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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Road accident claims in Essex

    If you have had a road accident that was not your fault, you should be able to make road accident claims in Essex against the person who did cause your injuries. However, simply claiming compensation may not be quite enough to cover the expenses that your accident has incurred, so you should think about adding any costs to your compensation claim, so that this money can be added to the compensation that is owed to you. Here are some of the costs that you may be able to claim for.

    Medical costs

    Although you should be able to get much of the treatment that you need on the NHS, for more serious injuries or complex problems, you might want to see a specialist in order to get treatment which will help you to heal more easily. Compensation can cover specialist medical appointments, private medical care and even things like counselling to help you to get back to normal.

    Day-to-day costs

    If you are unable to move around easily then there might be lots of extra day-to-day expenses such as childcare, taxis to hospital appointments and even the cost of getting your groceries home delivered if you are unable to make it to the supermarket. As long as you keep receipts for everything then you should be able to cover these costs with your compensation claim.

    Loss of earnings

    Ask your employer to fill out a list of the days of work that you have missed and how much you would have earned on those days, so that you can claim compensation back for every day of work that you were not getting paid for because of your injuries.

    How to make road accident claims in Essex

    You should be able to make road accident claims in Essex if you can find an experienced injury lawyer who is able to work with you on your case for compensation, putting together the strongest possible case for a successful claim.

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    Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or you can text “claim365” to 88010 to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your accident and get help deciding whether or not you want to proceed with a claim.

    If you do then you will be passed over to an injury solicitor who will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation that you deserve. You will be kept updated as your claim progresses, and should also be able to get advice and support throughout your claim.

    Date Published: 18th May 2015

    Author: David Brown

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