Car accidents are one of the most common types of accidents to occur and the injuries arising from these types of incidents can range from minor ailments, such as scratches and bruises to more serious injuries, like broken bones.
A car accident can be highly traumatic for all parties involved and other psychological issues can be caused by such an incident, including stress and anxiety. The victim of a car accident may find it difficult to get back on the road after suffering this kind of ordeal. If you have suffered an accident like this, you may wish to pursue car accident injury claims in Exeter.
If you’re able to, you may want to start collecting evidence which could help with your compensation claim. There are various types of evidence which may help you when you take legal action, including:
As part of your car accident injury claims in Exeter, you may want to provide photographic evidence of the incident. This may include a photograph of your vehicle and photographs of any visible injuries. Of course, this may be the last thing on your mind after an accident, but it could help your case if you can produce this type of evidence.
The medical evidence relating to your injuries can be crucial to the success of your compensation claim. As claimants need to have received some form of medical treatment in order to be eligible to obtain compensation, it’s vital that your diagnosis and subsequent treatment is recorded.
However, if you aren’t in possession of any documents relating to your treatment, you don’t need to worry. All the details relating to your injuries should be in your medical file, providing you sought help from a medical professional, and this can be obtained at a later date.
If the police attended the scene of the incident, their report may help to support your claim. When the police attend these types of incidents, they are often able to deduce how the incident occurred and who is responsible for it and this could help you to secure your compensation award.
If you’ve been injured and you’d like to find out more about making a claim, call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re from your mobile and speak to a member of our personal injury team.
Contact us today and we’ll do everything we can to get your claim started as quickly as possible!
Date Published: 4th April 2015
Author: David Brown