Car crash injury claims in Lytchett Matravers
Lytchett Matravers is mainly a residential village not far from Poole in Dorset. Quite a few of the residents have to commute to Poole or Bournemouth to work, and all this travelling could result in a car crash, which if it was not their fault would mean they are entitled to make an injury claim in Lytchett Matravers.
The criteria for making an injury claim
If you have been involved in a car crash that was not your fault, and you want to make an injury claim in Lytchett Matravers, there is certain criteria you should fit:
- The accident should have happened within the last three years
- You should not have been at fault
- You should have sought medical attention for your injuries
The types of injuries you may sustain
The list of possible injuries is endless, but some of the more common ones are:
- Broken bones
- Cuts and bruises
- Back injuries
- Head injuries
If you experience any of these you may be able to make an injury claim.
How your injury claim is complied
The claim can include several things such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings, past, present and future
- Extra medical costs
- Travel costs
- Home adaption or home moving costs
- Impact on your future life
- Care costs if you are no longer able to look after yourself
- Any other cost or loss that you incur as a direct result of the accident
The payment of your personal injury compensation claim
Most of the time, this would be paid by the other drivers insurance company, but if they turn our to be uninsured, it would be the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB). Anyone that offers motor insurance has to be a member of MIB. The insurance companies pay a levy to them each year and this is used to cover the compensation claims it receives. MIB also collects the information from insurance companies about the vehicles they insure. This is all fed into a central database, which holds the details of all insured vehicles in the UK.
If, however, your accident was caused by a pothole or bad road surface, your injury claim would be made to the local authority responsible for maintaining the road the accident happened on.
Accident Advice Helpline will help make your claim
Accident Advice Helpline were established to provide access to justice for non fault victims of accidents and over many years have helped thousands of blameless victims get the compensation they were entitled to.
We operate a No-Win, No-Fee agreement; no money will have to be found to start your claim.
The 30-second test on our website will give you a rough estimate of how much compensation you can expect to receive. Or you can contact our helpline on 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our friendly advisors. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so that you can call whenever you want.
Date Published: 21st August 2013