There are many accidents and illnesses that could lead to a person requiring the services of an injury solicitor in Tollard Royal.
Your injury may be short-term or long-lasting, its effects could be minor or severe but one thing that is for sure is that you will have suffered in one way or another.
Whether it is physically, emotionally or perhaps even financially, we at Accident Advice Helpline feel you should receive justice via financial compensation.
Here are a few reasons we advise you to claim compensation using an injury solicitor in Tollard Royal or another legal company like Accident Advice Helpline.
Why should you pay for somebody else’s mistake?
When it comes to claiming compensation there is an important condition: the accident or illness in question must be the result of another person’s negligence or error.
By itself this condition recognises that it is unfair for one person to suffer because of the actions of another. Including it as a condition for claiming shows it acknowledges that the responsible party must be penalised and the victim must be compensated as a way of providing some form of justice.
It provides accountability
A financial reward doesn’t just provide justice to the victim. It is also important symbolically as it forces a person or party to take responsibility for the consequences of their actions.
This is especially important in situations where a person has been caused harm by a company or organisation, whether as an employee or a member of the public. Employers have a moral and legal obligation to protect the well-being of their employees. So it follows that there should be repercussions if they fail in this duty.
When you are in a public place such as a park, town centre, shopping centre, restaurant, etc, a company or organisation will own the premises or at least be responsible for maintenance. They have a responsibility towards your health and safety whilst you are on their property and if they fail in this regard they too must be held accountable.
It makes the same accident less likely to happen to someone else
If a party is held responsible for a particular accident and has to make a large pay-out in compensation then this will probably ensure they take every possible precaution in future so that a similar incident doesn’t take place again.
It can help alleviate financial problems caused by injury
Injuries and illnesses can cause you to take long periods of time off work or even force you to give up work completely. Then there’s the possible need for long-term medication and treatment, which can be costly. Plus if your mobility is affected you may need to hire home help.
Whilst compensation can’t give you back your health or enable you to make a full recovery it can help you to pay for expenses you’ve incurred as result of an accident or injury.
For the reasons mentioned and many more, if you have had an accident or suffered an illness due to the actions of another then you should file a claim.
To do this you will need legal help and this can be in the form of a local injury solicitor in Tollard Royal or a nationwide law firm like Accident Advice Helpline. For more information about the service we at Accident Advice Helpline offer contact us on:
0800 689 0500 free from a UK landline; or
0333 500 0993 from a mobile (charges may apply).
Date Published: 14th December 2013
Author: David Brown