It is extremely unusual to suffer a non fault accident on a train in the UK. So much so that that those few unlucky people who have suffered an accident are often left confused about what to do.
Here is a non fault accident on a train three-point plan to get you started and to help you through those tricky first few weeks after an accident.
Non fault accident on a train three-point plan – start the claim
This is the most crucial element of the accident on train three-point plan. However, it is also one of the simplest. Just give Accident Advice Helpline a call. They have a team of personal injury lawyers who have particular expertise in making claims for non fault accident on train injuries.
It couldn’t be easier to get hold of Accident Advice Helpline as their 0800 689 0500 number is free to call and available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Try and jot down some details about the claim in these early days so that you don’t forget them. It is particularly useful if you have photographs or witness contact details to confirm what happened.
There are three essential details that you will need to complete the unique Accident Advice Helpline 30 second test and they are:
- Did you receive medical attention for your injuries?
- Was the accident your own fault?
- Which part of your body was injured?
Remember that medical attention can mean a number of things and it is not just being carried away in an ambulance. If you made your own way to an Accident and Emergency Department after the accident then that is also classed as medical attention.
If you felt fine at the scene but later had to go and see you own doctor then that is also classed as medical attention. Inpatient and outpatient treatment is included.
Non fault accident on a train three-point plan – providing information
Help your Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer to get as much compensation as they can for you by giving them the information that they ask for. Do this a promptly and in as much detail as you can. As well as the details about the accident and of your injuries you will be asked to provide a breakdown of all the money that you have lost because you have been injured.
This may be a loss of wages. It may also be extra money that you have spent on child care. Some people claim for the household help or personal help that they have had to buy in because they cannot perform household or personal tasks themselves.
Non fault accident on a train three-point plan – finalising the claim
It is highly unlikely that your claim will come to court and the majority of cases are handled over the phone. This means that your claim should be finalised without you having to attend lengthy lawyers meetings.
Your case will be handled on a no win no fee basis in order to avoid you having to pay hefty up front legal costs.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 13th July 2013
Author: Sharon Parry