A guide to special damages for no win no fee* claims
If you are thinking about making no win no fee* claims in Sevenoaks you will be wondering how much compensation you could be entitled to. When it comes to personal injury cases, compensation is actually split into two parts.
Firstly, you will be compensated for the injury itself, this is calculated based on the severity of it and the impact it is having on your life. The second part of the compensation is special damages. This is money for any expenses you have encountered as a result of the injury. Let’s take a look at some examples below.
Examples of special damages for no win no fee* claims in Sevenoaks
- Loss of income – Are you unable to work because of your injury? Because of this, have you suffered a loss of income? If so, you will be able to claim. Most people are fortunate enough to be covered by sick pay, yet this does not apply to everyone, especially those that are self-employed and thus any period out of work can be extremely damaging.
- Childcare costs – If you have had to pay for a child minder to look after your children whilst you recover you will be able to claim for this.
- Medical costs – Any medical costs, such as treatment expenses or prescription fees, will definitely be covered under special damages.
- Travel expenses – There is a whole host of different travel expenses that could arise if you have suffered an injury. It could be something small, such as hospital parking expenses, or you may have to sort out alternative travel during your recovery period, which can prove to be expensive.
Essentially, if you have only encountered these costs because of the injury, and because the accident and therefore the injuries you received were not of your making, you will be able to claim for expenses that are related to it.
Nonetheless, you will need proof. Therefore it is imperative to keep receipts and any other important and relevant documents. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. The details you need in order to contact us are below.
How to get in touch with us for more information about no win no fee* claims in Sevenoaks
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Helpline numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
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