When you drive, you make sure that you’re in the right frame of mind from the beginning – sufficiently calm, alert, and definitely not under the influence of alcohol or any medication.
On the road, you take care. You check your mirrors, you make the appropriate signals when you’re about to manoeuvre, and you execute these manoeuvres properly, ensuring it is safe to proceed.
You’re a good driver. There’s always room for improvement, of course, and any good driver will know this and endeavour to become better. Sure, you may have picked up a few bad habits through driving for a long time – but you’re always careful.
Unfortunately, not every other driver is – and through their actions, they can cause accidents on the road in Ystradgynlais.
What happens if you’re the victim of an accident
Besides the shock of what happened at the scene and the inconvenience of having to hang around, deal with the police and exchange information with the other driver (name, address, insurer), you could lose the use of your vehicle.
Whilst obviously unwanted, these things are far less serious than what happens to your health in accidents on the road in Ystradgynlais. The risk of injury is always present in a road accident, and whether minor or major, injuries can cause problems.
Recovering from injuries sustained in accidents on the road in Ystradgynlais
Whether you’ve suffered a few cuts and bruises or multiple fractures, it’s likely that you will have come into contact with a doctor. This is always advisable – it’s crucial to get checked out by a medical professional, whether it’s in the casualty ward or a surgery.
During your recovery from your injuries, you need to take things easy, and this is often where financial problems start. That’s because you could need to take some time off work, which puts you at risk of losing income. In addition to this, you might need to use the services of a home help or childminder, which means you are paying out extra cash.
Decreased income plus increased outgoings could equal money worries – but did you know that you could be eligible to claim compensation, which means you could receive a payout?
You can check your eligibility by taking Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second test on our website, or just call our 24/7 hotline and speak to an advisor.
Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a landline, and get started straight away! Alternatively, text “claim365” to 88010, and someone will get in touch with you.
All our solicitors work on a no-win, no-fee basis, and it is one of these solicitors who will work on your case with the aim of winning you the payout you deserve. For more information, call us now – don’t delay
Date Published: 1st October 2014
Author: David Brown