We spend all year and many dark, cold months looking forward to it, so when it finally arrives we really want to make the most of summer. Barbecues, trips to the seaside, family days around the swimming pool – it’s the stuff that dreams are made of. But don’t be fooled, the summer can be an extremely dangerous time, with slips, trips and falls and road traffic accidents never far away.
There are a number of reasons why personal injury claims occur in summer, the most common being:
- Long hot summer days
- More time spent outdoors
- Uncomfortable temperatures
- School holidays
- Families spending more time around swimming pools and on the beach
If you’ve been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be considering making a personal injury claim for the compensation that could be owed to you.
How you could benefit from personal injury compensation?
Compensation is there to assist you in your recovery following an accident. With all of the things you have to deal with after an accident it helps having a little bit of financial assistance so you can concentrate on the most important thing – recovery. Compensation from a personal injury claim could help you with:
- Medical bills
- Loss of earnings
- Repair costs
- A new vehicle
- Child care
So how do you go about making a personal injury claim?
Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience dealing with personal injury, work accident and road traffic accident claims and could help you with your claim too.
They offer a free consultation via their freephone helpline, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 0800 689 0500.
They will compile all the evidence they need from you and let you know if they think you have a case. The questions they are likely to ask are:
- Have you been injured in the last 3 years?
- Was the accident your fault or somebody else’s fault?
- Did you seek medical help after the accident?
- Where did the accident take place?
Accident Advice Helpline will do all the work for you and usually there is no need to attend court as most of the information is gathered over the phone.
Date Published: November 10, 2013
Author: David Brown