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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Cardiff car crash

    No one ever considers the impact of being involved in a car crash until it happens to them, though it goes without saying that it can be a very stressful and traumatic experience. There are certain things that you need to get sorted, so it pays to know exactly what you should do to quickly get your life back on the right track. Here, we discuss what to do after being involved in a Cardiff car crash.

    Inform your employer

    Some people find that they experience problems with their employers after being involved in a Cardiff car crash. They need to take time away from the office to attend medical and legal appointments, and injuries may require further time off for recovery reasons. Most problems though occur due to a lack of communication. Keep your boss in the loop, and be honest about your situation. Don’t say that you’ll only be off for one day if you realistically think that you’ll need longer to recover. In most cases, employers will be concerned about you and will be happy for you to take the necessary time so you can come back fighting fit.

    Call your insurance company

    Even if the car accident wasn’t your fault, you need to contact your insurance company and let them know what has happened. They will have their own procedures that they’ll ask you to follow, but it’s important that you give them a call as soon as possible so you can find out what you’ll need to do. In most cases, it’s easy and hassle-free.

    Injured in a non-fault Cardiff car crash? Contact Accident Advice Helpline to get expert help

    You might be able to make as claim for compensation if you were involved in a Cardiff car crash that was not your fault. This can help you to deal with expenses such as time off work, travel to medical appointments, and prescriptions. The great news here is that the process might be a lot easier than you first think. For advice from the experts, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. The friendly team of professional is waiting to take your call, and will be able to answer any questions that you might have about the process. Do bear in mind though that you’ll only have three years to make your claim. As such, it makes sense to get the ball rolling as soon as possible.

    A car crash is difficult to deal with, but if you follow this advice, the situation can be made a whole lot easier for everyone involved.

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    Date Published: 6th June 2014

    Author: David Brown

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