Make a claim for compensation
When you have been hurt, you will experience all kinds of emotions. From being depressed by pain, as well as by the situation you find yourself in, you may also be angry, unhappy and uncertain about the future.
Living with pain, trying to adapt life to accommodate injuries and so on, even for a short period of time, can be difficult adjustments to make. Family and friends will do their best to help you out, but there are times when you will need some more help, as well as personal care and attention.
But, some of these changes and adaptations cost money. This can be something that it is short supply. If you worked full time, in a busy fulfilling job before the accident, are you able to continue with it? Have you had to reduce hours from full to part time employment? In some cases, people have had to make a complete change in what they do, as well as big changes in their lifestyle.
You could have a case
Something that can fuel the anger and discomfort of such a situation is the fact that the accident was not your fault. You may have been driving to work or home when someone crashed in to your vehicle, injuring you. Or, you could have been cycling when you were knocked from your bike by another road user. Some people make a personal injury accident claim in East Hampshire after being knocked from their horse, and so on.
There are many circumstances which lead to people being hurt, and these people may have grounds for claiming compensation.
What you need to know about making a personal injury accident claim in East Hampshire
There are three key factors that need to be borne in mind when making a claim for compensation:
- The accident should not have been your fault – in the main, making a claim for personal injuries rests on the fact that what happened was not have been your fault.
- You have three years to submit a claim – the clock starts ticking from the moment it can be reasonably assumed the injuries were caused by the accident or incident.
- You will need any injuries assessing – although this may be something you have already done. Many clients seek medical help after an accident, with the injuries being diagnosed and treated.
Do you have more questions?
The likelihood is you will have a number of question about the whole process, including how much you could claim.
Our phone line teams are waiting to take your call and discuss your personal injury accident claim in East Hampshire. Contact us today on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile, 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 23rd June 2015
Author: David Brown