I’ve had a road accident and need an injury claims lawyer in Lesmahagow
Lesmahagow is a small town on the edge of moorland, near Lanark in the central belt of Scotland. The name means “Enclosure (meaning a walled area, like a monastery or fort) of St Machutus”.
Much of Scotland is serviced by twisty roads, which increase your chances of having an accident. Roads just get busier and busier every year. In spite of speed limit reductions on many roads, the cars seem to be going faster, particularly on the motorways. Many accidents are solo events where no other vehicle is involved, sometimes caused by potholes, bad road surfaces, or maybe oil on the road. Other accidents occur because of another driver. If you find yourself injured because of an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to use an injury claims lawyer in Lesmahagow.
Needing an injury claims lawyer in Lesmahagow can be from a loss of concentration
A driver losing concentration or being distracted is a common cause of road accidents. They may be texting on their mobile phone or perhaps trying to tune their radio. Whatever the cause of their lack of concentration, if they cause an accident and you are injured, you may be entitled to use an injury lawyer in Lesmahagow.
Serious or minor injuries?
Injuries sustained in road traffic accidents can be very serious, even fatal injuries happen too often. Cars are not the only road traffic, lorries, motorbikes and vans all contribute to the accident figures. The sorts of injuries you may get are:
- Head and brain injuries
- Bikers arm
- Road rash
- Facial injuries
- Broken bones
- Back and spinal injuries
If you sustain any of these, or any other type of injury, from an accident that was not your fault, you should use an injury claims lawyer in Lesmahagow.
What can I claim for?
When you have had an accident, the impact on your life can be devastating and this needs to be considered when making your personal injury compensation claim. You need to claim for:
- Cost of completing jobs you would have done yourself, like gardening and decorating
- Home adaption costs if necessary
- Home moving costs if your home is no longer suitable
- Any other cost or loss that is a direct result of the injuries caused by your accident
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Replacement of damaged goods
- Care costs if you can no longer look after yourself
- Travel expenses
- Medical expenses
Every month, we receive over 25,000 enquiries about personal injury compensation claims. Over the last 13 years we have helped many thousands of claimants get the compensation to which they were entitled, and with this number of requests each month, it looks like we are going to help many thousand more claimants.
Contact our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to one of our friendly advisers. They will give you free legal advice regarding your claim, but will not pressure you to continue with the claim unless you want to. They are professional yet compassionate and will treat your personal injury compensation claim with the respect it deserves.
Date Published: 5th October 2013
Author: David Brown