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Which Injury Claim Solicitors Can I Trust

The job of an injury claim solicitor is to get their client compensation for their accident. If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, then you are legally entitled to make a claim for compensation, and solicitors take on injury claims on a no win, no fee basis so that everybody – no matter their background or status – can have access to justice.

But how do you know if you can trust a solicitor? Well, the first thing to bear in mind is that it is a criminal offence for someone to call themselves a solicitor or to act as a solicitor if they are not on the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) ‘roll of solicitors’. All genuine injury claim solicitors are on the ‘roll’ and you can check any solicitor you come across against it to see if they are who they say they are. Simply ask for your solicitor’s ‘roll number’. If your solicitor is on this database, then they are a genuine practicing solicitor.

Next up, there’s the issue of trust with regards to competence. How can you trust that your solicitor will work in your best interests? How do you know they are earning their keep?

The simply answer to this is that you need to speak to your solicitor either on the telephone or in person to get a sense of who they are and how they work. First impressions are important but as your claim runs its course timely updates are invaluable. Your solicitor should be open with regards to your chances of claim success and the costs involved throughout the process. At all stages, you should be informed and know what’s going on.

The solicitors for injury claim at UK Claim Lawyers, for example, will communicate with you throughout the claims process to keep you informed. Everything will be taken care of for you during the claims process, including your medical examination setup, so you can focus on recovering and getting back to your normal everyday life. These solicitors you can trust.

If you and your lawyer have a poor relationship, it’s important to remember that this doesn’t mean they are not good at what they do – and this doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t trust them. Solicitor-client communication is a very small aspect of the claims process. While you may need a friend during what is no doubt a very tough time for you, it’s important to remember that solicitors are professionals.

But if your solicitor has a pattern of not returning your calls or emails, then you should consider choosing a new lawyer. Usually, this will incur a fee however as set out in your terms of contract, so look out for that.