After a serious road accident in which you have been injured, making road accident claims in Oldbury can help you to recover more quickly and fully, allowing you to take the time off you need from work, as well as to pay for medical treatments and other types of help which can ease the healing process.
If you want to make a compensation claim then you will want it to go as quickly and smoothly as it possibly can, so here are some ways that you can make it more likely that your claim will be successful.
Take lots of photographs
Don’t only take photographs at the scene of the accident, but also make sure that you continue to take photographs of your injuries and anything else that you feel is relevant as time goes on. Photographs are a great form of evidence as they prove the seriousness of your injuries and so on, and are more legitimate than simple written statements.
It is tempting to lie about anything that you might feel paints you in a bad light. Perhaps you were doing something wrong at the time of the accident, which you feel could impact on the legitimacy of your claim. As long as the other person was indeed at fault then there should be no problem with making a claim even if you were doing something wrong at the time, but lying and being found out will only cause the court to doubt everything else you say.
Anything which relates to the claim, from letters and receipts to prescriptions will be useful to help you to back up your claim, so don’t throw anything away. It is better to have something and not need it than to need it and not have it.
Making road accident claims in Oldbury
If you decide to move forward with road accident claims in Oldbury then the next thing for you to do is to find an experienced injury lawyer who will make your claim for you, on your behalf. 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 team, find out more about the claims process and decide whether or not you want to make a claim or not.
If you do decide to move ahead with a claim then you will be able to work with professional injury lawyers who will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis to get you the compensation that you deserve. Not only this, but your injury lawyer will keep you updated as the claim progresses to make the process easier on you.
Date Published: 3rd June 2015
Author: David Brown