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Making a Personal Injury Claim : The Process

a Personal Injury Claim |THE PROCESS Over 3 million people are injured in accidents each year - at home in their cars, at work, or outdoors.) What solicitor will need from you the date of the accident and where and how it happened The first step in case of personal injury is to find the best solicitor nearby. the contact details for any witnesses Find a solicitor the details of your injuries, medical diagnosis and treatment if you are a member of a trade union, so that you may get free or reduced-cost legal representation proof of your loss of earnings insurance policy documents to check whether these will cover the legal costs of your claim How solicitor can help how likely Once information has been provided, your solicitor will be able to judge: your case is to succeed how much you might be able to claim in compensation. Your solicitor will tell the value of your claim. They may also ask you whether you want to make an 'offer to settle' Making your claim end a claim letter The solicitor will for that amount. This is to the defendant covering the details of your injury and the circumstances in which it took place. known as a 'Part 36 offer'. Making an offer The defendant then has to investigate and reply to the letter within a fixed period. The defendant will either Court settlements accept or deny liability for your injury. If the defendant says they are not liable for paying you compensation, your solicitor may advise you to go to court to challenge them and to ask the court to award you If they accept liability, your solicitor will try to settle the matter out of court. compensation. Charges can vary between solicitors. They depend on: the method of funding the experience and knowledge of the solicitor COSTS CHECKLIST How much is a case like this likely to cost, and how are the costs worked out? Can there be a 'no win, no fee' arrangement, or will the solicitor charge you by the hour? the type and complexity of your case How will the fees be paid if you lose? Will you need insurance cover to protect you against the possibility of paying the defendant's costs? What other options are there for funding your case? Source: Prepared by Presented by Media Mosaic Differentiate yourself. Claim Fast Compensation For PPI Claims and Personal Injuries.. Making Costs Solicitors' fees

Making a Personal Injury Claim : The Process

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