If you’ve suffered some form of injury at work or in a public space, then it’s your right to seek to obtain compensation. Doing so, however, can seem like a complex process sometimes, which is why a great many people make the sensible decision of choosing to work with a solicitor. It’s perfectly natural for you to think ‘how can my solicitor help me with my claim?’, and the following information details the ways in which we can assist.
The insurance companies won’t necessarily be on your side. Many people who look to make a claim after an accident overestimate how helpful an insurance company may choose to be in putting the claim through, especially in the case of a claim that has arisen from a car accident. It’s important to remember that insurance companies are businesses, and will only be enthusiastic in helping you to make a claim if it suits them, or on some occasions if they actually have to. Solicitors, however, are trained to help you, so it makes far more sense to work with them, as you’re more likely to achieve the results that you want.
Solicitors offer expert knowledge in their field. In any industry, there is no substitute for years of experience. A good solicitor will add strength to your claim, and will be able to make arguments that you simply won’t. They will also be highly trained in order to deal with your particular type of accident, whether it was one that took place whilst you were at work, or one that occurred whilst you were driving. This degree of specialist knowledge will also mean that a solicitor is able to offer advice and consultation on the various issues that can arise within a claim, and give you an accurate impression of how much money you may be able to claim.
It will save you the paperwork. Making a claim for compensation is a substantial thing to embark upon, and dealing with it will mean that a substantial amount of paperwork has to be filled in. Unless you’re an administrator, the last thing you want to be doing is filling out form after form, especially in your spare time. A qualified solicitor will be able to take care of all the red tape for you, letting you only have to deal with the main aspects of the claim. This will lead to a far less stressful process overall.
It will lend your claim an air of authority. The simple fact is that a qualified solicitor’s claim will carry far more weight than one you would make on your own, and it is likely to be taken more seriously as a result. In turn, this means that the amount of compensation you receive is likely to be far higher, and the process of obtaining it is going to be less stressful. Having this extra authority behind your claim is seriously worth the investment, and could benefit you substantially in the long run. It should be seriously considered.
Date Published: September 27, 2013
Author: David Brown