When someone is claiming compensation in Yatton, often there are things that they do that may really hurt their claim. Below are three of the biggest mistakes that people make when they are trying to make a claim for an injury that they have suffered because of someone else. If you are injured, make sure that you avoid making these mistakes, otherwise you may not have a good chance of claiming compensation.
Not taking pictures before claiming compensation in Yatton
The first mistake that people make is that they don’t take pictures when they have had an accident. Pictures are very essential to show exactly what happened. If you were hurt in a road traffic accident, for example, pictures will show the position of the cars, what the weather was, what the road conditions were, and what damage was done to the cars.
This way the people involved in the accident can’t claim that they had more damage than they had. It also stops the people who were in the accident from having to remember the incident in detail, as the photographs will provide evidence.
Not getting checked out by a doctor before claiming compensation in Yatton
The second mistake that people make is that they don’t go to see a doctor after they’ve been in an accident. They think that just because they don’t feel like they’re injured that they aren’t injured. Unfortunately, there could be injuries that they don’t know about and don’t show up until the next day. The best thing is to go to the doctor after an accident and have your injuries properly diagnosed.
You will also need to have received medical treatment if you plan on claiming compensation in Yatton.
Not getting a solicitor to help with claiming compensation in Yatton
Another big mistake that people make is that they don’t look for a solicitor to help them with their compensation claim. They mistakenly think that they are better off doing it without a solicitor because they believe that they get more money that way.
However, most people are more successful with professional help, since solicitors know of the things that they should ask and the things that they should do.
If you want to find out more about making a claim, give us at Accident Advice Helpline a call. Simply contact us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or use your mobile phone to call 0333 500 0993 and we’ll be happy to help.
Call now and we’ll get your claim started as soon as possible.
Date Published: 11th August 2013