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  • 166 Switching solicitors during a claim – can you do it?

    In the vast majority of personal injury compensation claims, claimants report high levels of satisfaction with the service they receive from their claims management company or the specialist solicitor they have instructed to run their claim. We work hard to ensure that our solicitors are able to settle the majority of claims for personal injury … Continued

  • 71 Using your medical records in support of your claim

    Some people are not convinced that they would be able to get compensation for the injuries that they sustained as a result of somebody else’s negligence. However, if they spoke to a specialist solicitor, they would say there is a chance of winning their case provided there is enough evidence to prove that the accident … Continued

  • 20 RIDDOR – when to report an accident at work

    This article is for anyone who has been injured in an accident at work and wants to know whether or not their employer has properly reported and recorded the details. Specifically, whether or not the Health and Safety Executive should have been informed of under RIDDOR. What is RIDDOR? RIDDOR is a term relevant to … Continued

  • 17 How to report your accident to the right people

    In many cases after being injured in an accident, people find themselves unable to discuss or report it to the relevant authorities before they are rushed off for medical treatment. At this stage, someone who has been injured in an accident is rightly focused on getting their injuries seen to rather than thinking about making … Continued

  • 2 5 tips to maximise your compensation claim settlement

    At Direct2Compensation, we’re all about making sure that our injury compensation claimants see the full benefit of instructing us and our expert solicitors when they decide to make a claim for personal injury compensation.  You’re pretty much guaranteed to get a better outcome with your claim if you choose to use the services of a solicitor than … Continued

  • 99 Will claiming compensation affect my benefits claim?

    If you currently receive state funded benefits, such as Universal Credit or similar, making a claim for personal injury compensation could affect your benefits entitlement and the amount of benefit payment that you receive. Benefits claimants are only allowed a certain amount of savings or income before they would be deemed to have too much … Continued

  • 173 Proving council liability in tripping accident compensation claims

    Succeeding with claims for personal injury compensation isn’t always easy and although we take as much hassle out of the claims process as possible, some types of personal injury claim prove much harder to succeed with than others.  One such type is public liability compensation claims, usually against the council after a fall or trip … Continued

  • 140 Getting compensation payments upfront before a claim is settled

    The regulated personal injury compensation claims sector has literally thousands of companies offering their services.  With this in mind, the consumer should be aware that not all companies are worthy and that not every piece of advertising you see can be counted on as being the level of service that you will receive. Be wary … Continued

  • 59 Rehabilitation therapies and personal injury compensation

    Any personal injury claimant who continues to suffer from their symptoms has a right to seek rehabilitation therapy in a bid to ease their situation. They can recover more quickly, return to normality sooner and are able to continue to earn their income as they did before they were injured. Third-party insurers are keen to … Continued

  • 40 Employer negligence and claiming compensation

    Accidents in the workplace can happen to anyone and often occur as a result of negligence on the part of the employer. Employers in the UK have a legal obligation to protect their workers whilst they are on site. Whatever type of job you do, you should be safe and working in an environment that … Continued

  • 16 Claiming injury compensation on behalf of someone else

    The legal right to make a claim for injury compensation is something the majority of people are aware of. But what if the person to whom the claim would relate is incapacitated because of their injuries, or even worse was killed in the accident? Can you make a claim for injury compensation on their behalf? You’ll … Continued

  • 2 Claiming without a Solicitor? Should you accept an insurers offer?

    You don’t have to instruct a solicitor if you want to make a claim for personal injury compensation.  Anyone who feels that they have been injured through the negligent actions of someone else has a legal right to make a claim.  Anyone who succeeds should receive a settlement that adequately covers the full extent of their injuries as well … Continued

  • 0 Claiming injury compensation in Scotland

    The UK is divided into three separate legal jurisdictions: England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Each has slightly different laws, and in most cases a personal injury claim has to made in the jurisdiction the accident occurred and will be dealt with according to the laws there. Here we look at making a compensation … Continued

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