Victims of accidents could find themselves needing legal help in order to claim compensation for personal injuries which weren’t their fault. One of the most common and devastating consequences of accidents is being unable to work, which can lead to a number of problems paying your bills and household expenses. Read more about how an accident could affect your finances as well as getting help with claims in Pontarddulais below.
How could an accident affect your finances?
Loss of earnings
Some injuries could leave you unable to work for a long period of time as well as mean that you don’t receive your full salary. Whilst some employers may allow you to work from home, people who work in manual jobs or work for themselves may not be in this position. A loss of earnings will mean that you may not be able to pay your mortgage, your credit card or other crucial household payments, which could drain your savings or even lead you into debt.
You may be forced to cover some additional medical expenses outside of your treatment costs. Typical medical expenses include paying for private treatments to boost your recovery as well as purchasing painkillers and other medication. Over time, medical expenses can add up and leave you seriously out of pocket.
You may find that you have to travel back and forth to multiple hospital appointments, as well as rely on private transport whilst you are unable to drive. If you aren’t expecting to pay these costs, they could soon have an effect on your ability to pay your other expenses.
Additional household expenditure
Some injuries could leave you bed bound or without much mobility. These types of injuries therefore could mean that you are unable to look after your home or even your children/relatives and therefore need to get in some additional help in the form of a child-minder or a cleaner. These types of services can be expensive and therefore add up over weeks or months of recovery, leaving you out of pocket.
Getting help with claims in Pontarddulais
If you have been the victim of an accident, and forced to pay out these sorts of expenses, you may wish to get some help making a claim for compensation. Accident Advice Helpline is one of the UK’s leading law firms specialising in personal injury claims and we have an expert, professional team ready to give you advice on how to proceed.
Getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline is easy, simply call us for free today on 0800 689 0500 (0333 500 0993 from mobiles) and see how we can help you with your claim.