Making a personal injury accident claim
Any type of accident that was not your fault can be distressing and upsetting. If you have physical or psychological injuries to cope with as well it just makes the situation worse. On top of all of this, many people find that they have financial issues to deal with. For all of these reasons, many people decide to pursue a personal injury accident claim. It is possible to make a claim for car accidents and for slips, trips and falls at work or in shops and restaurants. These are the top 5 tips for making a claim.
- Contact a claims management company like Accident Advice Helpline and they will guide you through the process of making a personal injury accident claim. You can claim for injuries that occurred up to three years ago.
- You can call Accident Advice Helpline any time of the day or night, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Friendly, professional advisers are on hand who can use the unique 30 second test to work out whether your personal injury accident claim is likely to be successful. Our advice is professional and honest and you are under no obligation to pursue the claim unless you want to. The choice is yours.
- The advisers will put you in touch with one of the national network of legal partners who will guide you through the process of making your personal injury accident claim. Some people worry about being faced with expensive legal fees if their claim is not successful. Accident Advice Helpline’s legal partners work on a no win no fee basis so you do not have to pay a penny if you lose.
- Keep records of any money that you have had to spend relating to your personal injury accident claim. Maybe you have lost money because you have not been able to work at all or not work as many hours as before. Maybe you have had to pay for extras like childcare or travelling expenses to medical appointments.
- Do not worry that you will have to attend lots of meetings with a lawyers. Most claims can be handled over the telephone and very few cases actually get to court. You may need to attend one appointment locally with a doctor for a medical assessment. You may find it useful to have a record of any treatment and hospital visits that you have made so that you can tell the doctor during the assessment.
Of course, Accident Advice Helpline cannot guarantee the exact amount of compensation that you will get for your personal injury accident claim but, with over 15 years’ experience and with the backing of consumer champion Esther Rantzen, you can be sure that your case is being handled properly.
Date Published: 10th October 2012
Author: David Brown