A road traffic accident could mean an injury claim in Mauchline. Mauchline is a town in Scotland, about 8 miles from Kilmarnock. Its an ancient town, battles having been fought there as long ago as 681 between the Picts and the Scots. Robert Burns, Scotlands National Poet lived on the outskirts of the village and it is believed that some of his poetry was written while there.
The residents of Mauchline live in a wonderful part of the country, but they, like residents of any other part of the country, can be involved in road traffic accidents and have to make an injury claim in Mauchline.
Why a road traffic accident could mean an injury claim in Mauchline
Accidents on the roads can have dire consequences, injuries ranging from a few cuts and bruises to fatalities. Every accident is unique and there are many ways they can happen but some of the more common ones that would cause an injury claim in Mauchline are:
- Crashes between vehicles
- Motorbike accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Accidents caused by potholes or bad road surfaces
- Hit and runs
- Hitting a pedestrian
The types of injuries that can be sustained
The list of injuries is endless, but if you are hurt in an accident that was not your fault, some of the injuries that might appear in an injury claim in Mauchline are:
- Broken bones
- Cuts and bruises
- Back injures
- Head and brain injuries
- Facial injuries
If a death occurs, it is the bereaved family that would make the personal injury claim.
How the claim would be compiled
An injury claim in Mauchline would be made up of several areas, it is not just the injuries that can affect your life. Some of the effects that could be claimed for are:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings
- Replacement of damaged goods
- Cost of care if you are no longer able to look after yourself
- Home adaption if necessary
- Medical costs
- Travel costs
- Any other costs that are a result of the accident
Making your personal injury compensation claim
To make your personal injury compensation claim for a road traffic accident, will mean dealing with the insurance company involved, either through motor insurance or liability insurance if potholes were the cause.
For the layperson this can be complex and time consuming and its stops a lot of people from making a claim. Using Accident Advice Helpline will make the whole process simple and hassle free.
We are experts in road traffic accidents, as well as any other type of accident, and our knowledge and expertise will ensure you get the best possible outcome for your claim. Our website has a 30-second test which if you complete, will give you a rough estimate of the amount of compensation you can expect to be awarded.
Call us today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993. Our friendly, professional advisers are here to talk through your accident with you and start the processes should you wish to proceed.
Date Published: 25th August 2013