Legal aid society FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How much time must I put in to this?
A. Very little – as specialists in this area, we guide you through the legal maze and make the journey as comfortable as possible.
Q. What if the accident was a long time ago? And what if the injuries have now healed and I am now symptom free?
A. This does not matter – as long as the accident was not more than 3 years ago and you will be able to describe the nature of your injuries and how long they took to heal, then you still have an actionable claim.
Q. How much will this cost?
A. Nothing,call the helpline and we will assess your claim and advise you whether you have a valid claim. If in the unlikely event we are unsuccessful you do not pay a penny.
Personal injury compensation
Hire car charges
Loss of earnings
Compensation for damaged property
Q. How much will I get?
A. This differs from claim to claim, but here are some examples:
ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
Mr. A received £6,500 following a whiplash injury.
Mr. B received £5,750 as a result of damage to his neck.
ACCIDENT AT WORK
Mrs. C received £9,800 as a result of a cut finger involving scarring and nerve damage on broken glass.