The organiser of any public or private event you attend has a responsibility to ensure your safety. It’s the law of the land. If you end up getting injured at an event you attend in an accident that you were not to blame for, you may be able to launch a compensation claim with the help of injury lawyers in Sandhead or further afield, provided you have enough evidence to prove you were not responsible for the incident.
Do you need injury lawyers in Sandhead?
It doesn’t matter where you were or what type of event you attending, if somebody else was responsible for you getting hurt, you may be in line for a pay-out. Perhaps you were at a football match and were hurt when the section of seating you were on collapsed. Maybe you were at a rock concert and were injured when a performer threw a microphone into the audience. Possibly you were at a firework display and were burned by a stray Catherine wheel. Perchance you were attending an event involving animals and were injured by one of the beasts after it became agitated.
If you can apportion blame, you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim using injury lawyers in Sandhead.
The evidence your injury lawyers in Sandhead will need
A court isn’t going just take your word for the fact that you’re injured. Even if you’ve been very badly hurt, it will be most unlikely that injury lawyers in Sandhead will be happy to take on your case if you’ve failed to make sure you have enough evidence to substantiate your claims.
The most important thing you’ll need is official medical evidence that confirms the injuries you suffered. If you don’t have this, you won’t have much of a case. Most accidents that will give rise to a compensation claim will typically involve injuries that would have required some sort of medical treatment, so if you didn’t need to visit a doctor in the direct aftermath of being hurt, you may not be able to launch a case. Having said that, you’d be well advised to get advice no matter what the circumstances were that surrounded your injury. If you’re still suffering from symptoms, you could still be able to get medical evidence now.
Get the right advice
The good news is, you can get completely free advice from Accident Advice Helpline. Call on our helpline, 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 to speak with one of our friendly and professional claims advisors. Lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Date Published: 2nd November 2013
Author: David Brown