If they have suffered an injury many people are interested in finding out more about claiming after a car crash in North Yorkshire. This makes perfect sense when you start to think about the impacts that such an accident and the resulting injuries can have on your life.
The ongoing impact of your injuries
The fact is that any injury can cause and pain and suffering, but this is often hard if not impossible to quantify. Some people heal very quickly, whilst others have various complications caused by their injuries. What may be a straight forward break of a leg for one person may require surgery, the insertion of pins and months of physiotherapy to another. This is one of the reasons why it can be so hard to determine how much compensation you can be entitled to.
However, there are elements of the claims process that is easier to quantify. For example, if you have had to take time off from work as a result of your accident and have lost out on income as a result of that then it will be easy to see how much income you have lost. All your solicitor will need is a letter from your employer, payroll department or HR representative to confirm the time off you have had, what you have been paid (if anything) and what you should have been paid. The difference will then form part of your claim and be awarded back to you on completion.
It is also possible to see what expenses you have had to make as a direct result of your accident. You may have had to travel to medical appointments, pay for parking in hospital car parks or even cover the cost of medical prescriptions. Depending on your injuries you may find that you needed to arrange for a professional to help you with chores around your house – this could be personal shopping, doing the gardening or even covering your cleaning and looking after your children.
If anything can be shown to be required only as a result of your injuries, then the costs associated with it can be claimed back.
Speak to Accident Advice Helpline about claiming after a car crash in North Yorkshire
If you want to speak to a professional about claiming after a car crash in North Yorkshire speak to Accident Advice Helpline.
You can phone us on either 0800 689 0500 from a landline or try 0333 500 0993 from a mobile for free, no obligation advice. Call now for details.
Date Published: 20th August 2015
Author: David Brown