Cwmbran was one of the more highly industrialised areas of South Wales although now it is mentioned in the media as a hotspot for unemployment and low socio-economic status. If there is one thing that the people of Cwmbran cannot afford it is huge upfront legal fees to get a claim started. This is why they are very likely to be searching for some no win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran.
If you are already pretty short of cash – you really don’t want the personal injury system to end up making that situation worse. Here’s how the no win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran can help with your money worries after an accident that was not your own fault.
No win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran can get you compensation for your injuries
The priority for the no win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran will first be to show that the accident was not your own fault. When you call Accident Advice Helpline to get your claim started you will be asked about who was to blame for your accident. Hopefully it was not you! If it was you then you cannot make a claim and the no win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran will not be able to help you to start a claim for compensation.
Once the no win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran have shown that someone else was to blame they will claim for your injuries by agreeing on a sum of compensation. If you have a very serious injury then this sum can be very large indeed. If your injury is less severe then you are likely to receive less money. You will need to describe the type of medical treatment that you received for your injuries and your medical notes will be requested.
No win no fee lawyers in Cwmbran can get you compensation for your expenses
Accident Advice Helpline’s personal injury lawyers can give you even more help with your financial worries. They can help you to claim for certain expenses – these are called ‘out of pocket’ expenses. It is for things like:
- Travel to clinics and hospitals to receive treatment
- Parking at clinics and hospitals
- Childcare bills from a recognised child care provider
- Personal care bills
- Household care bills
You will need to provide evidence that you have actually incurred these expenses before they can be allowed as part of your claim. This is usually written evidence such as bills, invoices and receipts. You can also claim for money that you lost because you cannot work. Some people take months to get over their injuries and the loss of wages can add up. You can provide evidence of this in the form of wage slips.
Date Published: 18th September 2014
Author: Sharon Parry