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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

    Using an injury lawyer to claim


    If you have been injured and it was not your fault, it’s possible you can get compensation. It’s crucial to start using an injury lawyer to claim for the injury that you have suffered through no fault of your own.  Many injury lawyers specialise because it is such a wide field of law, so it is important to find an injury lawyer that is right for your circumstances.

    Using an injury lawyer to claim compensation

    So, how does one select from all the different injury lawyers? Sometimes there is a barrier of understanding between wanting to confirm whether you have a claim and actually starting it. A good law firm, like Accident Advice Helpline, can break down that barrier.

    We have a dual role – to assess the eligibility and estimated value of the potential claim and then to match our most suitable lawyer to take your case.

    FAQs about using an injury lawyer to claim

    Q. How much will it cost me to start a claim?

    If you use a lawyer who doesn’t offer a no-win, no-fee promise then it could cost you a considerable sum. Accident Advice Helpline offer all their clients a no-win, no-fee promise.

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    Q. Do I have to pay money up front?

    If you ask Accident Advice Helpline to represent you, we do not ask for upfront fees. All our lawyers work on a no-win, no-fee basis.

    Q. What is no-win, no-fee?

    It means if you do not win your case, you do not have to pay your lawyer’s legal fees, though you may have court fees and medical examination fees to pay. Again, it may be possible to get these covered by insurance, so ask our advisor.

    Q. Must I have another medical examination? I already have my doctor’s report.

    It’s not always necessary but it can benefit your claim to have your injuries and recovery assessed by another medical professional.

    Q. This injury has cost me a lot of money. Can I claim these expenses?

    In some cases, it may be possible. Keep all your receipts and make sure to discuss it with your lawyer.

    Q. How do I know my claim is eligible?

    Take our 30-second online test. If you were injured and it was not your fault, you needed medical attention and it happened within the last three years, your claim may be eligible.

    Q. What is my injury worth?

    Answer some questions about your injury and we will be able to estimate what your award might be worth. Please remember that an estimate is no guarantee of the outcome of the case.

    Q. How do I contact you?

    Go through the online questionnaire or call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. We will do our best to answer your questions immediately and if we can’t, we’ll get back to you.

    We look forward to taking your call. Using an injury lawyer to claim is essential.

    Date Published: 11th February 2013

    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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