Road traffic accidents are the most common source of personal injury claims. Recent growth in the number of claims being made has prompted some people to ask if too many people are claiming compensation. However, evidence suggests that many of the people who should be claiming are not doing so. This article therefore debunks some of the myths surrounding road traffic claims and looks at how you can find the best legal advice in Byfleet for your case.
Best legal advice in Byfleet
Controversy stems from reports that show a reduction in the number of accidents on our roads coupled with an increase in the number of people making claims for compensation. Most often these are for injuries that you might not consider to be all that serious such as whiplash, which although unpleasant, is unlikely to cause permanent injuries.
According to a 2012 poll, only 20% of people who could make claims actually did so. The rise is due to a growing awareness of what their rights are and when they can make a claim. While the insurance companies might not like to hear it, the truth of the matter is that in reality, the number of people claiming compensation should be significantly higher than it is now.
How claims work
When you’re in an accident, compensation for any damage or injuries caused will be paid by the insurance company of the person deemed most responsible for the accident. Sometimes you may think that nobody was at fault for the crash, but it’s always worth running the case in front of a personal injury lawyer as they might be able to tell you about something you have missed.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we provide free, honest advice for everyone who comes to us. We’ll tell you whether or not we think you have a good chance of winning your case and how you can go about doing so. Although we’re not placing any obligation on you to continue using our services we can offer the best legal advice in Byfleet for your accident claim and match you to one of our solicitors with an experience in road traffic accidents.
Working with Accident Advice Helpline
Most firms will be limited in terms of what they can and can’t help you claim for by the expertise of the people within their team. However, our experts at Accident Advice Helpline will be in a position to provide all the support you need. We have lawyers covering just about every type of claim which means we’re normally able to help you out.
So if you’re looking for help finding accident claim solicitors, give our team a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 4th October 2014
Author: David Brown