If you need to make a compensation claim, Strathcarron may not have too many solicitors for you to choose from. Many people feel a little unsure about starting a compensation claim and feel they need to find out more about the subject before they start; If you are one of these then why not call Accident Advice Helpline and find out more about compensation claims and what hour role as a claimant involves.
Compensation claim in Strathcarron
The first thing you will have to discuss with any compensation claim provider is what the injury was that you suffered, This can be physical or mental; many people assume that they can only claim for physical injuries but mental and emotional damage can also be included in a compensation claim in Strathcarron. You will of course be asked if you have been assessed by a doctor. They will also need to know what was the cause of the accident which leads us onto step two of any compensation claim.
If it was not your fault
To be successful in any kind of compensation claim claim you have to be able to prove that the accident was caused by someone else be it directly or indirectly. You may have witnesses that confirm your version of events or there may be a police report or even CCTV footage. Photographic evidence is also often used to establish the cause of an accident.
When did it happen?
A compensation claim following an accident must be made made within three years of the event. This is one of the questions that any claim provider will ask you and it will also be asked by one of the national companies such as Accident Advice Helpline. In fact, it will be one of the first things you are asked. The current legislation only allows companies to pursue claims during this period; there are a few exceptions but these relate to accidents in the workplace.
Need to know more?
If you need to know more before you approach a solicitor why not call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 (0333 500 0933 from a mobile) and speak to one of their trained advisers. The lines are open twenty four hours a day seven days a week and the call places you under no obligation whatsoever. The company has been helping personal injury claimants for over ten years winning compensation awards for victims of non-fault accidents.
The company also has the support of Esther Rantzen, well known TV personality and campaigner for consumer rights in the UK for many years; with her on board you can be sure that by putting your faith in Accident Advice Helpline you are placing yourself in safe hands. The company is fully bound by legislation surrounding personal injury claims and will offer you a” thirty second test” during the initial call. This will not only assess your right to be making a claim but also give you an insight into what compensation you may be entitled to.
Remember all figures quoted at this stage are just estimates and are not a guarantee of a payout amount.
Date Published: 4th September 2013