It can be safely said that personal injury claims are by no means easy money. To begin with, in order to make a compensation claim, a person has to be injured in the first place. This can hardly be described as easy money, because such an injury may be accompanied by a great deal of pain, suffering and potential financial difficulties.
Compensation claims and responsibility
Secondly, in order to successfully claim for compensation, the injured party has to prove that the accident leading to their injury was someone else’s fault. This may involve obtaining witness statements, investigations into how and why the incident occurred and more.
Documenting personal injuries
In addition, the injured individual will have to provide documentation of their accidental injury, its extent and any treatment and/or medication administered. For this reason, it is highly important to seek medical assistance as soon after being injured as possible. Essentially, once medical attention has been sought, the injury and relevant medications, treatments and so on will be documented in the injured person’s medical record.
Documenting other expenses
In some cases, being injured at work, in a public place or on holiday may also result in an array of additional expenses. This may include cost involved in getting care for the injured individual or perhaps dependent children; travel expenses to be brought home, medical bills, and so on. It is important to keep all receipts for such costs in one place, as these expenses, as well as potential loss of earnings will also have to be clearly documented if they are to be included in a compensation claim.
In short, it is not at all easy to successfully claim for accidental injury compensation. Fortunately, the process is made a little easier with the help of Accident Advice Helpline. This law firm has been in the specialised business of assisting the public in getting compensation for injuries in public places, at work or in road traffic accidents for over 15 years.
No win no fee*
Highly experienced, specialist lawyers are on stand-by to assist injured people throughout the claim process. Most of the processes involved can be conducted over the telephone, and more often than not, claimants do not even have to go to court to see their claim settled. Their services are provided on a no win no fee* (conditional fee agreement) basis, meaning there are no worries concerning funding compensation claims.
Date Published: February 13, 2014
Author: David Brown