An accident solicitor in Bolventor can easily confirm that most people who file a personal injury claim do so in no longer than a year from the date of the accident. But there are some who, for different reasons, procrastinate asking for their compensation. It almost never happens with serious injuries and serious accidents. People who only suffer from a broken arm or a broken leg and that have extremely busy lives (which isn’t so uncommon this day and age) that postpone filing the claim. Sometimes, they postpone it so much that they don’t qualify to make the claim anymore.
When you should file the claim
For most types of accidents, the legal time-frame of filing the personal injury claim is three years from the date of the accident. There are exceptions with industrial diseases or whether the victim was a minor at the date of the accident. So keep this in mind, don’t let too much time pass, as you will lose the right to what’s yours.
Why people are getting compensations for their accidents
It’s not all people that receive a financial compensation, but the ones that were injured because of someone else’s fault. If the blame for their injury can be attributed to someone else’s mistake or negligence, they are entitled to file a personal injury claim and request a compensation. The financial compensation is aimed at supporting the victims’ recovery and also reimbursing most or all of the costs related to the accident.
An accident solicitor in Bolventor will assist and guide you through the whole process of the claim. The more experience they have with cases like yours, the better, as they will know beforehand what to prepare and what to expect.
What to expect
- Time. Your accident solicitor will not be able to tell you exactly how long it will take for your claim to be processed. But they will give you an estimate based on similar cases.
- Compensation. The amount of money you will receive is also impossible to know beforehand. But as with time, you solicitor will give you a (probably) very close estimate on how much money you will receive.
- Court time. It’s not uncommon that claimants be anxious about having to go to court. Don’t worry, most probably you won’t have to go inside a court house during your personal injury claim.
- Extras. You might be asked to attend another medical check-up. It is probably because they want to minimise the chances of someone faking an injury only to get the compensation money.
If you want to know more about an accident solicitor in Bolventor
Give us a call. Accident Advice Helpline’s professional advisors are always ready to pick up the phone and answer your questions. Yes, the telephone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and calling is free, without any obligations. So talk to your accident solicitor in Bolventor today.
You can reach us at 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993, from your mobile.
Talk to you soon!
Date Published: 26th June 2013