No win no fee* is the system that replaced legal aid. It means that if you claim compensation and do not win your case, you do not have to pay any legal fees.
Knaresborough is a market town in North Yorkshire with a population of around 15,000 people.
It is known for the Great Knaresborough Bed Race which attracts 30,000 people to the town each year. It also hosts the annual Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts.
What Sort Of Claims Occur In Knaresborough?
Because Knaresborough sees a lot of visitors due to the Great Knaresborough Bed Race and the Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts, for lawyers dealing on the basis of no win no fee* Knaresborough will result in compensation claims for slips, trips and falls.
Compensation claims following road traffic accidents are also common because people are not familiar with the local road layouts.
How Do You Know Whether You Can Claim?
To be eligible to claim compensation, on the basis of no win no fee*, Knaresborough residents and visitors must have been injured as a result of an accident that was someone else’s fault.
You can find out whether you have a valid claim by taking the unique 30-second test via the Accident Advice Helpline website.
How Long Do You Have To Claim?
For most types of claim you have a period of three years from an accident.
However, it takes time to prepare a case and so if you want to make a compensation claim, on the basis of no win no fee*, Knaresborough residents and visitors, you should take action as soon as possible.
How Much Compensation Can You Claim?
The amount of compensation that you can claim depends on a number of factors including the nature of your injury, and whether you will be permanently affected by it.
You can also claim for any lost wages and out of pocket expenses that you have incurred.
Who Can Help You To Get All Of The Compensation That You Deserve?
The best way to ensure that you get all of the compensation that you deserve is to trust the handling of your claim to Accident Advice Helpline, a nationwide company whose lawyers work, on the basis of no win no fee*, Knaresborough being one of the areas where we have a presence.
Accident Advice Helpline has been helping personal injury claimants for over 13 years. Our patron is consumer champion and UK TV personality Esther Rantzen.
How Can You Get In Touch With Us?
It couldn’t be easier to contact Accident Advice Helpline; you can speak to one of our friendly and professional advisers 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling either of our dedicated help lines. You can call from a landline for free on 0800 180 4123 or call 0333 500 0992 from your mobile.
Most claims can be dealt with by telephone and you will not usually be required to attend court. However, you may be required to attend a medical assessment to determine the level of your injuries.
Date Published: 10th February 2014
Author: Emma Matthews