Making an injury claim in Stonehouse
Stonehouse is an urban area within the Stroud district. It is home to a number of factories. Stonehouse railway station has a regular train service to London.
What is a personal injury claim?
A personal injury claim is the money paid to a blameless victim of an accident or crime. The accident, which caused your injury, should have happened within the last three years, but if the accident was the result of a violent crime it should have happened with the last two years.
To be eligible, you should have sought medical attention for your injuries and if you fit all the above criteria you will be able to make an injury claim.
What type of accidents can you claim for?
The list is endless, but the most common types are:
- Dental accidents
- Clinical negligence
- Cycle accidents
- Accidents at work
- Car crashes
- Motorbike accidents
- Slips, trips or falls in a public place
- Industrial illness or disease
- Defective product accidents
What is covered by an injury claim?
Over three million people a year in the UK are injured in accidents and the consequences differ from person to person. However, when you make your injury claim it may include:
- Loss of earnings, past and future
- Care costs if you are no longer able to look after yourself
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Funeral costs in the case of a fatality
- Home adaption or home moving costs
- Replacement of equipment and accessories
- Any other costs or losses that are a direct result of the accident
What is the timescale?
The timescale for your injury claim to be completed is unknown. It depends on circumstances, severity of injuries and your recovery time. However, although the final amount is not agreed, in the cases of financial hardship, it is sometimes possible to arrange an interim payment.
How do you make an injury claim in Stonehouse?
The easiest and least stressful way is to let Accident Advice Helpline make your injury claim in Stonehouse for you. The process of the claim can be complex and time consuming to the layperson but at Accident Advice Helpline it is our job, it is what we do every day and we are very experienced in dealing with these matters. For over 13 years, we have been giving free advice to non-fault victims of accidents and have helped many thousands of claimants receive the personal injury compensation to which they were entitled.
We operate a conditional fee agreement, more commonly known as No Win No Fee* and do not receive any payment until your case has been won and finalised.
On our website there is a 30-second test which will help you decide if you qualify to claim and if you do will give you a rough guide as to the amount you may be awarded. If you would rather discuss the matter with a real person, you can call our number, 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, where one of our friendly advisors will be pleased to assist. The line is open 24/7 for you to call whenever you want.
Date Published: 30th September 2013
Author: David Brown