You may live in Ludgershall in either Buckinghamshire or Wiltshire and be thinking of making a personal injury compensation claim, in which case you may be looking for injury claims lawyers in Ludgershall. As both Ludgershalls are officially towns, it is possible that you will be able to find injury lawyers in Ludgershall in both places.
Injury claims lawyers in Ludgershall
You may be looking for injury claims lawyers in Ludgershall because you have been injured in an accident which you can prove was not your fault. If this occurred in the British Isles, then you probably have three years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim. However, for some accidents and injuries you only have two years in which to file a claim, so it might be best to check with injury lawyers in Ludgershall or ones based elsewhere, or with us at Accident Advice Helpline, to find out how long you have in which to file your particular claim.
You can also file a personal injury compensation claim if you have been diagnosed (within the last three years) with an illness or occupational disease which you can prove was caused because of another person’s negligence. You have three years in which to make your claim.
How much compensation will I have?
No one can tell you with any degree of accuracy just how much you may get in compensation for your injuries. This is because the amount of compensation you receive depends on the severity of an injury. An experienced injury lawyer will be able to give you a rough idea of how much you may be awarded if he or she has your medical report and checks the extent of your injury with the Judicial College’s guidelines which give broad bands of amounts of compensation which can be awarded. He or she would have to do some research into amounts awarded for injuries sustained in accidents similar to yours in recent years.
For example, if you have a minor back injury but you are expected to fully recover within two years of the accident, you could receive up to a maximum of £5,150. If you are expected to make a full recovery within five years, then you could receive between £5,150 and £8,250. These are the amounts for strains, sprains, disc prolapses (slipped discs) and injuries to the soft tissue which will not need surgery and which should either completely heal without surgery, or simply be a ‘nuisance’ after a period of time has elapsed.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you wish to pursue a personal injury compensation claim, but are not sure about how to go about this, then why not call us at Accident Advice Helpline for expert legal advice? You can call us at any time on one of our freephone numbers. From a landline call 0800 689 0500 or, from a mobile, call 0333 500 0993. Why hesitate? Call now for expert legal advice.
Date Published: 4th December 2013
Author: David Brown