If you have been injured in an accident in the Scottish capital Edinburgh and it 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. There are personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh who can certainly help you.
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 will undoubtedly improve your chances of receiving the full amount of compensation that you deserve if you use a professional to help you make the claim.
Who can help me?
When searching for personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh, there are obvious ways of going about it. For instance, you can look through classified advertisements or directories such as the Yellow Pages to find a lawyer that can help you with your personal injury compensation claim. Another way is to search Google or other Internet search engines which will list personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh.
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 much better route is to get close to hand recommendations for personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh. Contact friends, family and co-workers who have made a personal injury compensation claim in the past. Reliable and close to home sources such as these will be able to tell you whether the lawyer you have in mind is right for your sort of compensation claim.
Better still, 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 me?
Accident Advice Helpline (AAH) has been helping people secure compensation following an injury caused by an accident that was not their fault for over ten years. AAH’s patron is TV celebrity and consumer champion Esther Rantzen.
AAH’s legal team lists over 200 solicitors nationwide and will be able to connect you with the right personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh. As the Scottish capital, this famous city is at the heart of the main area covered by AAH north of the border. All of these lawyers 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.
In many cases, AAH can process your claim via the telephone. Claimants are not normally required to attend court in person, although you may need to see a medical assessor who will examine and then record your injuries.
The amount of compensation you receive cannot be guaranteed because it varies depending on the circumstances of your claim. However, because AAH’s legal panel contains experts who specialise in compensation claims, using Accident Advice Helpline provides you with the very best opportunity of getting the compensation that may be rightfully yours.