Military Accidents and Making a Claim for Compensation
We often think about accidents in the line of duty as just being part of the job and almost to be expected. In many cases though, military accidents could be avoided, if only there was adequate care and attention taken by those in charge. If you have been involved in an accident during military action and it was the fault of someone else, there may be a case for making a compensation claim in Swiss Cottage. There are various actions you will need to take in order to be able to start the claim process.
Seek Medical Attention
In order to begin your compensation claim in Swiss Cottage, it is imperative that you have had to seek medical attention as a result of your injury. You will need this to back up your claim as it will be used as part of your evidence. It also shows the severity of your injury if you have required medical attention. There are medics on hand in the military to provide this assistance, so make sure you do this before starting your claim.
You will need to be able to provide evidence to substantiate your claims; otherwise the solicitors will not be able to progress with it. Your evidence will be in the form of medical records, photographs of the accident and may also include witnesses, if you are able to get people to back up your claims. It is important that you provide as much evidence as possible, as this will give you a better chance of receiving a positive outcome for your claim. The solicitor will request evidence after you have called Accident Advice Helpline, so it is worthwhile having this all prepared and ready.
Call Accident Advice Helpline
The next step in the process is to make your call to Accident Advice Helpline and speak to one of the advisors. Fortunately, the lines are open 24/7, so there is always a good time to make your call. The advisor will put you in touch with an in-house solicitor, who will be specialised in dealing with military claims and will know the best method of action. It is important to remember that your compensation claim in Swiss Cottage will be made against your employer, as opposed to an individual, so there is no need to stress or get worried about it. At this point, it is difficult to determine the duration of the claim or the value, but you will be able to get a rough estimate.
Accident Advice Helpline offers a no win no fee policy, which means that you don’t have to worry about being left out of pocket if your claim is unsuccessful. Military related compensation claims are more common than you probably imagine and the chances are that they won’t ever end up in court. If you want to fight for justice, give Accident Advice Helpline a call today on 0800 689 0500 or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 28th August 2013
Author: David Brown