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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 Kirkby Stephen

    A personal injury lawyer in Kirkby Stephen may be able to help you claim compensation

    Accidents can happen all of the time. In fact, every year over 3 million people are involved in accidents and sustain injuries, every year in the UK. Many of these injured parties were not to blame for the accident in question, and the law says they should be compensated by the guilty party for the suffering they have been caused. Compensation is usually in the form of money, and is meant to help victims cope with what they have had to endure.

    Common types of accident

    If sometime within the last three years you have been injured due to an accident that was not your fault, then you may be able to make an injury claim using a personal injury lawyer in Kirkby Stephen. There are no rules about the types of accidents — they are all covered — but some of the more common ones are:

    • Faulty goods that cause harm;
    • Medical negligence;
    • Accidents at work;
    • Holiday accidents;
    • Road traffic accidents;
    • Slips, trips or falls;
    • Food poisoning; and
    • Industrial illnesses or diseases.

    These are just a few accidents that can occur. There are many more, and if you are injured in one of them through no fault of your own then you may be able to make a claim.

    What you can claim for

    You can recover material things that have cost or lost you money as part of your claim, because it’s not just the pain and suffering and stress that you have had to endure. Things for which you can claim include:

    • Travel expenses;
    • Medical expenses;
    • Loss of earnings;
    • Care costs;
    • Funeral costs in the case of a fatality;
    • Home adaption or home moving costs;
    • Replacement of equipment and accessories; and
    • Any other costs or losses that are a direct result of the accident.

    It does not matter if you forget something, because everything will be investigated in your compensation claim to make sure that all things are accounted for.

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    Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline were established in 2000 to provide access to justice for blameless victims of accidents. Since then, we have helped many thousand of claimants achieve the compensation to which they were entitled, and you should let us help you too.

    Our solicitors, all of whom operate on a no win no fee basis, are experts in the field of personal injury claims. They have a wealth of knowledge on the subject and will ensure that your claim is dealt with quickly and efficiently, while bothering you as little as possible.

    Our website is very user-friendly, and apart from an online claim form it also has what we call the 30-second test. That is all it takes to complete — almost instantly, it will give you an estimate of the amount of compensation you can expect for your injury.

    If you would rather discuss the matter with a real person, you can call our freephone number 0800 180 4123, where one of our friendly advisors will be pleased to assist you.

    Date Published: 20th February 2014

    Author: matthew

    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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