Mendip is mostly a rural area. There are 5 main settlements in the region. It was formed as a product of the Local Government Act of 1972.
If you were a victim of a road traffic accident that involved a truck driver, who fell asleep at the wheel while he was driving the vehicle, it might be possible for you to form personal injury compensation claims in Mendip.
Provided that you sustained injuries through no fault of your own. You will receive monetary compensation for your losses, if your claim is successful.
What factors can mitigate your chances of winning the case?
There are various factors that determine your chances of filing and winning a claim. The most important one is that you must be able to prove that the accident occurred through no fault of your own. Your chances of winning can be affected:
- By a lack of evidence to back up your claim
- By an injury that was sustained by you, prior to the accident
- Your role in the accident- If you were partially responsible
For example, if you were driving really fast, or not wearing a belt at the time of the accident, your chances of winning the case are mitigated by your negligence. Under such circumstances you might be required to pay a sum of money in compensation, for contributing to the accident.
What can you do to form personal injury compensation claims in Mendip successfully?
First of all, file a claim as soon as possible. The sooner you take action, the better it is for you. The usual deadline is three years, however this can vary for particular circumstances.
Secondly, gather witnesses, bills and recordings to strengthen your case. You can also massively increase your chances of the claim being successful by visiting a doctor. This is important as when your lawyer is trying to prove your innocence, and the severity of the injuries you sustained, they will have your medical records to support what they are saying.
How can Accident Advice Helpline assist you
Accident Advice Helpline has a staff of highly trained solicitors, which have helped thousands of clients with winning compensation for personal injury compensation claims in Mendip. Our solicitors will take care of everything for you. All you have to do is to collaborate and provide us with the material we require.
If you are considering hiring a personal injury compensation claim, you can call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 today.
Date Published: 18th May 2015
Author: David Brown