Many people have questions about a personal injury claim and insurance, and how one might potentially affect the other. In most cases, people who are innocent parties in car accidents yet receive injuries related to their accident have nothing to worry about. Of course, it pays to find out what applies in your situation. Do you have a no-claims bonus, for example? This should not be affected if you were not the one to blame for what happened.
Making a personal injury claim isn’t something that occurs to everyone. Some think it is hard to do, yet if you did make a claim you could do so with the help of a personal injury solicitor. They will do the bulk of the work required to put a claim through and to negotiate with the solicitor representing the other party.
What else should you think about regarding a personal injury claim and insurance?
Some people have legal cover included in their car insurance policy. This is a very good idea as it becomes indispensable at times like these. Of course, as soon as the accident has occurred, your priority will be to assess any injuries you have and whether you (or anyone else involved) needs emergency medical assistance. Calling an ambulance would be the priority in this case.
You will need to exchange insurance details with the other driver (or drivers) involved. You are likely to feel shocked and shaky after an accident, but you should make sure you have time to get the details right as this is very important.
How can we help?
Since you are still reading and you found your way to our website to begin with, you might still have questions about the likelihood of making a personal injury claim, and insurance queries as well. To get some answers today, you simply need to call 0800 689 0500 to reach the team at Accident Advice Helpline. Alternatively, call 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
We have been helping people in similar situations since 2000, and with Dame Esther Rantzen as our patron, we are proud to have assisted many people in claiming compensation after suffering accidents caused by third parties. Whatever happened to you, if it happened in the past three years you have a chance to see whether compensation could be a distinct possibility for you.
Date Published: January 25, 2017
Author: Rob Steen