If you’ve had an accident you may need to make a compensation claim in Ongar
Ongar, most people would think is an unusual place name and wouldn’t know where it is. Well it is not as rare as it first sounds, there is an Ongar in Dublin and in Essex, as well as just Ongar, there is High Ongar and Chipping Ongar.
Chipping Ongar is a lovely market town that until 1994, when it closed its railway, was part of the London Underground Central Line, and was the most easterly point of that track. Great Western Railway originally opened the railway station in 1865 and it was always a landmark in the area. John Betjeman once said that the only job that would drag him away from poetry was to be station manager at Chipping Ongar railway station.
The A414 may mean you having to make a compensation claim Ongar
Unfortunately, Chipping Ongar also has the A414, renowned for boy racers and chronic traffic during the rush hour and at school run time. This does mean you are more likely to have a car crash, be injured, and need to make a compensation claim in Ongar.
Why you would need to make a compensation claim in Ongar
You would need to make a compensation claim in Ongar if you are involved in a car crash that:
- Was not your fault, whether you were the driver or passenger
- Has happened within the last three years
- You sustained injuries that needed medical attention
What else you can claim for as part of your compensation claim in Ongar
Apart from your injuries, you can claim for any other items that cause you suffering or losses as a result of the accident, such as:
- Loss of earnings
- Anxiety and stress
- Travel costs
- Medical costs
- Care costs if you need to be looked after, whether temporary or permanently
- Home adaption costs if necessary
- Any or costs or losses that are a direct consequence of the accident
Where to make your compensation claim in Ongar
The claim should be made to the insurance company of the driver that was at fault, unless they are uninsured when it should be presented to the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB), who are there to make sure injured parties do not lose out because of a lack of insurance on the part of one of the drivers involved in the accident.
Do not be put off because it may all sound to complex – help is at hand
Making a personal injury compensation claim can be complicated and time consuming for the layman. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we deal with such claims day in and day out, it’s why we were established over 13 years ago.
We promise to help you with your claim, to assist you in any way we can, and we guarantee you the high quality customer service that has made us one of the market leaders in the personal injury compensation claim industry.
On our website there is a 30-second test that will give you some guidance, or your can phone our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our friendly advisers, their advice is free and puts you under no obligation at all.
Date Published: 12th August 2013