There are times in life when you might need support. Life sometimes throws us challenges out of the blue and financial support at challenging times can make a real difference to your recovery. If you have a life-impacting personal injury, compensation can be used to pay for the situation you have found yourself in. Remember it is your right to make such a claim, if someone else is responsible for your injury.
There are ways and means that you can be compensated. For example, if you are in need of rehabilitation, therapy, or changes to be made to your living space in order that you can use your home, then can most likely make a claim. Or if for example, you have been the victim of a criminal injury personal support is often available for victims to help them rebuild their life. Take our 30-second test to see if you can make a claim for financial support for you and your loved ones in your time of need.
Making an injury personal claim
If you have been injured and want to make a claim for compensation, then you need to prove that the other party is responsible for your injuries. As soon as you can, make a detailed description of the events which led up to and took place when you were injured. Take photographs, especially if there is a case for negligence. For example, a walkway which had not been maintained, or equipment which was not up for the job. It is important to have pictures at the time of the incident because changes could be made at a later date, and your evidence destroyed. Take down contact details of any witnesses; get landline numbers if you can as well as email addresses and mobile phone numbers.
Seek out medical assistance for your injuries. It is important to get professional help for your injuries, especially as the prognosis from a professional can be good evidence that will help in an injury personal claim for financial support.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident or a criminal attack ,then it is important to call the police. Their evidence will be another useful part of making your claim for your injury personal compensation.
Claim experts at Accident Advice Helpline
We are very experienced in helping people prepare for making a claim for compensation for an accident that is not their fault. It is in your interests to work with people who are experienced in making a personal claim. Accident Advice Helpline is here to take you through the process in a professional and caring way, every step of the way.
So if you would like to speak to the claim experts, give Accident Advice Helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or from your mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 10th February 2013
Author: David Brown