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Is There a Time Limit for Claiming?

Time limits for compensation claims, whether they be for personal injury or accident claims, are dependent upon the circumstances and type of claim being made. The standard time limit for claiming is within three years of the accident.

What happens if the Incident is Over Three Years old?

If the incident is over three years old then the opportunity to claim may have been lost. Many claims never reach a trial scenario as companies prefer to settle out of court for a host of reasons, not least the damage to their reputation. If, however, the company or organisation you are claiming against feels that the court will throw out your claim as it is over three years old, they will probably let it go to trial.

Can I Still Make a Claim?

The best way to find out if you can still make a claim for incidents over three years old and your chances of winning is to contact us and speak to one of our injury solicitors. They will be able to advise you on your chances of success, and what will be involved. Remember, three years is a guideline and does not apply to all types of personal injury and compensation claims.

Speed is of the Essence

If you have been the victim of negligence in someway which has led to you suffering an injury, disease, or embarrassment, then contact us as we can advise whether or not you have a case, and how we can go about claiming compensation on your behalf on a no win no fee basis.

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