If you need to make a compensation claim following a personal injury then you need to find a personal injury lawyer in Banff to work on your behalf.
Not all lawyers deal in personal injury claims however so you may need to find a more specialised company to deal with your claim. It helps to understand the basic criteria behind making a claim for personal injury compensation before you begin your search.
Personal injury lawyer in Banff – the basics behind making a claim
- Your accident must have occurred within three years of the start of the claim.
- Your accident must have been caused by someone else. This includes companies or organisations.
- You must have suffered a personal injury as a result. The injury must have been caused by the accident and not be a result of a pre-existing condition.
- You must be able to provide full details of the accident including any witnesses and their contact details, medical appointments you have attended and the details of any police involvement.
Finding a Personal injury lawyer in Banff
Even those lucky enough not to have suffered an accident cannot fail to have noticed the presence of personal injury lawyers. You will even find flyers lying around hospital waiting rooms. The hardest part facing you, the accident victim, is knowing which is the best route to take when searching for a legal firm to handle your claim.
You can choose to take up an offer handed to you in the street or search the internet. You can also just use the lawyers listed in your local phone book. Whatever method you use make sure that you start your claim with a firm that is easy to contact and comes with a recommendation.
Some points to remember…
There is no scope for making a claim just because you have had an accident. There has to be blame that can be attached to another person or party; this means that your injury was caused either directly or indirectly by someone else’s negligence.
It always pays to bear in mind the saying “no blame no claim” . This is true as you cannot make a claim without someone to claim against.
Always keep the records records of all medical attention you receive as this will be needed to process your claim and is seen as the evidence of your injury. You cannot merely claim to have suffered, you must have the proof to back it up.
Get some help and advice
Make sure you get experienced advice before contacting a personal injury lawyer in Banff.
Accident Advice Helpline have been in operation for over ten years.
Our team of friendly, helpful and professional advisors will talk you through the process and inform you whether or not you have a claim to make – with no expectation of you using our services at the end of it.
If you want more advice on making claims and support in getting started then call us today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 31st March 2014
Author: David Brown