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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

    Tameside no win no fee

    Tameside no win no fee

    After a serious accident in Tameside, no win, no fee*’ are supposed to be a simple and low risk way of making a personal injury claim. However, there are all sorts of complications which can arise. Some of these are within your control and some are not. Either way, there are solutions if you know where to look.

    Tameside ‘no win, no fee*’ claims

    First let’s look at how a normal claim should proceed. If you are injured in an accident which was not your fault you may be able to make a claim for compensation. As a claimant in the case, you will have to prove to the full satisfaction of the court that the defendant was at fault for the accident. Equally, you will need to show that the accident has had a measurably negative effect on your quality of life.

    Sounds simple, doesn’t it, but there are things that can get in the way.


    There is a three year time limit on when you can make a personal injury claim. That might seem to be plenty of time, but many people are not aware of their rights and never get around to claiming until it is too late. You’ll naturally want to avoid falling into this trap so it’s important to start the process sooner rather than later.


    You may think that as long as you can show that someone else was at fault for the accident you will be able to claim. However there may be more than enough blame to go around. If you are judged to have been partly responsible for an accident, this will impact on the amount you claim. You may only receive a small portion of the compensation or you may receive nothing at all.

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    Other complications

    In addition, there are all sorts of other complications which could impact on your ability to make a claim. If you’re injured in a road traffic accident, for example, you would normally claim compensation against the other side’s third party insurance. If they do not have this insurance then this will be difficult to do. This is why the Motor Insurers’ body exists to provide compensation when the culpable party’s insurance has fallen down on the job.

    Paying for a claim

    Because of these complications it is always worth having some form of fail safe in place which is why it’s important to work on the basis of ‘no win, no fee*’. This means that if you do not win you won’t have to pay.

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we can find Tameside ‘no win, no fee*’ lawyers with the right skills required to help you get the compensation to which you’re entitled.

    This means that if you live in Tameside, ‘no win, no fee*’ claims lawyers provide the best and safest service available. Find out more on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Alternatively, you could visit for more information.

    Date Published: 3rd November 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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.