There are some things that we only do a few times during our lives; buying a house, jury duty, opening a bank account and going through a road traffic accident claims process. This is called the RTA claims process for short. Because we don’t do it very often, we don’t know how to go about it. We will probably get a lot of conflicting and confusing advice from people that we talk to.
This is the time to turn to a law firm that are experts in the RTA claims process. One such law firm in the UK, endorsed by the TV personality Esther Rantzen, is Accident Advice Helpline. You can call them any time that is convenient for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Common concerns of people going through the RTA claims process
“What exactly is the RTA claims process?”
When you have been involved in a road traffic accident that was not your fault you are entitled to claim compensation for your injury. The compensation includes money for the injury itself as well as compensation for money that you have lost because of the injury. You claim this from the person at fault by providing details of your injury and the losses that you have incurred.
“I’m not that sure that I can actually claim for my injuries.”
At Accident Advice Helpline, the friendly, professional advisers will use a unique 30-second test to assess if you have grounds to make a claim. Even then, there is no obligation for you to go ahead with the claim if you don’t want to.
“I’ve been in an accident that wasn’t my fault and I think I need a personal injury lawyer but where do I find them?”
Accident Advice Helpline has a large team of experienced solicitors who will be able to guide you through making a claim for compensation. All you have to do is make the first call and they will help you through the whole process.
“I can’t afford to pay solicitors expensive legal costs.”
All the solicitors work for you on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis so you will not pay anything if your claim is unsuccessful. If you are successful, the fees can usually be claimed from the other party.
“I’m nervous about attending lots of appointments.”
Very few cases appear in court and the majority of cases are handled over the telephone. You may have to attend one local appointment with a doctor who will complete a medical assessment report.
“How much money will I get at the end of the RTA claims process?”
The exact amount of compensation that any one person will get cannot be guaranteed because each claim is unique. It will be useful if you can keep a record of any financial loss that you have incurred as a result of the accident. The time taken for each claim to be resolved varies because every case is so different. However, your solicitor will handle your case efficiently and will work hard to get the maximum amount of compensation that they can for you.
Date Published: 30th November 2012