Some areas of Greater London are better known than others, but Elmstead may not be one of them, unless you happen to live near there. Elmstead is a district in the south-east of the Greater London area, not far from Bromley. The size of the area means you may find a lawyer in Elmstead without too much bother, but there is no guarantee they will be specialised in the topic you are interested in.
For example, perhaps you have recently been caught up in an accident. If so, you may have been hurt and you may suspect the other party involved in that accident was the one to blame. This will be obvious in some scenarios, but not as obvious in others. Additionally, there is no guarantee the other party will admit blame, even when it is obvious they caused the accident to occur. In these cases, you would need a personal injury lawyer to tell you whether you could claim anything in compensation for your injuries.
Making sure you get medical advice
Some injuries will require immediate medical intervention so you can be properly treated and begin your recovery. However, this does not always apply. There are times when you might be achy or have some bruises or other minor injuries where first aid might be fine. However, if you are thinking of making a compensation claim, you will need official medical evidence of those injuries. This means at least seeing your GP, even if you do not need any further treatment. So, keep this in mind if you are suffering from injuries caused in a recent accident and you haven’t yet sought medical help.
Making a personal injury claim is daunting for many people, and that is understandable. The chances are good that you will never have made such a claim before, and if that is the case, you will wonder if you have a chance of claiming, or whether it is worth progressing.
Can a lawyer in Elmstead advise you further?
Yes, if they specialise in personal injury cases. But wouldn’t you rather make a quick call instead of looking for a lawyer in Elmstead? If you would, call 0800 689 0500 now, because this will put you straight through to the Accident Advice Helpline team. You can also ring us on your mobile on 0333 500 0993, if it makes more sense for you to do this. When you do call and speak to a trained advisor, they will go through what happened and get the facts from you. Once we have your information, we can consider whether a no-win, no-fee claim would have a high chance of success. If we feel you do have a right to claim, one of our lawyers could accept your case if you want to go ahead.
We are here to answer your questions, so call now and find out whether a personal injury claim could be made for you. It is usually far easier to claim than you’d imagine.
Date Published: 7th September 2017
Author: Rob Steen