To give your car crash claim in Chiltern to have the best chance of success, there are certain steps that injured passengers and drivers should take following a collision.
What to do after a car crash
Even injuries sustained in a minor accident can warrant compensation, but it’s important that the right documentation is in place to give accident victims the highest chances of success. If you have been in an accident, you should always be sure to do the following:
Report the accident
Even if it was a minor collision, the police should always be called. They will fill out an official accident report, which will be incredibly important when it comes to determining who was to blame for the accident. In order to make a claim, you must not have been at fault for the collision, and so having official documentation that outlines this available to provide to your solicitor will be key.
Document your injuries for your car crash claim in Chiltern
Use your smartphone to take pictures of your injuries, and the accident itself. The more evidence you can supply, the better the chances of your claim resulting in a successful payout. Where there is obvious evidence of negligence, the guilty party may not wish to go to court, which can mean you can receive your money quicker.
Seek treatment for your injuries
Going to A&E or to your local GP to have your injuries formally diagnosed and treated will not only help you recover quickly, but it will also help your case. If there is proof that you did indeed sustain the injuries you claim and to the extent that you claim, this will help determine the amount you could receive in compensation.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline to start your car crash claim in Chiltern
You have three years from the date of your accident in which to make a claim, so as soon as you are able, contact us to get a quote and see how much we could help you recover. We have over ten years of experience handling these sorts of cases, which enables us to fight hard with our expertise on behalf of our clients. The sooner you contact us about making a claim, the better the chances are of it being successfully settled, as the facts of it are fresh to mind, and witnesses are more likely to come forward should your case be required to go to court.
When it comes to handling a car crash claim in Chiltern, we do so on a no-win, no-fee* basis, so there’s no need to pay anything upfront to get a claim underway. To find out more about making a claim for compensation, call today on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 30th March 2015
Author: David Brown