Few people realise that over three million people are injured in accidents each year – at home, in their cars, at work, or outdoors. In many cases, someone else or something else is at fault and the accident victims have a right under law to make a claim for compensation.
Finding a solicitor
If you are considering making a compensation claim and are looking for injury solicitors in Sunbury-on-Thames to advise you on your claim then you may well have a fair task on your hands. However, fear not you can use Accident Advice Helpline instead.
Accident Advice Helpline does not have injury solicitors in Sunbury-on-Thames working directly for them. However, this doesn’t matter, they can still help you. They are a national personal injury law firm that work with accident victims in all areas of the UK. So if you need injury solicitors in Sunbury-on-Thames or anywhere else get in touch!
If you are struggling to make a decision you can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and get no obligation advice.
What your injury solicitor will need from you
To establish the details of your case, you injury solicitor will need to know the following.
- The date of the accident and where and how it happened
- Contact details for any witnesses
- Details of your injuries, medical treatments and any costs that occurred as a result.
- They will also be interested to know whether or not you are a member of a trade union or other organisation, as they may be able to help with the costs of the case
- They will also need to know if you have legal cover as part of any of your insurances
Your injury solicitor may also need to see:
- Evidence of lost earnings and other financial expenses which are the result of your injury;
- Your insurance policy documents if your accident occurred at home or in your car.
- All other evidence to support your claim such as photographs, witness statements etc.
How your solicitor can help you…
Once you have explained the circumstances of your injury to your injury solicitors in Sunbury-on-Thames they will then be able to tell you if your case is likely to succeed and also how much compensation you could potentially gain.
They will also explain to you the legal processes involved in taking your claim further. And they will discuss with you exactly how you will be expected to pay for your case.
What happens next?
You will receive confirmation of your claim being accepted, usually in writing, and will be given the name of the solicitor dealing with your claim; they will include contact details so that you can speak to the correct person whenever you have a query. They will also advise you on what you should do if you have any questions or concerns about your case as it progresses.
If you have any questions about injury claims and how they work you can call the Accident Advice Helpline and speak to someone. They will offer you a thirty second test to confirm your claim chances and then you will be free to decide if you wish to proceed or not.
For expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 9th February 2014