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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 solicitor in East Lothian


    You will want to make sure that you have all the information that you need before you make first contact with a personal injury solicitor in East Lothian to start a compensation claim. You can find out what this information would be by taking the Accident Advice Helpline unique 30-second test. You can also give us a call and ask for a free consultation.

    What your personal injury solicitor in East Lothian will need to know

    1. Your personal injury solicitor in East Lothian will definitely need to know the exact date of your accident. This is probably such a significant date in your life that it is fixed in your mind. On the other hand, you may have had such a stressful time coping with your injuries that you are not able remember it straight away. Three years is the legal time limit that applies in the majority of personal injury cases.
    2. Your solicitor will need to know who was to blame for the accident. The basic principle of personal injury law is that you claim from whoever was to blame for the accident or incident in which you were hurt. Don’t worry if you are not completely certain who was to blame for the accident. Your lawyer may be able to sort this out for you.
    3. Your solicitor will need to know where you were hurt. This means the part of your body that was injured. You will be asked if you received medical attention for your injuries. This is the proof that is needed to show that you were hurt. Then you will be asked to name the part of your body that was hurt. You can enter one part of your body here. If several parts of your body were injured then enter the most serious injury here and you can give full information about the other injuries to your solicitor as your claim is progressed. You will also be able to claim for psychological injuries such as anxiety and depression which can often follow a nasty accident.

    Start your compensation claim with Accident Advice Helpline today

    If you are interested in receiving the compensation you deserve or would like to learn more about the claims process, talk to a specialist personal injury solicitor in East Lothian at Accident Advice Helpline. Our specialist solicitors take pride in providing practical, modern and cost effective solutions tailored to meet each client’s specific requirements. Our vast experience with personal injury claims has helped us streamline the claims process to make it a smooth and hassle-free experience for our clients.

    To learn how we can help you obtain compensation for your injuries, get in touch with us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone. Take action today.

    Date Published: 3rd November 2014

    Author: Sharon Parry

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