Are you making a no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim after being involved in a train collision?
Although they are fortunately very rare, any type of train collision can result in multiple injuries and even fatalities. As trains tend to travel at high speeds, if they do collide, the results can be catastrophic. Fortunately, there are a range of systems in place to prevent this happening. Although multiple trains do use the same tracks, automated traffic systems, as well as human involvement, tends to prevent them from colliding.
However, if the systems fail to work or if a train malfunctions, there is chance that it could collide with another train. Even if a moving train was to hit a stationery carriage or the end of the platform itself, it could cause passengers to suffer serious injuries. Even a small jolt could result in passengers suffering injuries such as whiplash.
Of course, if a more serious incident occurs, there a chance that a train could derail. This type of incident is extremely serious and it’s vital that emergency services personnel are able to access the area quickly. If they are able to do so, they can help to save lives and prevent passengers’ injuries from worsening.
Making a no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim
If you have been affected by this type of incident, you may want to make a no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim. However, as these types of collisions are so traumatic, you may not feel able to make your no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim straightaway.
If you don’t feel up to making a compensation claim just yet, you don’t have to rush. In most cases, claimants are able to obtain compensation up to three years after the event and you may request help with your no win no fee* East Ayrshire claim from a family member or close friend.
Whilst you may receive treatment for your physical injuries within minutes of the incident occurring, you may also need help to deal with the emotional trauma of being involved in this type of incident. If so, this should be available to you via the NHS. In addition to this, you may be able to receive additional compensation when you make a no win no fee* East Ayrshire claim to reflect the harm that they incident has caused you.
Talk to us
If you have been harmed in this type of incident and you want to find out more about making a no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim, we would be happy to help. At Accident Advice Helpline we provide a range of services which are designed to make the compensation claims process as easy as possible.
To find out how we can help you with your no win no fee* East Ayrshire compensation claim, call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 6th December 2014