What is personal injury claims compensation? Who can apply for it? Is it expensive? There may be so many questions running around in your head after an accident or injury that was not your fault and some of them easier to answer than others. If you want to know more, then Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you. This quick and easy Q&A should hopefully clear some of those up, but for anything else please feel free to call one of our friendly and helpful advisors.
What is personal injury claims compensation?
A personal injury claim is when someone, such as yourself, makes a claim against someone else due to suffering from a personal injury that was not their fault. The compensation element is the money that you receive from a successful case. Therefore, personal injury claims compensation is the amount of money you will receive due to your accident or injury.
Who is eligible for personal injury claims compensation?
If you have been in an accident that was not your fault, within the last three years, that you received medical attention for, then you should be eligible for personal injury claims compensation. The accident or injury could be anything, but is not limited to, examples such as:
- Being assaulted or attacked
- Being bitten by an animal
- Faulty products causing injury
- Accident on the road
- Accidents at work or industrial accidents
- Medical negligence
- Slips, trips or falls
- Plus many others.
If you are still not sure whether your case could be eligible for compensation then you have 2 options with Accident Advice Helpline. First, you can use our simple 30 second online calculator, which will instantly tell you if you are eligible to make a claim. If you have passed that, or would prefer to speak to somebody in more detail, then you can call our advice line which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993.
Will personal injury claims compensation cost me a lot in legal fees?
The great thing about using Accident Advice Helpline for your personal injury claim is that we charge you absolutely nothing to begin a claim and all of the advice we provide is available without obligation! On top of that, all of our legal partners provide a no win no fee service, so even if your case is unsuccessful you will not have to pay a penny.
How do I start a case for personal injury claims compensation?
If you are interested in making a claim then you can contact us right away and talk to one of our friendly, helpful advisers. Our telephone line is operated 24/7 so no matter what time of the day or night, you can get the professional advice that you need, under no obligation!
Date Published: 8th October 2012
Author: David Brown