When you have been involved in a serious accident that you know was caused by the negligence of another person, it is perfectly natural to be upset about the situation and to want something to help you to get over what has happened to you.
A compensation claim can be one of the better ways to compensate you for what happened, as the money will help you to pay for private medical treatment, and pay for anything which was damaged in your accident. The success of the claim, on the other hand, will also help you to get a sense of emotional closure, and to feel vindicated in some way. All of this only works, however, if your claim is successful.
- Gather plenty of evidence. Make sure that you have as much evidence gathered as you possibly can, even before you contact an injury lawyer to start building a case on your behalf. The more information you have to provide, the better the case will be that they can put together, and the more likely it is to be successful.
- Get your doctor involved. Even if your doctor doesn’t want to testify in court, they can write you out a full medical assessment which states the severity of your injuries and what is likely to have caused them. This could be a crucial piece of evidence, and once which makes your case much more believable.
- Get a copy of the police report. If the police were present at the scene of your accident then they will have made a police report about what happened. You can pay for a copy of this report, and this will help you to prove the logistics of the accident in court.
- Be honest. There may be things which you think could affect how likely it is that your claim will be successful, and which would help your case if you omitted from your statement. However, if these things are later discovered and you are found to have lied, then this could ruin your case.
Accident Advice Helpline to help you to make your Norwich van accident claims
You should definitely think about using a company such as Accident Advice Helpline to help you to make your Norwich van accident claims, whether you have any experience with personal injury compensation claims or not. The team at the helpline can provide you with advice and support throughout the claims process, and will be able to team you with an experienced in house injury lawyer, who will work on a 100% ‘no win, no fee’ basis to get your Norwich van accident claims processed. Call the helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to talk to the team about your accident and get help getting started on your claim as soon as possible.