Have you suffered personal injury in a bus accident in West Somerset, or elsewhere in the UK? Certain eligibility conditions need to be met before you can make a claim for compensation, so take a look below to see if you might have a valid claim.
Three year time limit for starting a claim
You have three years in which to start your compensation claim, so it will be worthwhile considering your options well before this time period. There are a few exceptions to this rule, one of which involves claiming on behalf of a child in which case the timescale may be extended.
Injuries treated by a medical professional
There is a requirement for your injuries to be assessed and treated by a medical professional. This sometimes happens as a matter of course at the accident scene if paramedics are called, or if you are taken to hospital. Alternatively, treatment might be received from your local GP.
Blame for the bus accident in West Somerset
You must not have been to blame for your accident – personal injury compensation is claimed against a negligent third party who could be a member of staff from the transport company or the organisation as a whole.
Claiming with no win, no fee
No win, no fee claims offer two distinct advantages:
- You will not have to pay upfront legal costs
- If you lose your claim, there is no need to pay your solicitor’s fees
Clearly, it is worthwhile claiming in this way – it minimises your risks from taking legal action and reduces the associated stress. All our personal injury solicitors use no win, no fee which has become very popular since it was first introduced during the 1990s.
Our services are highly recommended by our patron, Dame Esther Rantzen, so you can have plenty of confidence that you are dealing with the true experts in this area of law.
Our professional helpline advisors
If you are unsure about your eligibility to claim, we can clarify your situation and guide you through the process so that you have all the information you need to make the right decision.
Our helpline advisors are fully trained to deal with the needs of innocent accident victims, and will support you from your initial phone call to the completion of your claim for a bus accident in West Somerset.
We have two helpline numbers:
- From a landline 0800 689 0500 (freephone)
- From a mobile phone 0333 500 0993
Call today to discuss your situation, or start your personal injury claim with us. We can help you to get the justice you deserve for an accident that was not your fault.
Date Published: 13th July 2015
Author: David Brown