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Perineal tear claims - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a perineal tear claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?
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Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

Can I claim compensation if no one has been convicted of the crime?

If you are injured in a criminal attack, you can still make a claim for compensation even if nobody is convicted of the crime?
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Most read cycle claims advice

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

Advice for cyclists hit by opened car doors

?Dooring?, accidents lead to hundreds of cycling injuries every year. If injured by a car door opening in your path, how do you claim compensation?

Is it illegal to ride a bicycle when drunk?

Alcohol affects reaction times, reduces inhibitions and can render a cyclist incapable of controlling a bicycle. Does that make drunk cycling illegal?
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Most read general claims advice

Using payslips as evidence to claim loss of earnings

If an accident leaves you unable to work, it can be possible to recover loss of earnings - but you will need to provide evidence to support the claim.

How will a personal injury claim affect my benefits?

If you are claiming compensation for an injury and are on state benefits, you need to be aware of how compensation will affect your benefits entitlement.

Will dealing direct with insurers speed up an injury claim?

A Claimant can make and pursue a claim on their own behalf or they can instruct a solicitor. So which option gives the Claimant the best outcome?
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Most read holiday claims advice

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

How to claim compensation through the Package Holiday Regulations

If you suffer an illness or accident on a package holiday you booked and paid for, you could get compensation under the Package Travel Regulations.
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How long after an accident can I claim compensation?

How long do you have to make a compensation claim? Is there a time limit? Find out your exact injury claim limitation date with our online calculator.

How long after an accident can I claim compensation?

How long do you have to make a compensation claim? Is there a time limit? Find out your exact injury claim limitation date with our online calculator.

How long after an accident can I claim compensation?

How long do you have to make a compensation claim? Is there a time limit? Find out your exact injury claim limitation date with our online calculator.
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Most read military claims advice

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

What is the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?

Military personnel injured at work have the same rights as civilians and can pursue a claim against the MoD via the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.
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Most read public claims advice

Claims for a home moving injury - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a home moving injury claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

Dog bite injury compensation claims - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a dog bite injury claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

Dog bite injury compensation claims - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making a dog bite injury claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?
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Most read road claims advice

When is it safe to emergency stop for an animal?

An emergency stop is absolutely necessary if a child runs into the road. When it comes to braking to avoid animals, however, what should you do?

A guide to rear end shunt injury compensation claims

Everything you need to know about making a rear end shunt claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

How long does a whiplash case take?

Simple RTA cases, where liability is admitted or not contested may be settled within 4-7 months of making the claim. More complex cases take longer.
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Most read slips claims advice

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

Is a simple trip injury too minor to make a claim over?

Even a minor injury can leave you unable to go about their day to day activities or unable to work. What should you do if injured in a slip or trip?
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Most read sport claims advice

Should I set up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation for their injury. The solution may be to set up a PI trust.

Activity trackers in personal injury claims

If a person has been injured, an activity tracker can contain valuable evidence of a person's fitness levels and activity before the accident.

Activity trackers in personal injury claims

If a person has been injured, an activity tracker can contain valuable evidence of a person's fitness levels and activity before the accident.
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Most read work claims advice

Claims for an assault at work - Step-by-step guide

Everything you need to know about making an assault at work claim. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for bullying or harassment at work

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace bullying or harassment. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?

A guide to claims for depression or anxiety at work'

Everything you need to know about making a claim for workplace depression or anxiety. Find out: Do I have a claim? How much compensation could I get?
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