How to choose a personal injury claim solicitor in the UK
There are various ways of going about choosing a personal injury claim solicitor in the UK. Picture for a moment the victim of an accident, possibly off work and incapacitated, receiving medical treatment or rehabilitation; the last thing they want to do is run around searching for solicitors. What’s more, it really matters to find the right one. Injured or not, you worry about wasting people’s time or running up unnecessary bills you can ill afford.
Help is at hand
Fortunately, you can enlist the help of Accident Advice Helpline with merely a tap or two on the trusty tablet. Even if you have to do it from your sick bed, Accident Advice Helpline can guide you with our wealth of resources and experience to find the right personal injury claim solicitor in the UK for you. Simply go onto our website and take our 30-second test for the eligibility of your claim — answer a few simple questions about your accident and injury, and we can refer you to one of our expert legal advisors from our network of around 200 personal injury claim solicitors in the UK. Accident Advice Helpline are endorsed by media champion Esther Rantzen and are regulated by the Ministry of Justice.
What does a personal injury claim solicitor in the UK cover?
Personal injury litigation covers a very wide area of law. Different solicitors specialise in different specific areas, and furthermore the skills and expertise to present the claimant’s case are in contrast to the skills required by the defendant, so it pays to get the right legal representative for you. Examples of the different specialist areas of personal injury claim solicitor UK can choose to practice in are as follows:
- Common injuries at work include injury from moving plant or machinery, health conditions arising from long-term exposure to hazardous conditions or chemicals, repetitive strain injury and falls from a height;
- Common road traffic injuries include whiplash, trauma to joints and soft tissue (such as sprains and broken bones) and head injuries. The latter are more serious because they can range from mild concussion to serious trauma to the brain and it can be hard to diagnose; and
- Sports injuries and medical negligence are other areas widely covered. We can assist you in finding the expert you need to claim the compensation you need to get back on track.
How do I start my claim?
There are two easy ways to contact Accident Advice Helpline. First, you can take the 30-second test (see the top right hand corner of the page) and answer a few simple questions about your injuries. Once you’ve made the decision to start your claim, we can find someone to advise you and we might be able to give you an estimate of what your claim might be worth. If you prefer to talk it through with someone, contact one of our friendly helpful advisors on our 24/7 helpline on 0800 180 4123. We will do our best to answer your questions, and if we can’t immediately then we’ll call you back.
Date Published: 28th September 2013
Author: Louise Thacker