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I wish to claim for a minor collision damage. my insurance

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I wish to claim for a minor collision damage. my insurance company has referred my claim to a related firm of solicitors who wish me to enter into a contract with them. I would then be paying my insurers fees and also solicitors fees. is this correct?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Is this on a no win no fee claim please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no. If I win my claim, fees are still applicable.
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

But if you lose, would you still pay fees?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not have to pay base charges, success fee or vat. Remain liable for disbursements.
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

Ok, then yes this is correct.

If you lose you only have to pay disbursements which you may be able to get after the event insurance for.

If you win, then the legal costs will be paid by the Defendant.

So yes, this is normal.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what if the parties do not agree who is at fault. There were no witnesses to the accident, no injuries and relatively minor damage
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

It would go to Court and a Judge would decide.

This happens all the time

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank you.
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 1 year ago.

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