Following an injury in an accident within the last three years due to the negligence or fault of another person, you can make a claim for personal injury compensation.
You must be at least 18 years old to make a claim for injury compensation. If you are under the age of 18 and you have sustained a personal injury, your parent or legal guardian can claim on your behalf, and if they do not claim for you then you can claim when you turn 18
Will i have to pay to make a claim for an Injury
No Win No fee is simply a financial agreement which is also known as a conditional fee agreement or (CFA) –This is an agreement between you and the acting solicitor, which means you will not have to pay their fee if they do not win your case. This means that you do not pay any legal fees or costs upfront – You will only pay them a fee of up to a maximum of 25% from the compensation you receive if you win.
Before 1995 lawyers could not run your case on a No Win No Fee basis as it was illegal to do so
Legal aid is a form of funding the legal fees of running your case. Unfortunately, this was no longer offered after the year 2000. However, this has been replaced with a No Win No fee Financial agreement which is probably much easier than applying for legal aid and much better for people wanting to claim for Personal Injury Compensation. Unlike Legal Aid this is available to every Personal Injury Claimant. Regardless of if you can afford to pay for your legal fees or not, you are entitled to make a claim for Personal Injury on a No Win No Fee Basis
When you make a personal injury claim, most solicitors will help you make your claim on a No Win No Fee basis. If they are unable to offer you a No Win No Fee agreement which is very rare, then they will let you know right from the start.
No Win No Fee Solicitors will deal with your Personal Injury claim in full. This includes phone calls, letters and arranging a medical appointment for you to obtain a report of injuries even if you have actually recovered.