Sometimes, people can be involved in an accident that wasn’t their fault. However (due to poor conduct afterwards) the severity of their injuries could be made much worse. As a result of this, they find themselves disqualified from making a personal injury claim.
If you want to launch an Epsom and Ewell claims after suffering an accident that was not your fault, and feel as though your conduct had little or no influence over the severity of your injuries. Then why not get in contact with Accident Advice Helpline to see what your claim could be worth.
Contributory negligence and Epsom and Ewell claims
If your conduct did impact upon on how badly you were hurt in an accident (that was predominately not your fault), then any damages you might be awarded could be reduced. This is a legal convention know as contributory negligence.
Let’s say that you were involved in a road traffic accident that was not your fault and you were looking to pursue damages from the party that was responsible for your suffering. If you were not wearing a seatbelt at the time the incident occurred (as you are legally require to do), you might still be able to launch an Epsom and Ewell claims, but could find that any pay-out you do receive might be considerably smaller than if you had strapped up.
Get expert advice
To what degree your conduct might impact upon your claim will be very much dependent on the precise circumstances that surrounded the incident that led to you getting hurt. As such, if you would like to get some guidance and advice on any Epsom and Ewell claim get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline.
Don’t delay! Pick up the phone right now to be put through to one of the company’s friendly and professional claims advisors. Just dial 0800 689 0500 from your land line, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 16th June 2014
Author: David Brown