Residents of the small village of Lympsham, just south-east of Weston-super-Mare had their chance to ask injury lawyers in Lympsham questions about claiming compensation after an accident.
Accident Advice Helpline and their injury lawyers in Lympsham are one of the leading and most reputable specialist accident law firms in the UK. Established for over a decade we have vast experience in the area of personal injury law.
What are personal injury compensation claims?
Personal injury claims is the term that refers to a claim for compensation for an injury to the body. If someone else was responsible for your injury, personal injury lawyers in Lympsham can help your win the compensation you deserve.
What are the common types of accidents that personal injury claims are made for?
The most common types of accidents personal injury lawyers Lympsham see are:
- Road traffic accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Slips and trips
- Sporting accidents
Is there a time limit to claim personal injury compensation?
You have 3 years from the date of your accident in which you can claim for compensation. In certain cases it would be 3 years from the date you were aware you were injured. Minors at the time of an accident have 3 years from the date of their 18th birthday in which they can claim compensation.
What type of injuries can compensation be claimed for?
You can claim for any type of injury, regardless of severity that has been caused by another person or establishment. Personal injury lawyers in Lympsham have dealt with all types of injuries ranging from whiplash to brain damage.
How much compensation could I claim for my personal injuries?
The amount of compensation you can claim and are awarded will very much depend on the severity of your injuries and how they affect your daily life, health and wellbeing. An estimated recovery time will also be taken into account. Your lawyer may also take in account the financial loss you suffered as a result of the accident and your injuries you suffered. You should keep a record of loss of earnings, prescription charges, taxi costs to medical appointments etc to help your claim.
How much will the legal fees be for injury lawyers in Lympsham?
All of the lawyers that work with Accident Advice Helpline work on a 100% no win, no fee arrangement. This means no upfront legal fees are requested and if your claim is not successful then you do not pay legal fees. All costs will clearly be explained to you by Accident Advice Helpline.
How long will my claim take to settle?
Every personal injury claim is slightly different. The extent of your injuries will greatly influence the length of time it takes to settle you claim. Whether the negligent party accepts liability or disputes the claim will also affect the time it takes to settle the case. On average most claims are settled within a few months.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 13th December 2013
Author: David Brown