When you make an accident claim, who you choose to represent you is important. Who you choose to represent you is entirely up to you and there are lot of very good solicitors out there who will win your case. The reason it’s important that you have a good lawyer on your side is so that your claim is as strong as possible. The best solicitors will make your claim practically indisputable, so that the other side has no choice but to accept their liability.
Who are the best companies for accident claims? If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, your insurer will likely recommend a solicitor for you. However, it’s important that you know that while solicitors have the right to recommend a solicitor, it is your right who you choose to represent you under the Insurance Companies (Legal Expenses Insurance) Regulations 1990. So you have the final say. It is very rare for an insurance company to recommend the best accident claim company for the job. We say this, because insurers are by their nature want to minimise their losses as much as possible. Moreover, it’s important that you exercise your free choice of legal representation without influence.
The best accident claim companies are the ones who will offer you free legal advice and those who will assign the best solicitor for the job to your case. Free legal advice is usually offered by law firms over the phone, where you can ascertain your eligibility to make a personal injury claim and find out how much your claim may be worth. There should be absolutely no pressure to make a claim throughout this process. You should feel comfortable talking to the law firm you call and at the end of your conversation you should be more informed about the claims process with a clearer idea of what you can do next.
If you do wish to make an accident claim, try to find a law firm or company that has solicitors specialising in your kind of accident and injuries. For instance, a law firm with a solicitor dedicated to road traffic accidents is ideal if you have had a road traffic accident. Solicitors tend to have their own area of expertise, so a workplace accident lawyer may not have the tools at their disposal to get you the highest compensation pay-out possible.
Whatever the case, when you contact a law firm, it is recommendable that you have details of your injuries to hand and a write-up of how your accident happened and when and where it happened, so your eligibility to make a claim can be properly established.