If you have been involved in an accident which was not your fault and have suffered injury or injuries as a result of this accident, then you may want to speak to an injury solicitor in Okehampton or another law firm today to find out if you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation.
Why speak to an injury solicitor today?
Of course, you don’t need to speak to an injury solicitor today to find out about making a claim, but you shouldn’t wait too long.
There are strict deadlines in place when talking about making a compensation claim. Your injury solicitor will be able to discuss these in more detail with you with specific relation to your case, but generally speaking you will have three years from the date of the accident, or when you first became aware of the resulting injuries, in order to commence a claim.
Not at fault
Your injury solicitor will ask you if you believe you were at fault for the accident, or if you think someone else was to blame. The claim will be made against a third party and usually the accident will be entirely their fault, whether through negligence or malice.
Your solicitor will need to establish all of the details of your accident, and will ask you for a written statement outlining precisely what happened. Any photographs of the scene immediately following the accident would be useful to have to help all concerned understand precisely what took place.
Your solicitor will contact any witnesses who you obtained the details of at the time of the accident to help establish your version of events. Your solicitor will also arrange for you to see an independent medical expert who will discuss your injuries and the impact these have had on you since the accident. This expert will then write a report detailing how long they expect you to continue to suffer from the effects of your injuries. This helps determine compensation.
Find out more
To find out more about your eligibility to make a claim you could also take our 30 second test. Here at Accident Advice Helpline we want to make it as easy for you as possible to access the information you need.
By taking our quick and simple to use online test you can establish if you are entitled to make a claim, using the criteria above and we will also give you a good idea of how much your claim might actually be worth.
Of course, without all the information the compensation calculator cannot be completely precise; however, it is a good estimate and you can always speak to your injury solicitor to find out more information as they will be able to take additional information into account for example, loss of earnings and any out of pocket expenses you have incurred as a result of your accident and injuries.
Although we do not have a local injury solicitor in Okehampton we can still represent you and your claim. This is because we are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK. So if you need an injury solicitor in Okehampton look no further than our expert service.
Call our free phone number today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and discuss your compensation claim with one of the team.
Date Published: 11th December 2013
Author: David Brown