If you have unfortunately been involved in an accident which occurred in the London Borough of Newham, then your first priority will be receiving medical attention if you have been injured. Once you have been reviewed by your doctor or another medical professional, you may wish to consider making a claim for compensation.
You can claim for personal injury compensation if you are eligible. Personal injury claims in Newham can be made if you have been involved in an accident that was not your fault, it happened within the past three years, and it resulted in injuries requiring medical attention. To confirm your eligibility, you can use an online tool such as Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second test. This will also provide you with an approximate compensation amount, which may be hundreds or even thousands of pounds.
Types of personal injury claims in Newham
Incorporating the former boroughs of East Ham and West Ham, personal injury claims in Newham may encompass a broad range of accident types such as:
- Accidents at West Ham Utd football matches
- Slips, trips and falls in shopping areas
- Travel accidents at one of the area’s railway stations
- An accident in one of Newham’s many green areas
- An injury at work
- Road traffic accidents – affecting drivers, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists or motorcyclists
If you are eligible to make a claim, you should speak to a law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline as soon as possible following your accident. They will be able to offer sound advice to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
What information will I need?
Personal injury claims in Newham vary greatly, and there is no universal set of guidelines to help you make your claim. Instead, you will be advised by Accident Advice Helpline dependent on your personal circumstance. As an example, the following information would be useful following a road traffic accident:
- Details of the other driver including vehicle registration, name, contact information and insurance details
- Contact information of any witnesses to your accident – perhaps a nearby pedestrian or another driver
- Photographs of your car following the accident, and any other conditions of relevance
In some cases, you may be too badly injured to gather this information. If possible, you should see if a trusted person can collate these details on your behalf, but don’t worry if this is not possible – Accident Advice Helpline will still be able to help.
To make a claim today, simply give us a call on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Your claim will be handled by our highly trained advisers, and legal experts, all on a no win no fee basis.
Date Published: 13th March 2013
Author: Sharon Parry