People are injured up and down the country on a daily basis, in accidents that were not their own fault.
These injuries can arise from:
- Road traffic accidents
- Slips, trips and falls in public places
- Accidents in your place of work
They range in severity from minor injuries such as cuts and bruises to more severe injuries such as broken bones and even lost limbs. Some accidents result in injuries from which there will be a full recovery, but some accidents result in permanent damage.
Compensation for injuries
When you have been injured in an accident and the accident was somebody else’s fault, you could be entitled to compensation. This compensation will include an amount for the actual injury and your pain and suffering, but it can also include an amount to cover any lost wages and other expenses that you have incurred as a result of the accident. It is important to keep receipts and other documentation so you can prove the amount of your loss.
If you will not fully recover from your injury, your compensation will also include an amount for your future losses. This could be an amount for lost wages in the future, for instance, if your injury will affect what jobs you will be able to do. It may also include an amount for any ongoing medical care that you will require.
How to claim compensation for an injury
There is nothing to stop you claiming compensation on your own, but you are more likely to succeed if you use a national injury law firm. One that specialises in injury claims will have much more experience of presenting a compensation claim than a non-specialist law firm.
That firm will be able to help you to present your claim more professionally, and in doing so, it is more likely that you will receive the full amount of compensation that you deserve for your injury.
National injury claims law firms
Accident Advice Helpline is a national injury law firm specialising in claims. We have been helping people get the compensation they deserve since the year 2000.
Our patron is consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen, and we use in-house solicitors who specialise in dealing with personal injury compensation claims on a no-win, no-fee basis.
By using a national law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline, you will have access to the best possible legal advice. This will ensure that your claim will be processed swiftly and you will receive the full amount of compensation due to you. Your claim will usually be processed over the telephone, and you will not usually be required to attend court in person.
If your life has been turned upside down following an accident that was not your fault, using a national injury law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline to process your compensation claim on your behalf can help reduce the number of things you have to worry about at an otherwise difficult time.
To chat to an adviser at Accident Advice Helpline, dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.
Date Published: 18th March 2013