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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    How to settle a personal injury claim?


    No one wants to have any reason to consider making a compensation claim for injuries sustained in an accident someone else caused. However, every year, there are people who find themselves in a situation whereby this could be a possibility. If you want to find out how to settle claims like these, read on.

    How to settle a personal injury claim?

    The best way to settle a claim for personal injuries is to consult a lawyer who deals with such claims each day. They will have the experience to guide you through the process as easily as possible. You should have proof of someone else’s negligence, and of the injuries you suffered in the accident.

    Evidence of these two things must be provided for a claim to go ahead. In some cases, the other party involved might admit they were responsible right from the start, and inform their insurance company or lawyer that this is the case. However, in many scenarios, they do not admit liability. Don’t worry if this has happened in your situation – your lawyer can still press ahead with a claim if you have evidence from other sources, such as witness statements, for example.

    Seeking medical aid after an accident, regardless of whether you trip or slip, have a car accident, or you fall in the street, is very important. Some injuries will require medical treatment, but minor ones should be seen by your GP, so there is evidence that you did suffer from them. If you do not seek treatment in this way, you could end up failing to conclude your personal injury claim, because you cannot support what you say occurred.

    Is it best to get advice from a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible?

    In most cases, you will have three years in which to make a claim. This period begins from the date you experienced your accident, however it occurred. But doing it sooner rather than later means you can finish your claim for personal injury compensation sooner as well. This means you can get on with your life and put the experience behind you. No doubt you will want to do that no matter what happened to you.

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    The good news is that it is straightforward to find someone who can help you if you are wondering how you could complete a personal injury compensation claim. The team at Accident Advice Helpline can be reached on our free enquiry line on 0800 689 0500. Alternatively, if you only have a mobile, you can call 0333 500 0993. Our online test takes a mere 30 seconds to complete, and provides a quick and easy way to get some faster answers. Making a personal injury claim doesn’t need to be complex, and you will see how true this is when you chat with one of our advisors regarding your chance of claiming for injuries caused in an accident. Call as soon as possible to learn more.

    Category: Personal injury claims

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