In many ways this is a page we’re hoping that people don’t have to come to because it means they have been in an accident. However, if that has happened, it’s time to think about how you’re going to go about getting the compensation which could help you back onto your feet. In this case we’ll tell you what you need to know to find a personal injury lawyer and fight for your rights.
The right lawyer
The first thing you need to know is what type of lawyer you need. There are universal guidelines surrounding every personal injury case. You will need to show that you have been injured badly enough to require medical attention and that the injury was the fault of the defendant but beyond that, the actual process of making a claim could vary significantly.
A workplace injury adheres to employment law and will always require someone who understands how employment law operates and in particular what the obligations of an employer to provide a safe and comfortable environment are and how they might have fallen short on this occasion.
A more complicated case such as one surrounding medical malpractice is even more difficult and really will require a specialist who is able to get to the truth of the matter. Establishing that an injury or illness contracted while in hospital is often quite difficult and the other side may well fight the case. After all, it’s not only money at stake in these instances but also their reputation so it’s only natural that they will defend it.
The right firm
There is also value in making sure the firm you choose is up to the challenge. If a case does get drawn out over a number of years, how well equipped are they to continue the fight? The other side may be very well resourced and will have everything they need in financial terms to weather a long fight and if that happens you need to know your side will be able to keep up. So, while a local lawyer may be good for a straightforward claim you may need a larger firm with better resources to help take the case on for a more complicated claim.
Looking for a personal injury lawyer in Bellahouston Park?
At Accident Advice Helpline, we are one of the largest firms in the country so we will probably be able to cope with even some of the more demanding cases. However, if we do think that the case will be beyond our means we will tell you. We’ll turn down the case not on the basis of its merits but because we don’t think we can give you a good service.
We do not have a personal injury lawyer in Bellahouston Park working directly for us but this doesn’t matter, we can still help you claim as we are a national injury law firm that covers all areas of the UK. So if you need a personal injury lawyer in Bellahouston Park or anyway make us your first point of call.
So for more information, call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 23rd March 2014
Author: David Brown