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Managing Medical Accident Legal Costs

Medical accident claims can be expensive. It is therefore crucially important for the legal costs to be carefully considered at the outset and properly managed throughout the life of the case.

There are a number of different ways in which a medical accident claim can be funded:-

No Win No Fee medical accident claims

No Win No Fee medical accident funding is now the most popular method of funding a medical accident claim.

No Win No Fee medical accident funding arrangement means that if you do not win compensation you will not have to pay us for the work we have carried out. You should not therefore let worries or fears about legal costs prevent you from seeking justice for your medical accident.

Optional insurance is available to cover the cost of certain medical reports that might be required.

We assess each medical accident claim on a case-by-case basis to determine whether No Win No Fee funding is right for you.

Legal Aid

The Government has withdrawn Legal Aid for most medical accident claims to save money, so public funding will no longer be available for the vast majority of medical accident claims. The Government expects solicitors to fill the void by offering No Win No Fee medical accident funding.

Legal Expenses Insurance 

We always check to see if you already have legal expenses insurance on any of your insurance policies, eg home or motor insurance.

We can tell you if your medical accident claim is likely to be covered by legal expenses insurance and if you are then we will liaise direct with the insurance company.

If you are covered then you will not have to pay any legal costs (up to the limit of your insurance indemnity) which is likley to be better for you than No Win No Fee medical accident funding.

How we can help you

We are always happy to discuss legal costs.in relation to a medical accident claim and will assess whether your claim can be funded on a No Win No Fee basis free of charge. Give us a call on 0800 975 8091 or drop us an email.


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