How you can help your accident solicitor in Ebbw Vale to make a strong compensation case
When making a personal injury case your fate is of course largely in the hands of your accident solicitor in Ebbw Vale. However, there are steps you can take to make the process as easy as possible. This will give you the best chance of getting the full amount of compensation you deserve. Keeping that in mind, read on to discover some top tips for strengthening your claim.
See a medical professional as soon as possible
There is only one place to begin and this is with the fact that you need to see a doctor for your injuries as soon as possible. This is something a lot of people fail to do when they suffer a minor injury, because they would rather cope with it themselves. However, if you do this, you are making it impossible for your accident solicitor in Ebbw Vale, or a solicitor from a national company, to win compensation for you because there will be no proof of your injuries.
Not only that, but with many seemingly minor injuries, particularly those involving the head, neck and back, there can often be more serious complications lurking just below the surface. Seeing a doctor as soon as possible is always our advice, as it keeps you safe, and makes it possible for you to claim compensation if you need to.
Write things down
Did anyone see the incident? If so, it is a good idea to write down their contact details. Witness statements can work really well when building a strong personal injury claim. Aim to write down other details of the incident as soon as you get a second. This will ensure you do not forget any pivotal details later down the line. Your accident solicitor in Ebbw Vale, or elsewhere, will be pleased you made the effort.
Make your claim as soon as possible
You should get in touch with an accident solicitor in Ebbw Vale as quickly as you can. There is a three-year time limit on all personal injury cases and court proceedings must be issued within this time frame. Furthermore, you will find it a lot easier to claim if you do so relatively soon after the incident. If you’re struggling to find the right solicitor, approach a national law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline.
Keep proof of expenses
Last but not least, you will be able to claim for any out of pocket expenses you have encountered because of our injuries. This includes the likes of treatment costs, loss of income, counselling expenses, travel costs and more. You will need to keep receipts and proof of such costs in order to claim.
How to get in touch with us
Call, text or complete the handy 30-second test on our website which will establish if you’re eligible to make a claim and how much you might get if you are successful.
You can also call Accident Advice Helpline on these numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
You can try the quick and easy 30 second test on our website or text ‘Claim365’ to 88010.
Date Published: 21st October 2014
Author: David Brown