Finding Legal Help When Things Go Wrong

Hopefully you'll have seen the dozens of articles on our site telling you to be wary of the Legal Assistance addons many insurers stick on your policy as already having opted into rather than asking you if you want to opt in like the pretty much do for everything else such as breakdown cover or a courtesy car. It may sound like a good idea at the time when you see costs of a couple dozen pounds in order to secure the services of a solicitor if you need one. Considering solicitors cost hundreds of pounds per hour this sounds like a great deal. However remember that insurers are already making much of a loss on car insurance policies and are not really going to give away more stuff if they can help it. For most car insurance related matters, solicitors work for free. In other words, all that no win no fee and 100% compensation stuff you see on the adverts. In other words, you're paying the insurer for a service that is free and the majority of people don't bother to use their insurance appointed solicitor when something goes wrong anyway because it feels like a conflict of interests:

White Collar Legal & Admin Ltd in Wirral, Merseyside: I've done a fair bit of court work myself on both sides and behind the scenes. Providing Accessible and Affordable Legal Services to All. So what else can we compare instead? Whilst flicking through various law sites, you may have noticed some asking you to follow thei...


Ventura Law Ltd Solicitors in London & Amersham: The official address we link to above is www.venturalaw.co.uk and there are obviously dozens of possible errors if you misremember them as Venture Law, or Ventura Solicitors instead. Not the 'favourite food' and 'nickname' type profiles we've seen popping up on other solicit...


Thompsons Solicitors in Scotland | Personal Injury Claims in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh & Galashiels: But if you search for simply for Thompson Solicitors, www.thompsons.law.co.uk is the place you'll be sent. It's probably because of this that their site has considerably sized News and Blog sections , because the articles within are most likely targeted at industry pr...


The Johnson Partnership Solicitors in Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster & Derby: If you skim through our other articles, you'll see lots of varied information from varied sources expressed in varied ways about each firm. This was an odd one for us to review and whether you've already tried checking out this firm elsewhere or not - please do take the time...


Thamina Solicitors Ltd in Whitechapel, London: The official site is linked to above and is the .com version. Thamina Solicitors fit into the category of unique with ease. On Google Reviews they have 20 positive comments and a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars. Let's begin with some background you might not be aware of...


Shaw and Co Personal Injury Solicitors in Newcastle: The term 'Personal Injury' has been generalised over the past couple of decades and unfortunately it's difficult to tell whether a firm will actually take on your specific type of case at first glance. Coupled with their statements made on pages about equine accidents, thi...


SBW Law Ltd Personal Injury Lawyers in St Helens: In real life conversation you wouldn't get away with just saying a firm was good. SBW Law focus on compensation claim matters including Road Traffic Accidents, Housing Disrepair, Holiday Sickness, Accidents at Work, Clinical Negligence, or a Slip, Trip or Fall. c...


RSR Law Ltd in Croydon: The quirks and matching ideals didn't hurt either. Our regular section on navigation will be longer than usual for this piece though. We are against cold calling in any form."< div> We couldn't agree more with the cold-calling thing and have similar statements on o...


Ross Coates Solicitors in Kesgrave & Ipswich: They are a very large firm that deal solely in property with thousands of customers and hundreds of reviews. not 100+ options in the dropdown menu) tend to reflect the organisation itself. We are not a middleman, so please use the direct contact details listed above if you...

Hammond Trotter Solicitors Ltd | Motor Offence Lawyers in Manchester & London: Unfortunately, when you have a very low number of reviews from which to draw an average - just one even middle-ing review can cause a large slip. However, they state a success rate of 87% and I'm sure you've seen several firms stating successes in the 90-100% range. But i...


rhw Solicitors LLP in Guildford, Surrey: The name was abbreviated to rhw Solicitors in December 2002."< div> Ta-da. rhw Solicitors Ltd is based in Guildford, Surrey and if you do a quick search on the name you'll see it was set up back in 2009. But often the individual's department is at least noted und...


Karen Pointon & Co Solicitors Ltd in Newcastle-under-Lyme: We've written hundreds of review articles over the past 20 years and if you've already read some on this site, you'll know that we do our homework and have no problem pointing out any issues we spot. The huge, brand name, multi-office law firm I went to refused to take it on...


Murray Hay Solicitors for Putney & Wandsworth: Sheridan Taylor is a barrister with experience in wills, probate, trusts, power of attorney, etc. There are others making up the diversely experienced team giving the firm a huge range of case types to cover. Some staff have been to university and some members of staff ...


Meresbrook Pollard Solicitors in Bradford: We highly recommend that you bookmark the site once you're on it for that reason. spouse family student visas), Civil Litigation (e.g. With the promise of the 30 minute free interview, the lofty goals they aspire to, the fact no-one seems to have anything negative to say ab...


Alexander JLO Solicitors - AJLO in London: Some such as www.alexanderjlo.co.uk and www.alexanderjlo.com will actually redirect you to the main site. However one thing they do (which we don't) that could be very helpful - is allow clients to leave reviews on each firm. Thank you" "They were patient with all our q...


Linkilaw Ltd Business Legal Advice Services in London: So digging out alternative descriptions took a little longer than usual: class="infoquote • "friendly and professional. A quick note on navigation though. Over the past several months we've seen nothing but complaints from people who pick the lowest priced law f...


Leech & Co Solicitors Ltd in Manchester: Apparently there are over 2000+ such locations across the UK so I imagine the majority of solicitors dealing with Wills, Court of Protection and Power of Attorney matters are aware of them. Naturally the level of expertise and experience grows faster and they are more likely...


Kuddus Solicitors & Notary Public in London: Not everything at once. class="infoquote "we have been serving our clients very diligently for well over a decade"< div> This stood out to us as the firm has been going for nearly two decades at this point. If you've tried some specialist firms and they are eith...


Kings View Chambers, London with Stephen McCaffrey & Catherine Stock: So why have we sought out such a relatively new, small chambers to add to our network? There are a few reasons, but the one that caught our eye initially was the case range. I hope you'll agree now that my use of the word 'unique' to describe their case range was well ...


Kings Court Trust Ltd Probate Services based in Bristol: We see ourselves as a business that happens to offer legal services."< div> Around the web we see that the firm is generally reviewed well. They dubbed it "Tesco Law" in reference to the fact that Tesco could now start up a law firm to go along with their insurance, cre...


Joanna Connolly Solicitors in Liverpool, Merseyside: Joanna Connolly Solicitors is a sole practitioner law firm striving to provide a high level of service for consumer credit, contentious probate, and insolvency matters. They do not act for banks or lending institutions, allowing them a clear focus on one side of the fence. Y...


Jarmans Solicitors Ltd in Sittingbourne, Kent & Chancery Lane, London: Obviously never discuss payment matters via email, and we'll have a last word from the firm: class="infoquote "We think outside the box and punch above our weight to deliver top-notch advice and solutions to any legal issue. (That's a generalised example, not specific ...

HUMD Solicitors in Manchester: class="infoquote "We help our clients determine a pricing structure that suits their individual needs whether for their business or personal legal needs." "Our specialist personal injury solicitors can take your case on a no win, no fee basis."< div> A he...


IWC Estate Planning & Management Ltd | Probate & Will Services in Braintree: So, do we have any negative points to raise? Well, they could use a really good search function for the help articles rather than just the drop down category menu. You have to be pretty confident in your customer service to do such a thing when it comes to legal matters. B...


HJA.net - Hodge Jones & Allen LLP Solicitors in London: On the subject of their website, we should make a quick note about navigation. But when we use the word 'big' to describe Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, it's their presence we're talking about - which is the 'biggest' we've seen so far. So all things considered, it would be...


Helix Law Solicitors in Eastbourne: Just with this alone we would highly recommend bookmarking the correct website once you're on it. Recently we've started seeking out more specialist firms to try and save people the hassle of phoning a firm that says they do personal injury, only to find out they don't do '...


Hallmark Solicitors in London, Leeds & Hull: So yes, a range of flexible payment options is another plus for Hallmark. to try and get a general overview. Some firms state a free consultation in their ads but then might give you a 15 mins phonecall with a trainee. We believe people's perception of motor offence law has...


Graysons Solicitors in Sheffield & Chesterfield: They take part in charity work such as https: www.willaid.org.uk " Will Aid< a>. So does Graysons have the staff to back up the intimation of experience? Short answer - yes. The delays I experienced in the process were as a result of issues further up the chain" ...


GloverPriest Solicitors Ltd in Birmingham (Great Barr), Stourbridge, Wellingborough & Tamworth: But just as an example, the largest conveyancing firm in the UK dealing with thousands of sales a month has a 2 star average rating on most sites despite having hundreds of positive reviews. We didn't see any mention of opening hours on this firm's site which was unusua...


Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors in Lewisham, Loughborough & Leicester: 2013 brought a Services Award for their Leicestershire operations. simply there to enlarge the list's size, such as these: class="infoquote "We ensure that our people are well equipped and capable of delivering the services we offer to you and ensure that our people ha...


Driscoll Kingston Solicitors in Liverpool: Their firm, it's staff, and the legal industry as a whole mean a lot to them. We didn't check any spelling error domains as there didn't seem to be too many people making those mistakes in the keyword search data. Three of them seem to be about the exact same case just wit...


Davey Law Solicitors in Cirencester and Gloucester: Absolutely I'm going to write a lengthy piece about this firm. They involve themselves with the local community such as the http: www.cirencesterchamber.org.uk events " Cirencester Businesswomen's Club Lunch< a>. color="green "We are happy to arrange home or hospi...


CSL Law Ltd Solicitors in Croydon: It seems their only flaw is to have a popular acronym as their firm's name. Impressively their FAQs section is not a list of fake questions designed to allow them extra paragraphs stating how great they are. Reviews, information, and news articles on organisations such as th...


CFG Law Personal Injury Solicitors in Cheadle, Greater Manchester: We've been recommending CFG Law to people with injury claims for some years now. To date, everyone seems very impressed with CFG on their own merits and have not requested further opinions from us. One clue is in the Team section of their website, because another thing both ...


Injury Lawyers UK from Centenary Solicitors in Folkestone & Holburn (London): We're linking to www.injury-lawyersuk.com which is owned and operated by Centenary Solicitors. That means we have a wide range of experience when it comes to spotting what's positive and negative about a firm beyond their website sales pitches. It's not as odd as it might se...


Briffa Legal Ltd Intellectual Property (IP) Solicitors in London: If you've read other reviews on here then that should already be clear. Not everything we say in our reviews is positive or even 'constructive criticism'. We're always open about the fact that some of the firms we review might be current partners of ours. Most people won't b...


BES Legal Ltd Solicitors in Coventry, Elstree, Great Barr (Birmingham), Sussex & Walsall: That can only benefit any new client. Typically people want to see reviews on independent review forums though. With that being the reason most people search for reviews, we do our best to find you those types of details. But whilst the founder's name may be irrelevant...


Balfour + Manson Solicitors & Property Sales in Aberdeen, Glasgow & Edinburgh: Their staff members have also moved across, taking the Aberdeen department's headcount to 16. As you can see, though, B+M have resisted the urge to publicise their connection with the new US president! A very wise decision. Now for the stuff you probably don't know, an...


Auto Logistic Solutions Ltd - Vehicle Accident Management: We don't act as a middle man. Especially if you're going to be off work due to injuries. We plan on testing this out and writing a full review article later on. For that they will help you with: Recovery of your vehicle< u> - if you are with a breakdown company, just...


Alfred James & Co Solicitors LLP in South Croydon, Surrey: Just a quick note on navigation. Usually if someone is angry enough to leave a 1 star rating they have plenty to say about why. So, what's so great about them? From the main page right the way through all the case types and contact pages - the Alfred James & Co website...


33 Legal Ltd | Claim Services in Preston & Manchester: It's basically people doing bland things in front of a camera for about 5-10 seconds. So don't be taken in by claims of "Established in 1880" on many legal websites as if it means something incredible. We've actually written articles on how more firms should be connected wit...


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