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.
It is available in Meldreth – a village in South Cambridgeshire with a population in the region of 1,500 people. Many of its inhabitants commute to work in Cambridge and London.
What sort of claims occur in Meldreth?
Because it is a relatively small village, no win no fee* Meldreth claims are likely to be less common that those arising in larger or busier regions. However, this does not mean that it cannot produce any claims and each year. There could be claims for:
- Slips, trips and falls;
- Road traffic accidents;
- Injuries caused by defective products; and
- Food poisoning.
To be eligible to make a no win no fee* Meldreth claims, you 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 on the Accident Advice Helpline website.
More about no win no fee* Meldreth claims?
For most types of claim, you have a period of three years from an accident or incident in which to begin claims proceedings. However, it takes time to prepare a case, so if you want to make no win no fee* Meldreth claims, you should take action as soon as possible.
The amount of compensation that you can claim depends on a number of factors, including the nature and severity of your injury, and whether you will be permanently affected by it. You can also claim for any wages that you may have lost as a result of your injury, and any out-of-pocket expenses that you have incurred.
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*.
Accident Advice Helpline have been fighting the corner of personal injury claimants for over 15 years. Our patron is consumer champion and UK TV personality Dame 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. Our lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling either of our dedicated helplines. You can call from a landline for free on 0800 689 0500, 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: 11th March 2014
Author: David Brown