The legal costs of a personal Injury compensation claim are dealt with under a no win, no fee agreement. This is known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) which ensures that if you do not win your claim, you do not have to pay your solicitor a fee. If the claim is fraudulent, please note that we may ask you to pay your own legal costs, although this is extremely rare. It is important that clients are aware of this before entering into a personal injury no win, no fee agreement.
If no win, no fee personal injury claims are unsuccessful, you will not have to pay your solicitor’s costs nor for the time the solicitor has spent on the case.
You may have to pay the costs of the successful party and your own disbursements, if any have been incurred. Your solicitor will normally arrange insurance for you, to cover these risks. This is known as an ‘after the event’ (ATE) insurance policy. This normally works in the same way as no win, no fee agreements.
We will always keep you updated every step of the way and our no win, no fee solicitors are more than happy to assist or answer any questions you may have in relation to your claim. It is important that you keep your instructed solicitor up to date at all times, including change of address and contact telephone numbers, to prevent any delays.