Making a claim for compensation for your injuries is something that other people can sometime frown upon.
Are you put off investigating if you have a claim, thinking you will be judged negatively?
This is something that an injury claims lawyer in Aultbea will know all about and will attempt to allay your fears and anxieties to rest.
There is talk frequently within the press, media and on the Internet about the perceived compensation culture in the UK. Academics have written papers on it, condemning our subscribing to this practice.
But, consider this question – if you have been hurt, possible facing having to change your life to accommodate the pain and the injuries you have suffered, who will help you FINANCIALLY to help you?
There may be some financial help from the state, but it will not cover very much; it will be a lot less that the salary you may be used to living off!
At this point, many an injury laims clawyer in Aultbea and their teams find that people who criticise the pursuit of compensation will start to split their argument, advocating that there are ‘levels’ of injury where people are entitled to financial compensation.
Small, inconsequential injuries such as whiplash should be excluded, they say, but obviously the more serious injuries should be compensated.
This is not what the law says
At this point an injury lawyer in Aultbea will point out that the law in the UK does not differentiate between levels of injuries, recognising that a whiplash can be just as serious to the person nursing the injury as someone who receives a longer term injury.
The law clearly states that as a citizen of the UK, you are entitled to make a claim for financial compensation through an expert injury lawyer in Aultbea and other solicitors if:
- The accident, or incident was not your fault
- It happened in the last 3 years
- And you sought medical advice for your injury or injuries
Accident Advice Helpline, along with injury claims lawyer in Aultbea and other area experts, have been helping people just like you, make claims for compensation for their injuries.
You can contact AAH on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile and talk to an empathetic, trained adviser. Or, if you prefer, you can use our online calculator to not only show you if you have a claim, but possibly how much you could claim.
Date Published: 26th October 2013
Author: David Brown