If you’ve suffered an injury that wasn’t your fault, you may be thinking about making a claim for compensation. If someone else was responsible for the harm you suffered, you should feel able to take action against them and you should be awarded compensation for your injuries.
However, you may not be aware that you could also be claiming for accident expenses in Knottingley. Whilst many people realise that they can obtain injury compensation, they don’t always know that they can be reimbursed for any expenses they’ve incurred as a result of the incident as well.
Claiming for accident expenses in Knottingley
When you first suffer an injury, your primary concern is, of course, for your health. If you’ve been badly hurt you may require emergency medical treatment and you’ll want to ensure that you can begin the recovery process as soon as possible.
It may not be until sometime later that you realise the effect the accident has had on your finances. If you need to take time off work to recover, you may receive less income than you normally would. If you’re self-employed or run your own business, you may not receive any income at all and this could cause havoc with your financial situation.
In addition to losing some or all of your income, you may be faced with additional expenses. If you are unable to carry out your daily routine you may need help with this. Often, people who have been injured require extra help with childcare or assistance at home and this can come at a cost.
Similarly, if your injuries prevent you from driving, you may need to find an alternative form of transport and this could be costly too.
In serious cases, your injuries may prevent you from returning to work at all and you may lose future income, as well as your career.
If the incident wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t be forced to suffer financially. By claiming for accident expenses in Knottingley, you can ensure that you aren’t out of pocket because of someone else’s mistake and you can also obtain compensation for the suffering you’ve experienced.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
If you’ve suffered an injury through no fault of your own and you want to find out about making a personal injury compensation claim, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 15 years experience in the personal injury industry and our dedicated team will be happy to help you.
Just call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more today.
Date Published: 22nd November 2013
Author: David Brown