How to make a compensation claim
Your step by step guide on how to make a compensation claim following an accident in which you have suffered from a personal injury.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline
Accident Advice Helpline is one of the UK’s leading accident management companies. We have years of experience in helping victims of negligence just like you make a compensation claim successfully.
You can either take the 30 second online test or call us on our free-phone number 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 at any time. We will be able to advise you whether you have a legitimate claim and also how much you could possibly be awarded. We will then put you in touch with a personal injury solicitor who can make a compensation claim on your behalf.
Keep accurate records
To help with your claim, it is important and useful if you keep a record of items relating to your accident and injuries. This will help your personal injury solicitor in calculating the compensation you could claim. It will also aid in negotiating with the liable party.
Here is a list of information that may be required:
- Details of accident
Write down the sequence of events leading up to, during and after the accident. The most important piece of information is the details of the negligent party. Try to include time, location and any other important information. Also keep a note of the police incident number and witness details.
- Injuries sustained
Keep a record of your symptoms at the time of the accident and afterwards. When you visit your GP or accident and emergency department keep a note of dates, diagnosis and treatment.
- Record of financial losses
Keep details (preferably receipts and invoices where possible) of all costs resulting from your accident. This could include cost for prescriptions, taxi services, medical treatment or other our of pocket expenses. Also keep a record of loss of earnings if you were unable to go to work as a result of your accident.
This information will enable you and your solicitor to make a compensation claim smoothly and efficiently.
Liaise with your personal injury solicitor
It is important that you are honest with your personal injury solicitor and keep lines of communication open. This will ensure you have a good relationship with your solicitor, who will be able to make a compensation claim on your behalf.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your claim, speak to your solicitor, they will do their best to assist you.
You can rest assured that legal teams that work with Accident Advice Helpline will do their best to help you win the maximum compensation. They have the legal expertise and experience to make a compensation claim for your personal injuries and financial loses.
Contact us today to see how we can help you make a compensation claim and help you move forward from your accident.