Making road accident claims in Bridgend
Being involved in a road traffic accident can be frightening and confusing. There will be a great many things going through your mind, but there are certain things you’ll need to remember to do. If you decide to find lawyers who can help with road accident claims in Bridgend, there will also be a number of questions you need to ask to ensure you’re getting the best deal. Here’s our guide to the things you need to remember after an accident.
The accident aftermath
It may not always be possible to get all the details you need if you’re in an accident. However, here are a few things which can help. You should get the registration and insurance details of the other driver; you should remember the date, time and location of the accident and get the contact details of any witnesses who saw it happen. Later on, you will pass these onto your lawyer who can contact them on your behalf. If there were any police or medical personnel at the scene, it can also help to get their names and numbers.
If you have been injured as a result of the accident and believe it was the other driver’s fault, you may be entitled to claim compensation. This will be taken from his or her third party motor insurance policy, so you will not be claiming directly from the individual. In making a claim, much will depend on your choice of lawyer and the information you provide them, so here are a few important things you need to remember to check:-
- the lawyer’s qualifications,
- the lawyer’s experience’
- testimonials from previous clients.
Different lawyers will focus on different areas of the law. You’ll want someone who specialises in the type of accident claim you’re looking to bring. Most reputable firms should never consider making a claim unless they have the right skills in place to help but it’s always worth checking to be certain.
The best thing yo can do is contact us at Accident Advice Helpline and let us help you with your road accident claims in Bridgend.
How much will they charge?
Legal aid does not apply to the vast majority of personal injury claims so the chances are you’ll have to handle this yourself. However, many law firms work on the basis of no win no fee. This means that your will not have to pay any legal fees unless you have won your case. However there may be other expenses which are not covered as part of your arrangement including fees for medical treatments. These are carried out by independent medical experts, so they can vary.
At Accident Advice Helpline we offer expert lawyers who can help with road accident claims in Bridgend. As well as offering a high quality service they can also work on the basis of no-win, no-fee. To find out more, call us now on 0800 689 0500 or ring 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 1st July 2015
Author: David Brown