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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 lawyer in Birkenhead


    Mounting a claim for compensation is one of those things that can seem very simple at first glance, but there are a number of things that can complicate the issue. Here we’re going to look at two of them – location and the type of injury you’ve suffered. In this instance, therefore, we’ll look at what you need to do to find a personal injury lawyer who specialises in helping people who have been in road traffic accidents.

    Looking for a personal injury lawyer in Birkenhead?

    The first thing to look at is location. There is always a natural tendency to look for a local firm. It can be nice to support local businesses and if you know someone who has used the firm then you might have got a personal recommendation. However, there are pitfalls.

    Some cases can drag on for a time and road traffic accidents where there is a greater than average chance that the other party may contest the claim can be a case in point. As the court struggles to determine who was at fault and how much compensation should be awarded the case can drag on for some time. The truth is that not all firms will have the financial resources to maintain an effective service right the way through the process.

    A larger firm although lacking the local connection can bring the resources you need, so it may be worth switching to one of those if the case looks like dragging on. We do not have a personal injury lawyer in Birkenhead working directly for us but this doesn’t matter, we can still help you claim as we are a national injury law firm that covers all areas of the UK. So if you need a personal injury lawyer in Birkenhead or anyway make us your first point of call.

    Claiming for an accident

    When it comes to the nitty gritty of claiming for a road traffic accident the most important thing to determine is the evidence. You can help yourself by providing any supporting documents to your law firm and insurance company which tells them more about the case. Witness statements are always good as are photos of the scene – in short the more confident you are of your case the more information you want to bring to the entire process.

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    Making a claim

    The choice of lawyer is also important. You want a personal injury lawyer who has good experience in road traffic law as they will be much better placed to help you make a claim. At Accident Advice Helpline we have lawyers who have that background and also offer no win no fee which means that if you don’t win your case you don’t need to pay.

    To find out more about what we do and how we can find a personal injury lawyer, call us up on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 28th 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.