Stockton-on-Tees is a market town in North East England. Stockton is an Anglo-Saxon name with the typical Anglo-Saxon place name ending ‘ton’ meaning farm, or homestead. Read on if you are interested in pursuing an injury claim in Stockton-on-Tees.
Why you may make an injury claim
Unfortunately, living in such a lovely place does not make you immune to accidents and the residents are just as likely to have a make an injury claim in Stockton-on-Tees as people living in other parts of the country.
Pursuing an injury claim in Stockton-on-Tees
If you were the innocent victim of an accident that happened within the last three years, and you needed medical attention for your injuries, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Stockton on Tees.
The types of accidents you can claim compensation for
There are many different accidents for which you could make an injury claim Stockton-on-Tees, some of which are:
- Car crashes – driver, passenger or pedestrian
- Motorbike accidents or bicycle accidents
- Work related accidents
- Slips, trips or falls in a public place
- Industrial illness or disease
- Unsafe products
- Travel accident
Who will settle your injury claim?
It is generally not actually the person that caused your injury claim Stockton-on-Tees that hands over the cash, but is more likely to be one of the following:
- Motor insurer
- Motor Insurers Bureau
- Employers liability insurer
- Public liability insurer
- Product liability insurer
- Local authority
- Government department
- Health trust
What you can make your compensation claim for?
When making an injury claim Stockton-on-Tees you need to consider several factors, such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings, past and future
- The impact on your future life
- Replacement of equipment and accessories
- Medical expenses
- Travel costs
- Home adaptation or home moving
- Care costs if you are no longer able to carry out every day tasks for yourself.
- Any other cost or losses that are a direct result of the accident
Some of these will be paid as special expenses over an above the compensation for your injury.
Where do you make your compensation claim?
You can make your injury claim in Stockton on Tees with Accident Advice Helpline. For over 15 years, we have been helping the blameless victims of accidents get the compensation to which they were entitled.
Accident Advice Helpline has in-house solicitors who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with personal injury compensation claims. We will ensure that every facet of your claim is investigated to maximise the amount of compensation you are awarded if you consider pursuing an injury claim in Stockton-on-Tees.
On our website, there is a compensation calculator which we call the 30-second test. This will help you decide if you qualify and if you do, will give you a rough estimate of the amount you can expect to receive.
Or you can phone 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, and speak to one of our friendly, professional advisers who will give you free advice and guide you through the processes of pursuing an injury claim in Stockton-on-Tees. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for you to call whenever you want.
Date Published: 30th September 2013
Author: David Brown