Receive an insurance payout after an accident
After a road accident in Wealden which was not your fault, you are entitled to claim for any damage to your vehicle on the other driver’s insurance. However, this can be a long and difficult process if you do not know how to handle it and sometimes an insurance company will simply refuse to offer you a settlement even if you have proof that the road accident in Wealden was not your fault. In this case there are further steps you can take to ensure you get the money you deserve to repair or replace your vehicle.
- Open a claim. Hopefully you will have the insurance details of the other driver, and this will enable you to open a claim from this insurance company within 30 days of the accident. Once the claim is open you will have three years to sue for an insurance payout.
- Speak to a doctor. This will help you to get an official medical assessment which proves what injuries you have sustained and how these are affecting your life and your ability to do your job. Having an official record will make it easier for you to get your claim processed.
- Find an injury lawyer. An injury lawyer will be able to put together a compensation claim for you, and work with you to get this claim honoured by the insurance company or the other driver involved in the accident. An injury lawyer can also take a lot of the pressure off of you.
- Keep your records together. Any evidence and paperwork you have relating to the accident should be kept together so that it is always to hand when it is needed. Having full records of the accident and the aftermath will make your claim process that much faster.
Claiming compensation after a road accident in Wealden
If your road accident in Wealden was not your fault and you sustained injuries that needed medical attention, then you may want to consider claiming compensation for your injuries as well as claiming insurance for the damage to your car.
The best way to make a compensation claim is through a personal injury lawyer, who will know the law better than you and is more likely to be able to put together a case which has a chance of being successful.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your road accident in Wealden and what circumstances caused the accident.
The team will talk you through the claims process to help you to decide whether or not you want to proceed, and will then pass you onto an in house injury lawyer who will work with you on your claim. Your injury lawyer will work on a 100% no win no fee basis, and will also work on your behalf, so you shouldn’t have to go to court.