Being involved in an accident can be a very traumatic experience, not only for you but for your family and loved ones as well. However, you should not despair. If the accident wasn’t caused by you, you will be able to start a claim for compensation with the help of a personal injury lawyer.
Many people don’t want to go through that process, because they believe it will be very expensive and time-consuming and they are not sure if it’s worth it. This is why they accept the derisory offer of cash that the insurance companies usually offer after an accident. This, however, is not a good option at all. If you accept cash that’s been given to you by an insurance company, you will very soon find yourself lacking sufficient finances to take care of your expenses and injury related costs. Remember that the insurance company is looking after their own interests, not yours.
For many reasons like this, we recommend that you hire a personal injury lawyer to fight your compensation claim on your behalf.
Receive the compensation you deserve
If an insurance company offers you cash after your accident, it will most likely be less than you really deserve. The problem is that you cannot accurately calculate how much you should receive in terms of compensation, and insurance companies know that.
A good personal injury lawyer will take into consideration your expenses, medical bills, costs for damaged equipment, lost earnings and many other factors when calculating the size of your compensation. You will be surprised to see the difference. Contrary to popular belief, starting a claim for compensation is actually hassle-free. Most of the time, claimants don’t even need to go to court. This way, you will have time to take care of yourself and your injuries, while your solicitor does all the work for you.
Looking for a personal injury lawyer in South Yorkshire?
We do not have a personal injury lawyer in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire or anyway make us your first point of call.
It’s free to contact us and receive advice
Starting a compensation claim with professional help from our personal injury lawyer in South Yorkshire carries no risk if you don’t win. You only pay when you receive your compensation, and your solicitor will make sure their fees are included in the sum charged to the other party wherever possible. This way, you will receive the full amount of compensation you deserve with no risk to yourself at all.
If you are still not convinced that you should start a claim for compensation the right way, instead of accepting money straight away, consider contacting our personal injury lawyer for free on our helpline today. Call our 24/7 freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
If you first want to find out if you’re eligible to start a compensation claim, and how much you can expect to receive, take Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second compensation test, which will establish how much settlement you may receive.
Date Published: 28th May 2014
Author: David Brown