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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

    Personal injury compensation lawyer

    What should you look for in a personal injury compensation lawyer? Considering the complex nature of some claims people make this could be a make or break decision, so we’ve listed a few things you should look for. 

    A good personal injury compensation lawyer

    First of all, here are some of the key features that a good lawyer will bring to the table. They will firstly be well qualified and have good accreditations. Look for names of organisations such as the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers on their website to see if they’re any good.

    They will also have good reviews from the public. As people we’ve become quite comfortable with sharing our experiences – both good and bad – about all sorts of different services and personal injury law is no exception. For this reason it often pays to listen to what people have to say. The chances are they will have all sorts of useful tit bits which can tell you a lot about what working with this law firm is like.

    Most law firms will also have a number of case studies on their website and while these serve as marketing tools in some respects, they do give you an insight into what this law firm might offer you in purely practical terms and that can be very useful. If a law firm can’t find enough people willing to say nice things, though, that can also be a bit of clue as to how good they actually are.

    You will also need to find someone whose experience matches the type of claim you’re looking to make. A personal injury compensation lawyer, will tend to focus on one or two areas such as road traffic accidents or injuries in the workplace. This is because the requirements of making a claim tend to vary slightly depending on the type of accident you’re looking to claim for.

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    Having a specialist working on your case, who really knows about your type of accident will improve the quality of advice and support you’re given at various stages and, in the end, will also probably increase your chances of getting a favourable result when it comes to making a claim. Naturally, you want someone who is not only good at what they do, but is really focused on giving you the best possible results right the way through.

    What we do

    Because of the specialist nature of making a claim, this can sometimes reduce your options. However, Accident Advice Helpline has lawyers based all over the country which means the chances are we’ll be able to find someone who has just the right kind of experience you’re looking for.

    So to find a personal injury compensation lawyer, who can help you out, give us a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Alternatively, you could visit for more information.

    Date Published: 18th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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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