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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have a claim?

Regardless of the type of accident or the severity of your injuries, we must prove that the accident occurred because of the negligence of someone else. In other words someone, other than you, is at fault. For instance it is not sufficient just to show that you have had an accident at work, you must be able to prove that the accident occurred because of your employer's negligence or breach of one of the many Health & Safety regulations. Similarly, if you trip because of a defect on a public road or footpath you must be able to prove that the Local Authority has failed to maintain the highway adequately. Of course, if you are involved in a road traffic accident you must be able to show that it was the other driver's fault and so on.

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What will it cost me?

From 1st April 2013 the Government changed the way in which personal injury claims are funded.

We can still offer "no win no fee". If you win a success fee is payable by you. This will be deducted from your compensation and will never be more than 25%. So, in most cases you’ll still receive at least 75% of your compensation.

At Yes Personal Injury Lawyers we can offer:

  • No upfront fees or hidden charges
  • No legal costs to pay throughout your claim
  • No payment of fees if your claim doesn’t succeed

If you have had an accident and would like some advice as to whether you may be able to claim compensation please call us on 0330 1000 737 or use our make a claim form to send details via email.

How long will it take?

Generally speaking most straightforward accident claims take somewhere between 6 and 12 months to conclude. At Yes we want to be sure that you are well on the road to recovery from your injuries before advising you to settle. This way we can be sure that you are getting the right amount of compensation. Once compensation has been paid the claim is at an end so you cannot return for more compensation if your condition does not improve. 

If you have had an accident and would like some advice as to whether you may be able to claim compensation please call us.

Can I get private medical treatment?

Both solicitors and insurance companies have a duty to work together to consider the needs of each injured person making a claim at the earliest practical moment. Therefore, if you do need any form of medical treatment such as physiotherapy, counselling or even a referral to a Consultant, for example, then this can be arranged for you. At YES, we want to put you back into the position you would have been in had the accident no occurred. If you feel as though you would benefit from such assistance, then please let us know.

What compensation am I entitled to?

It is very difficult for any solicitor to answer this question at this stage as it depends on so many things – including how badly you were injured, what treatment you've had, if you've been paid while off work or not, if you've needed someone to look after you, what extra expenses you've had.

There are two types of compensation in a personal injury claim :-

  • Firstly you will be awarded compensation for the injury itself. 
  • Secondly at YES we will claim for all the expenses you have incurred or money that you have lost because of the injuries you have suffered. This can be things like loss of earnings, care and assistance from family and friends, extra travel expenses, prescription charges and physiotherapy to name but a few.

If you have had an accident and would like some advice as to whether you may be able to claim compensation please call us.

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