Top five tips for making a claim
If you’ve had an accident that wasn’t your fault then the chances are you are feeling very vulnerable and frustrated right now. Being injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault is extremely distressing, and something that Accident Advice Helpline want to help you with.
Tip one: Seek medical advice
The first step is to seek medical advice and treatment as soon as you can. If you have been injured in a road traffic accident, a workplace accident or any other kind of accident for that matter, then you will probably need medical assistance. The main priority is to check that you are OK and to understand more about the injuries you have sustained.
If you have been involved in a car accident and feel you may have sustained whiplash then you should also seek medical treatment. Injury lawyers in Odiham, or anywhere in the country for that matter, will advise you to speak to a medical professional.
Once you have ensured that you have been seen by a medical professional you should follow the next tips in order to help you file a compensation claim. Injury lawyers in Odiham way will be able to help you get the right level of compensation.
Tip two: Witnesses
Take down the details of anyone else involved in or who witnessed the accident. Your injury lawyers in Odiham way may ask you for witnesses, which is why it is advisable to take as much information from those who were involved or who witnessed the events. If you are able to, take photos of the location of the accident. This will enable your injury lawyers in Odiham or elsewhere, to get a clearer picture of how the event happened.
Tip three: Track expenses
Keep track of any expenses you have incurred. This could include medication you have paid for, private medical care you have received or even equipment you have had to purchase to help you with your injuries.
Tip four: Pain record
If you are experiencing pain then keep a pain record daily. This will show your injury lawyer the levels of pain you are in and also help them to see how this injury is affecting your daily life.
Tip five: Get clear advice
Speak to Accident Advice Helpline for professional and friendly advice on getting the compensation you deserve.
Compensation won’t fix your injuries, but it will help to cover the cost of any changes that need to be made in your life. It will also help if you are unable to work on account of your injuries.
So make that call today to Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500. Someone is waiting to take your call.
Date Published: 11th December 2013
Author: David Brown