How to Claim For Personal Injuries
If you have been injured in an accident in Oldham that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation for your injury and any out-of-pocket expenses that you have incurred as a result of your accident.
Examples of accidents where you may be entitled to compensation include:
- Road traffic accidents
- Slips, trips and falls
- Accidents at work
Personal injury compensation claims must usually be made within three years of the date of your accident. Although you can make the compensation claim yourself, it can improve your chances of receiving the full amount of compensation that you deserve if you use a professional to help you make your compensation claim.
Who Can Help?
There are a number of personal injury solicitors in Oldham who can help you, and a number of ways to find them.
You can check classified advertisements or directories such as the Yellow Pages to find a solicitor that can help you with your personal injury compensation claim. Another way is to search Google or another internet search engine for “personal injury solicitors in Oldham”.
However, although you will find a lawyer this way, you will have no way of knowing whether they are any good at what they do until you have actually used them. A good way is to get a personal recommendation for personal injury solicitors in Oldham. Oldham friends, family and co-workers who have made a personally injury compensation claim in the past will be able to tell you whether the solicitor they used would be good at dealing with your sort of compensation claim.
A simpler way to find someone to help you with your compensation claim is to use a law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline to handle your personal injury compensation claim.
How Can Accident Advice Helpline Assist?
Accident Advice Helpline has been helping people secure compensation following an injury caused by an accident that was not their fault for over ten years.
Its patron is TV celebrity and consumer champion Esther Rantzen, and the company is regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority.
Accident Advice Helpline’s legal panel is made up of over 200 solicitors, including personal injury solicitors, Oldham being one of the areas covered. All of these solicitors operate on a no win, no fee basis which means that you do not need to worry about unexpected legal bills eating into your compensation.
Generally, Accident Advice Helpline can process your claim via telephone. Claimants are not normally required to attend court in person, although you may need to attend a medical assessment to record your injuries.
The amount of compensation you receive cannot be guaranteed because it varies depending on the circumstances of your claim. However, because Accident Advice Helpline’s legal panel contains experts who specialise in compensation claims, using Accident Advice Helpline gives you the best chance of getting the right outcome.
Date Published: 14th September 2013
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