At Accident Advice Helpline, we’ve dealt with thousands of personal injury cases in our time. The one thing we’ve learned from this is that it’s important to make sure you receive the full amount of compensation to which you should be entitled. As strange as it may seem, this is not something that always happens.
Great Yarmouth personal injury claims
There are many things that can prevent you from getting full compensation for your accident. The first of these is choosing the wrong firm to take your case on. When you’ve been injured you may find yourself approached by a number of different options all of which pretend to be offering you a compelling way in which to make a claim.
However not all of these are the best way forward. For instance, the other party’s insurance firm may well decide that they would like to give you an offer. This sounds great because you won’t have to wait for any legal proceedings to happen before you get your money, but the chances are this will provide significantly less compensation than you might otherwise have been entitled to.
Equally, many of the options you’ll see advertised on the internet and on the TV are not actually law firms, but are only claims management firms who have put on a good front at pretending to be personal injury law firms. They are instead glorified answering machines. They take down your details and then sell your custom onto other providers who take your case through the courts. The chances are they will not provide a service which is entirely in your best interests.
Assessing your injuries
Another area where people often fall down is in the assessment of their injuries. It is all too easy to miss problems which should actually count towards any compensation claim. Even if you have already had a medical assessment you may find it prudent to get a second opinion. It is always possible for a single doctor to make a mistake so the more opinions you have the better your chances of getting an accurate diagnosis.
Finally, when making Great Yarmouth personal injury claims it’s important to know when to settle. The majority of personal injury claims will not go to the law courts, but will instead be settled out of court. This means you need to have a good idea about how much your claim is worth. The other side will attempt to get away with as little as they possibly can so it’s a good idea to know your rights inside out so you can get the justice you deserve.
So if you’re looking for Great Yarmouth personal injury claims, give us a call to find out how we can help on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 6th September 2014
Author: David Brown