Being involved in an accident can be an extremely traumatic experience. Particularly if you suffer an injury as a result. Things get even worse if you find that you are losing money because you cannot work, or are having to pay increased childcare costs while you are injured. If you live in the Shipston-on-Stour region you may find that when it comes to making a compensation claim in Shipston-on-Stour may not have too many options to offer you. So instead of looking for a local firm to make that compensation claim why not get some no obligation advice from Accident Advice Helpline?
Making an accident compensation claim in Shipston-on-Stour
Accident Advice Helpline can be contacted via their free phone help line twenty four hours a day seven days a week on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone. Your call will be answered by a trained adviser who deals with accident claims on a daily basis. The first thing they will do is make an assessment of your claim and whether or not your accident fits within the claim category requirements. Even if you decide to make your accident compensation claim in Shipston-on-Stour with a local firm is always pays to get advice before you begin.
What do you need to prove your claim?
To be able to make a claim you must be able to prove that your accident happened within the last three years, that you suffered a personal injury as a result, and most importantly of all that the accident was someone else’s fault. In any personal injury claim there needs to be a third party to claim against. Any details relating to expenses incurred because of your injury will be included in your case, items such as increased childcare, lost wages, medical appointment fees; you should keep all the details of these to hand. Also needed will be details of your witnesses of the accident. While these are not essential your solicitor will be faced with a hard task without any supporting evidence of the event. Photographs are a great asset when it comes to proving an injury and what caused it; mobile phones have become invaluable tools in providing claim evidence.
Do I need to go anywhere to do this?
By calling Accident Advice Helpline you may well find that your case can be handled completely via the telephone. The new legislation relating to No win, No fee claims means that you may have to pay twenty five percent of the costs should you win; if you have any questions at all regarding this change your Accident Advice Helpline adviser will be able to answer you and give you all the detail you need.
Getting help is very important when it comes to making an injury claim. Always speak to someone with experience and a good reputation and you will be sure that your case is in good hands.
Date Published: 22nd August 2013
Author: David Brown