If pure hearsay could win compensation claims it would be a very easy procedure to follow. However in reality when you claim something you need to be able to prove it.
Having evidence to prove your accident at work in Sutton Coldfield claim is crucial in order for you to stand any chance of receiving any compensation money.
Acceptable forms of evidence
Some forms of evidence are more favoured than others and the prime example of that is photographs. Having proof of your version of events in print makes it very difficult for your opposition to argue so by having photographs you are already enhancing the strength of your accident at work in Sutton Coldfield compensation claim.
Photographs of the hazard responsible for the accident, any damages and injuries which were sustained as a result of the accident and any other snapshots of relevant items can all help to make your compensation claim stand a better chance of winning.
Other evidence which can be used to help build up a compensation claim is the use of eye witness accounts. Though this is mainly something that your chosen legal representative does on your behalf, having the contact details ready gives your legal aid a head start.
Other evidence which can be used for an accident at work in Sutton Coldfield claim
In addition to any pieces of evidence and eye witness details you are able to gather your legal aid is also able to retrieve further evidence to support the claim. Some cases are lucky enough to have some CCTV footage of the accident which can work wonders in the chances of your compensation claim being successful.
Not having CCTV isn’t the end of the world as your legal aid can also obtain records from your place of work if the accident was related to a lack of training. Having training records showing the lack or non-existence of training can also highly benefit your accident at work in Sutton Coldfield claim.
If you have any questions regarding evidence and collecting it you can give us a call. Accident Advice Helpline have a team of experienced advisers who can answer any query you might have regarding the topic of evidence and they can also help to get your claim started. Get in touch with us for free on 0800 689 0500 and begin your claim today.
Date Published: 16th May 2014
Author: David Brown