Accident Solicitor in Whitehaven
A personal injury claim can help to compensate you if you are unlucky enough to suffer from an accidental injury or illness in Whitehaven. Car accident injuries, injuries at work, medical negligence and other personal injuries can all entitle you to make a claim for personal injury compensation.
A compensation claim relies on your ability to establish that someone else’s carelessness caused your personal injury. You can improve your chances of making a successful personal injury claim in the following ways:
Visit a doctor
Your doctor will be able to assess your injury or illness and record a diagnosis in your medical notes. Your medical record will therefore help to provide evidence of your pain and suffering.
All compensation claims require evidence. If you suffer from an accident in the workplace, you should therefore report it to your employer and record the details of your injuries in their accident book. If you have an accident on the roads, you should exchange contact details with the other driver.
Regardless of the type of injury or illness you have sustained, you should collect the contact details of any witnesses to the accident. Where possible, you should also take photographs to provide evidence of your accident: for example, you may wish to take a photograph of the trailing wire that caused you to trip up in the office.
Consult with an accident solicitor in Whitehaven
You should obtain legal advice as soon as possible after suffering your personal injury. An accident solicitor in Whitehaven will help you to file a compensation claim, which will compensate you for your pain, suffering, expenses, damage (e.g. vehicle repairs) and lost earnings. Compensation will therefore put you in the position you would have been in had you not suffered from a personal injury or illness. If you will require ongoing medical treatment or will be unable to work in the future, you may receive a substantial compensation payment to reflect your extensive losses.
Bear in mind that you can make a 100% ‘no win, no fee’ compensation claim through Accident Advice Helpline, which means that you will not have to worry about legal costs when fighting your compensation claim. To find out more about hiring a ‘no win, no fee’ accident solicitor in Whitehaven, give our Freephone helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Our friendly claims advisers will be happy to advise you on your legal rights following your personal injury.
Date Published: 2nd December 2013
Author: David Brown