a claim. However, with Accident Advice Helpline, you will be covered by our 100% no win, no fee guarantee which covers you against legal fees should you lose your case.
Getting started with your Nottingham law firm compensation claim
To get started with your claim, use our 30-second online test to quickly check your eligibility and to find out if you could proceed with your claim. From there, you can contact one of our friendly advisers who will provide you with useful, professional advice and ensure that you have all of the necessary information to help you decide whether or not to proceed. Remember that you are under no obligation to proceed with your claim and any decision regarding your claim is up to you.
Find out what Accident Advice Helpline can do for you by calling 0800 689 0500 (0333 500 0993 from mobiles).
Date Published: 25th July 2014
Author: David Brown