Were you injured in an accident recently? Do you suspect a third party was the reason why that accident occurred? Are you wondering whether you could make your own personal injury claim to seek compensation? If you can answer yes to these questions, keep reading, because we have some important and useful information for you.
How to settle a personal injury claim yourself?
If you decided to complete your own personal injury compensation claim, you would need to follow the same procedure a personal injury lawyer would. However, you wouldn’t have their depth of experience, and it would likely take you longer to claim if you did it on your own.
Hence why most people end up contacting a personal injury solicitor to help them. If you wanted to claim yourself, you would need to read up on how the claims process works. Would you know what you would need to do first? Do you know how to make an official claim, or how to deal with correspondence from the other side? Most people would have no need to know things like this, hence why most people do seek a personal injury solicitor to take on their case for them.
Why should you consider finding a lawyer who specialises in these claims?
There is no reason why you cannot handle a claim on your own. However, it will take time to figure out what you need to do and when, and what you can expect from the other party. Remember, you are recovering from injuries, too, which might mean you cannot get around as easily as you normally would. You might also be in pain and discomfort. Do you want to get involved with a personal injury claim you are handling on your own as well?
When you can make one phone call to reach a personal injury lawyer to get the ball rolling on a claim, it makes a lot of sense to make that call. You will need to complete some paperwork early on, and you will also be required to attend an appointment with an independent doctor as part of the process. But you need not worry about much else if you hire a lawyer to handle the claim for you. That means you are free to recover and to get on with your life while the claim is being handled.
Call our team now for further advice
Accident Advice Helpline provides no-obligation advice at a time when you need it most. Don’t try and go ahead with a claim without the help of an attorney. Take the easier route to completing your claim by calling us now on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. If you do, you can look forward to having most of the claims procedure handled on your behalf. Wouldn’t that be the easier way to make sure you have a shot at securing compensation for the injuries you suffered from?
Category: Personal injury claims