If you have had a serious road accident and sustained injuries, it can take a little while for you to be fully recovered and able to return to your everyday activities. You should be able to be seen regularly by a doctor on the NHS, and this is free, meaning that your medical treatments shouldn’t cost you anything.
Depending on the types of injuries you have sustained, however, you might want to think about making road accident claims in West Lancashire and using the money from your claim to pay for private or specialist treatment. Here is how you can decide whether or not you need to do this.
If you have very serious injuries
Although any serious injuries can be dealt with on the NHS, if you are suffering from multiple injuries, or very serious, life-threatening injuries, it may be worth your while to look for private care. With private care you will have more dedicated attention from your doctor, meaning that you are more likely to recover quickly.
If you are not getting better
If your accident was a long time ago and you have received plenty of treatment, yet you don’t appear to be getting any better, you may want to consider working with a specialist or private hospital. A specialist will have more experience with injuries like yours and may know of some different, if expensive, treatments to help you to recover.
If your doctor recommends it
Your doctor will always do their best to ensure that you get the treatment that you require, in hopes that you will get better as quickly as possible. However, in some cases your doctor may just have to accept that you are not recovering well on their watch, and will then let you know of other options, even if these are ones which you need to pay for.
Making road accident claims in West Lancashire
If you do want to make road accident claims in West Lancashire and use the money for specialist care, you want to make your claim as quickly and easily as possible so that this money is available to you when you need it. You also want to know that your claim has a good chance of success, so should find a good, experienced injury lawyer who is able to make your claim for you, on your behalf.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or text “claim365” to 88010 to speak to the team about your accident, and they will be able to help you to put together the strongest possible case for a successful claim.
Date Published: 24th June 2015
Author: David Brown