What are ‘Special Damages’?

These days, most members of the public are aware of no win no fee claims, especially in the personal injury compensation sector  They know they can look to win a financial settlement if they are injured in an accident that wasn’t their fault, but a lot of claimants don’t seem to know about claiming for […]

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How long does a compensation claim take?

Every claimant wants to settle their claim as quickly as possible and move on from their injury. But to get to the point where a compensation claim can be settled involves evidence, expert opinions and investigations from insurers. It also requires clear communication between insurers, specialist solicitors, claimants and occasionally the courts. All of this can take time. […]

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Who are Direct 2 Compensation?

Direct 2 Compensation is a regulated personal injury claims management company.  We’re authorised by the Claims Management Regulator – as is a requirement of the Compensation Act 2006 – to provide regulated claims management services to clients wishing to pursue claims on a No Win No Fee basis for personal injury compensation.  Should you wish to […]

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What should I do after an accident at work?

Many companies have proper regulations and procedures in place and should you have an accident at work they will ensure that you receive proper treatment for your injury. It is inevitable in some jobs that accidents will occur, but when they do, your employer should deal with every aspect of the incident professionally. Should your […]

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How long does it take to claim road traffic accident compensation?

Road traffic accident compensation claims are amongst the fastest to process and settle.  This is even more likely since the claims process was changed as a result of the Jackson Reforms (LASPO Act 2012) came in to effect in April 2013.  As a result of these changes, claims for more minor injuries, as whiplash often […]

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Is making a claim a hassle?

Of the legitimate claimants who don’t actually make a claim, some don’t know how to or who to go to, some are too vulnerable and are not given the correct assistance by carers or family, and many are put off by the often complex and scary legalese jargon used by many law firms. At Direct2Compensation, […]

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How much will claiming cost me?

Perhaps the most important thing any personal injury compensation claimant needs to know is that, with Direct2Compensation, they will pay NO COSTS whatsoever should their claim fail.  Costs for such outcomes are covered by insurance polices.  The only caveat to this is if a claimant is found to have fraudulently or dishonestly attempted to claim compensation. Since […]

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What exactly does “No Win No Fee” mean?

A No Win No Fee arrangement between you and a specialist injury compensation solicitor is an agreement which states that your solicitor will only be paid for their services if you win your claim for injury compensation. It means just what it says – if a compensation claim fails, the claimant doesn’t pay any fees even though […]

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What is a compensation settlement made up of?

The value of a personal injury compensation settlement is made up of different items to form an overall settlement. The main element consists of the value of an injury and the pain, discomfort and distress caused to an injured party as a result of the injury and accident. For example, if a claimant successfully wins […]

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How much is my claim worth?

There’s no definitive answer to the question of how much compensation you could receive, especially during the early stages of a personal injury compensation claim. In the early stage of the claims process, we won’t yet have enough information for it to be helpful for us to quote settlement value estimates, as it would be all […]

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How long do I have to make a compensation claim?

The rules for making a claim for personal injury compensation state that there is a period of 3 years from the date of an accident in which an injured party must register their claim. This time limit is called ‘limitation’. Should an injured party fail to register their claim within a 3 year time period, the […]

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How to find out if you are entitled to compensation

Have you been injured as a result of another individual’s negligent behaviour and your quality of life as a result has suffered considerably? Most of us wouldn’t be able to cope financially if we were hurt in a road accident, had a slip or trip at work or in public. We would struggle to support […]

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