Air Ambulance and compensation claim in Petworth
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust is a registered charity established in 1989 to help sick and injured people in southeast England and surrounding areas. They provide a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) responding swiftly to 999 calls, delivering a highly skilled team of specialist doctors and paramedics to the patient at the scene. The helicopters travel at 150mph, so can get anywhere within the area in twenty minutes providing the service to 4.5 million people.
Your compensation claim in Petworth
If you are travelling in the south east of England and are involved in a road traffic accident, it could well be the air ambulance that saves your life. Each aircraft has an experienced pilot, doctor and paramedic who are all trained in giving pre hospital care which gives them the skill and knowledge to assess and stabilise critically ill and injured patients. The accident may mean you are entitled to make a compensation claim in Petworth.
No government funding for Air Ambulance services
There are 18 Air Ambulance services in the UK, they are all charities and receive no government funding. They rely on donations and fund raising events to raise the capital they need, in the case of Kent, Surrey and Sussex, this is 5 million pounds a year.
For the people that work there this is not just a job, they are dedicated to caring for people and if your are in an accident and need to make a compensation claim in Petworth, you will benefit from this dedication.
Road traffic accident compensation claim in Petworth
If the Air Ambulance service are called it means someone in the road traffic accident is seriously injured and needs immediate assistance. Injuries sustained in road traffic accidents can be life threatening, and if you survive them you may be entitled to make a compensation claim in Petworth if the accident was not your fault.
In the aftermath of the accident, you will be traumatised and the last thing on your mind will be making a compensation claim in Petworth. Hopefully, you will start to recover and then you may start to consider making a personal injury compensation claim. You have three years from the date of the accident to make your claim.
The accident could have changed your life dramatically; you might be no longer able to work for instance. There are many areas that make up your claim, some of them being:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings, past and future
- Medical costs
- Care costs
- Any other cost or loss caused as a direct result of the accident
Accident Advice Helpline solicitors will ensure that every area of your life is looked at to make sure your compensation claim in Petworth is maximised.
Our friendly, professional advisors will give you free advice and you can contact them any time of day or night, any day of the week, on our freephone number 0800 180 4 123.
Date Published: 18th August 2013