There are not any restrictions on the type of accident an accident lawyer in Brighton can help you make a compensation claim for. Some of the ones an accident lawyer in Brighton are asked to deal with are more common than others, such as:
- Accidents at work
- Industrial illnesses and diseases
- Road traffic accidents
- Animal attacks
- Food poisoning
- Slips, trips and falls
- Accidents in schools
Not all the accidents that an happen are included in this list, but as long as it complies with the rules for making a compensation claim, it does not matter what type of accident it was that you were injured in.
The criteria for making a personal injury claim
When you have become the innocent victim of an accident that was not your fault, you have to make sure that the rules apply to your situation before you are able to start a claim.
- Someone else must have been to blame for the accident
- You must have sustained injuries in the accident
- Your injuries must have needed medical attention
- The accident must have taken place no more than three years ago
The injuries that could be sustained in an accident that was not your own fault
The severity of injuries varies greatly and what is a disaster for one victim will be no more than a niggle for another. This is because everyone’s circumstances are different, and lives are affected differently, even though two victims could have the same injuries.
The life of someone with no responsibilities would be a lot less affected than that of a parent of young children if either of them sustained:Open Claim Calculator
- Burns and scalds
- Back and spine injuries
- Head and brain injuries
- Facial injuries
- Damage to joints
- Internal injuries
- Eye injuries
- Impaired hearing
- Loss of limbs
- Loss of fingers or toes
- Road rash
The number of injuries is endless, some take just a few weeks recovery time, some are never fully recovered from, and some take the life of the victim.
Making a personal injury claim with the help of an accident lawyer in Brighton
Until you have been the innocent victim of an accident you may not realise just how expensive being injured can be. Accidents always bring lots of extra expenses with them, and if you are employed, you could also lose income because of being away from work.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we will make sure that every area of your accident, injuries and how it has affected your life is accounted for, and if your claim is successful, all the extra costs and losses can be reclaimed.
If you would like to know more about making a personal injury claim, complete one of our online options, or give our friendly advisers a call on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.