People make claims for accidents all of the time. But there are also people who make claims and they go about it all the wrong way. If you have been in an accident recently, here are some tips that you can use to help you with being successful in your claim.
If you haven’t recently been in an accident, remember them for the next time that you are in one. They will help you with your claim.
Obtain a certificate from a doctor for accident legal claims UK
This is something that should be done whenever you have an injury because it proves that you have suffered an injury. It shows when you went to the doctor and this is essential if you are going to claim for your injuries.
This kind of record can make or break your case, you so you want to make sure that you are making this a priority when you have had an injury due to an accident.
Take pictures of the accident for accident legal claims UK
If you’ve got a camera at the accident it would be a good idea to take some pictures of the accident site and the cars. If you’ve been really injured and you are unable to do it yourself, have someone else take the pictures. But having these photographs can make a big difference in whether or not you are compensated for your losses.
See your doctor the week after your accident for accident legal claims UK
If you’re still experiencing problems from your accident, going to the doctor a week following your accident can show that you are still having trouble. Look for any symptoms such as depression or irritability and speak with your doctor right away so that the symptoms can be added to the medical file.
Don’t defraud or minimize your accident legal claims UK
By no means should you pretend to be more injured than you are in hopes of a bigger, better settlement. Pretending to be more injured than you are will hurt your case and you could be the one who is charged with a criminal act. But don’t minimize your claim, either.
Make sure that if you are really in pain that you are going to the doctor and keeping all of your records. Those who are really injured are the ones who are going to the doctor. This is what is going to help you with your claim.
When you’re searching for a solicitor to help you with your claim, you may find that the process is arduous. We can help you with finding the right solicitor.
At Accident Advice Helpline, as a specialist law firm with a large team of in-house lawyers, we have plenty of solicitors who are ready to help you.
We are here 24 hours a day and we’re ready to match you with the solicitor who can help you best with your claim.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 9th December 2012
Author: David Brown