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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

    Serious injuries in Sunderland

    Personal injury law can be complicated, but with the right advice, making a claim for serious injuries in Sunderland can be simple and stress free.

    How do you make a claim?

    If you are looking to file a personal injury claim, ensure that you follow these three simple steps:

    1. Collect the contact details of any witnesses to your accident, or ask someone else to do so on your behalf. Your lawyer will need to use these to obtain statements in support of your allegations.
    2. Take photographs of the scene of your accident, ensuring that you capture the hazard that caused your injury. For example, if you slipped on a spillage on the floor, take a picture of the dangerous surface.
    3. Visit your GP or local A&E department as soon as possible so that your injury can be documented for future reference. Even if you feel your injuries are only minor, it is still worth your time as you may develop symptoms in the hours, days or weeks following your accident. If you wish to make an accident claim, your lawyer will need to call upon these records to prove that the injury you sustained was the direct result of your accident.

    Once you have returned home from the hospital, call the Accident Advice Helpline and let one of our experienced lawyers help you to make a Sunderland accident claim against the person or organisation responsible for your accident.

    Claiming for serious injuries in Sunderland

    Your personal injury lawyer will assist you in claiming compensation for the pain and suffering caused by your injury and any out of pocket expenses you have been unfortunate enough to encounter. He or she will guide you through the claims process, helping you to agree on the amount of money you need to claim and ultimately facilitating negotiations with the insurance company of the person or organisation at fault.

    Will you have to pay for a personal injury lawyer?

    At the Accident Advice Helpline, our specialist personal injury lawyers are committed to helping you receive the compensation you deserve on a 100% no win, no fee basis. This means that you will not have to dig deep into your personal savings to pay for your accident claim.

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    If you want to find out more about claiming forserious injuries in Sunderland, call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help.

    Date Published: 4th July 2014

    Author: Jan Newell

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.