It is an unfortunate fact that a huge amount of compensation that innocent victims of accidents are entitled to goes unclaimed due to fears about the costs involved in the process, particularly if the case does not end up being successful. At Accidents Direct we guarantee that the entire process is risk free: as long as you are honest and cooperative, you will never be left in a worse financial position than you started, and you will usually end up significantly better off.
Legal aid for personal injury cases was abolished in England and Wales in 1995 and replaced by no win no fee* agreements. Since then, many people have gone on to make successful personal injury claims when initially they could not have afforded to due to financial risks.
No win no fee* is the term used to describe a contract between you and your solicitor, whereby they agree to take on your personal injury case and promise that you will not have to pay anything if the case is unsuccessful. This is possible because your solicitor will be able to take out an ‘After the Event Insurance’ policy which will cover the costs of both parties in this situation.
If you are still unsure about if you can make a no win no fee* claim, why not give one of our friendly advisers a call who will be able to give you as much information as you need. Alternatively, you can fill in our short online claim form and get a call back.
*There will be two scenarios where your solicitor may charge you for their costs: