There are no restrictions on the type of accident an injury claim in Abercanaid can be made for, but some of the more usual ones we are asked to deal with at Accident Advice Helpline include:
- Accidents at work
- Industrial illnesses
- Road traffic accidents
- Holiday accidents
- Animal attacks
- Food poisoning
- Medical negligence
- Slips, trips and falls
- Accidents in schools or nurseries
This is not a list that includes all the accidents that happen, but it does give you some idea of the variety of things that can go wrong and cause an injury claim in Abercanaid to be made against whoever was to blame.
The rules for making an injury claim in Abercanaid
Once you have become the innocent victim of an accident that was not your fault, if you are considering making an injury claim in Abercanaid, you first of all have to make sure that the rules apply to your situation.
- Someone else must have been to blame for the accident
- You must have sustained injuries in the accident
- Your injuries must have needed medical attention
- The accident must have taken place no more than three years ago
All accidents come with the scope of personal injury claims if the rules apply to them.
The injuries that could mean you want to make a personal injury claim in Abercanaid
The injuries that victims suffer from in accidents that were caused by someone else vary greatly from minor ones such as a few cuts and bruises to major injuries such as damage to the brain, and sometimes victims do not live through the accident.
Some of the more common ones that appear in claims include:
- Burns and scalds
- Back and spine injuries
- Head and brain injuries
- Facial injuries
- Damage to joints
- Internal injuries
- Eye injuries
- Impaired hearing
- Loss of limbs
- Loss of fingers or toes
- Road rash
There is no end to the number of injuries that innocent victims suffer, some of them altering the life of the victim totally.
Making a personal injury claim
When you find yourself in this situation, apart from the trauma of being in an accident, and the physical injuries you have sustained, many victims feel anger and resentment towards whoever caused the accident. This is perfectly natural, as is wanting some form of recompense from them.
Victims should not think of this as being greedy, until you have been in this situation, you may not realise just how expensive being injured can be. Accidents always bring lots of extra costs with them, and if you are employed, you could also lose income because of being away from work.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we will make sure that every area of your accident, injuries and how it has affected your life is accounted for, and if your claim is successful, all the extra costs and losses can be reclaimed.
If you would like to know more about making a personal injury claim, complete one of our online options, or give our friendly advisers a call on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 4th October 2014