Before actually making the claim, you will probably have a long conversation with your legal adviser, when you will figure out together which are the expenses that can be included in your compensation claim in Tilsworth, which you can expect to have reimbursed, and which not.
What happens very often is people find out that they can actually claim for a lot more than they initially expected.
Let’s look at which are the expenses that can and should be included in a personal injury claim.
What are the expenses that can be covered by a compensation claim in Tilsworth?
- Medical expenses. Most of the medical expenses connected to the accident are usually reimbursed. This also included costs with physiotherapy and psychological therapy. If the injuries have resulted in permanent damage, like the loss of a limb or paralysis, you can ask for damages whose value will be assessed taking many factors into consideration. Your accident solicitor will properly advise you on the amounts you should claim for in these situation.
- Lost income. It is very common that the injury makes the victim unable to undergo their daily tasks, which can result in reducing their workload or even in taking time off, for a relative amount of time. If you find yourself in this situation, rest assured: lost income is covered by every compensation claim in Tilsworth.
- Transportation costs. Let’s look at an example. If you’ve had to take a taxi to the hospital, after slipping on a dirty supermarket floor and breaking your arm, you are entitled to be reimbursed for this money. It is an expense that you wouldn’t have had normally, which was generated by the accidents. However, if you lose the receipt, your chances to have this amount reimbursed drop close to zero.
- Child care or homecare. If the injury has affected you in such a way that you’ve had to hire a child minder or a house minder, the money you pay them can be included in your claim, as long as you provide receipts.
- The same goes for private medical care. If you require the care of a nurse for a certain amount of time, only this can easily leave you out of pocket. You shouldn’t pay for this on your own, and a compensation claim in Tilsworth will cover this expense.
- Extraordinary expenses. In the extreme case that you were left with permanent damage, were left in a wheelchair and had to adapt your house to fit your current needs, the amount you spent on remodeling your home should be included in your personal injury claim and will probably be covered by the compensation.
Do you have a question?
If you are still unclear whether a specific expense that you’ve had can be covered by personal injury compensation, you can easily find out by calling Accident Advice Helpline.
Call: 0800 689 0500 or: 0333 500 0993 now to talk to one of our friendly, professional advisers.
Date Published: 25th August 2013