Many of us lead our lives by using to do lists. We make lists before we go shopping, before we go on holiday and for work. They are pinned up in offices and homes all over the country. Some of us even carry them around with us on a notepad or in a mobile phone. If you live in Bristol and have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, then it may be a good idea to put together a Bristol accident claim to list. Here are some ideas if you are working on your Bristol accident claim do list right now.
Bristol accident claim to do list
- Write down the Bristol accident claim to do list and remember to keep referring to it. The list will be no use to you at all if it is not jotted down somewhere and will not help you if you do not look at it. It may help to pin it up in a prominent place such as next to the phone or in the kitchen
- Call Accident Advice Helpline. They are a highly-respected law firm who will help you complete your Bristol accident claim to do list because they know exactly what people in your situation should do. Do not delay – ring them as soon as you can as it is always better to start a claim soon after the accident. Don’t worry if you haven’t done this though because you have up to three years to make a claim.
- Talk to the friendly professional advisers about your accident. The helpline is free and is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for your convenience. There’s no excuse for not delay so call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 free from your mobile.
- Take Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second test. You really only have to set aside half a minute to do this. You simply complete some details of your accident, your injury and confirm that the accident was not your fault. You then get an immediate assessment of whether your case is likely to be successful or not.
- Seek medical attention – although you have probably already done this. It is important to get the right advice on how to manage your injury. It also means that your injury will be documented in your medical records. If you are advised to have further X-rays, scans or tests then its important you do so – they will give the doctors the information that they need to help you.
- Keep records of everything. Make a note of all the hospital and doctors’ visits that you have made. Don’t just assume that you will remember all of them – its unlikely you will. Also, keep all the paper records of your loss of wages – from your last payslips – and of your additional costs. These can include things like childcare and home helper costs. If you have to pay for personal care, then keep a record such expenditure also.
- Keep in touch with your Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer and provide any details that they ask for promptly. Answer all the questions truthfully and honestly so that a fair level of compensation can be awarded.