What type of accident can be claimed for with Pontarddulais no win no fee claims for compensation?
If you have been hurt and are thinking about claiming compensation, there seems to be a dizzying number of questions, queries and concerns that need answering!
But one common question that our phone line staff are asked is about the nature or type of accident that can be made through Pontarddulais no win no fee claims for personal injury compensation.
Here, we hope to bust a few myths to make your decision about whether you have an eligible claim or even whether to proceed, easier for you…
In order to make Pontarddulais no win no fee claims for compensation, the victim – that is you or your next of kin for whom you are claiming on their behalf – will need to prove that you were injured as part of the accident which was caused by the other person, whether that is an individual or company etc.
Some claimants are able to provide photographic evidence to back up their claim, along with any other evidence from the accident, such as a Police report etc. The more information and detail you have, the more of a case your specialist Accident Advice Helpline solicitor will be able to build.
- No fault accident
The crux of all Pontarddulais no win no fee claims for compensation lie in the question, ‘who was liable or responsible for the accident?’. In fact, the law states that if anyone is hurt through no fault of their own, and someone else is deemed responsible for the incident, then the victim can claim compensation.
The removal of legal aid for such cases back in 1998, meant that there was a financial risk to any victim wanting to bring a claim and thus, to rectify this issue, the Conditional Fee Agreement was put in place. You will know this as ‘no win no fee’ and this is how Accident Advice Helpline operate on all cases.
- All types covered
The actual type of accident is not under question, but how the accident happened and who was responsible are. We have helped thousands of customers with Pontarddulais no win no fee claims for compensation, having been injured in:
- Road traffic accidents, both drivers and passengers in all kind of vehicles, including cars, buses and trains
- Pedestrians knocked over by vehicles
- Cyclists knocked from their bikes by other road users
- People hurt by tripping, slipping or falling
- People who have had severe food poisoning that could be traced back to a single source
- Work accidents of all kinds, as well as compensation claims for industrial disease
- The list could go on and on…