Nobody wants to have an accident. Sadly they are things that are often beyond our control. We can slip on a wet floor, trip over an uneven kerb or find ourselves the victim of someone else’s careless driving. Modern pressures mean that we all live our lives a little too much in the fast lane. Clock watching is often the norm for a working person and pressure can lead to lack of concentration, which increases the risk of accidents. So if you do fall foul of an accident what can you do if the situation was caused by someone other than yourself? You can, of course, make a compensation claim in Worcestershire and there will have a wide range of legal firms for you to choose from in this area. Before you make a decision it pays to take on board some advice from an experienced personal injury specialist.
Compensation claims in Worcestershire – getting help
Even if you are lucky and have not had an accident you cannot have failed to notice the increased presence of compensation claim providers. Companies offering help to accident victims can be found on every street corner in every major town. Even Accident and Emergency rooms are filled with flyers and pamphlets offering advice. But what is the best route you can take if you feel you have suffered unnecessarily and want to discover if you can make a claim for compensation?
Points to remember
You cannot make a claim simply because you have had an accident. There has to be blame attached; which simply means that your misfortune arose as a result of someone else’s negligence. Remember the often used claim motto “no blame no claim.”
Keep records of all and any medical attention you receive as this will be needed to process your claim, and the details of anyone who may have witnessed your accident.
The date of the accident is of course vital as claims can only be made within three years of the date of occurrence (this can be extended with certain specific claims).
Help and Advice
Make sure you get qualified experienced advice before embarking on a compensation claim Worcestershire. Accident Advice Helpline have been in operation for over ten years. Their team of friendly, helpful and professional advisors will talk you through the process and inform you whether or not you have a claim to make, with no expectation of you using their services at the end of it. They have a large team of specialist solicitors, all of whom work on a no win no fee basis and on your first contact will offer a 30-second test that will help them decide if it is worth you proceeding with a claim.
If you want more advice on making claims, and support in getting started then call them today on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 18th November 2013
Author: David Brown