Although the law differs in a number of respects between England and Scotland, you are still entitled to claim compensation for an accident that was not your fault in both countries. And what’s more, you can take advice in England about an accident that happened in Scotland and vice-versa.
Personal injury claims advice in Glasgow
If you are seeking personal injury claims advice in Glasgow, you could look around for experts able to help you in the city or you could turn to an organisation like Accident Advice Helpline. We work with solicitors who operate from practices across the UK and have different areas of expertise. So, while you may look for personal injury claims advice in Glasgow, there is no guarantee that you will be able to find someone with particular knowledge about the type of accident for which you want to claim compensation.
A personal injury claims advice in Glasgow case could involve:
- Slips, trips and falls;
- A road traffic accident;
- An accident at work; or
- An accident while you are on holiday.
In fact, the types of accident for which people can now make a claim are pretty varied. That’s why it’s so reassuring to know that Accident Advice Helpline work with leading experts who have built up experience in a huge number of different scenarios where people have been injured and have successfully claimed compensation. If you’re after personal injury claims advice in Glasgow, the specialist in your particular type of case may be based in Edinburgh or even Exeter, but as part of our network we can call on them for help.
Making a claim
Although accidents and cases vary wildly in both their type and their complexity, there is a simple test to find out whether you do indeed have a valid claim for compensation. The Accident Advice Helpline online 30-second test can help you to decide in moments whether you should be pursuing action. You might have a case if:
- The accident happened within the last three years (more if you were a child at the time or are claiming for an industrial-related illness);
- You required medical attention for your resulting injuries; and
- It can be proven that someone else was to blame for the accident.
Unlike people who limit their search for personal injury claims advice in Glasgow to the local area, those who opt for Accident Advice Helpline have access to friendly telephone advisors 24 hours a day. In fact, the majority of the claim can be dealt with by phone, which means that we can find the right person to deal with your claim even if they are based hundreds of miles away.
Regulated by the Ministry of Justice and with leading consumer rights champion Dame Esther Rantzen as the organisation’s figurehead, Accident Advice Helpline were set up to represent ordinary people and ensure they get what they deserve. Because of this, we work on a no-win, no-fee basis so that you can rest assured that we have your best interests at heart.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to start your claim.
Date Published: 26th September 2013
Author: David Brown