Do you need to make modifications to your home?
When people are hurt or injured in a car accident, they often make a full recovery with the appropriate treatment. However, in some cases, people can endure a lengthy recovery period and some people may be left with permanent or life-changing injuries.
If you’ve sustained serious injuries, you may need to undergo an extended stay in hospital in order to obtain the medical treatment you require. For example, when people sustain head or brain injuries, they are often placed in a medically induced coma in order to allow the body to heal as much as possible.
Similarly, if you have sustained a serious back injury, you may be required to stay in hospital whilst doctors make a full diagnosis and arrange a treatment plan.
Whilst staying in hospital can ensure that you receive the appropriate care, you may be keen to return home as soon as possible. Unfortunately, in some cases, people are unable to do so because their injuries do not allow them to move around their homes adequately.
If your injuries have affected your mobility, for example, and you live on a top floor flat, it may simply be too difficult for you to return home. Similarly, if you’re unable to cope with going up or downstairs at the moment, you may be unable to return home if your house is spread over two or more levels.
Could you claim road traffic accident compensation in Cherwell?
However, with the appropriate modifications, you could be able to return to your own home more quickly. Although these modifications can be expensive, if you’re able to claim road traffic accident compensation in Cherwell, this could cover the cost of any changes you need to make.
Was the accident someone else’s fault?
If the incident wasn’t your fault and it was caused by someone or something else, there’s a good chance that you will be eligible to obtain compensation. When you make a claim, you’ll also have the chance to claim back the cost of any expenses which you’ve incurred as a result of your injuries.
This could include the cost of any modifications you’ve needed to make to your home, or any medical costs you’ve had to pay.
Can Accident Advice Helpline help you?
If you’ve sustained an injury which wasn’t your fault in the last three years, you should be able to claim road traffic accident compensation in Cherwell, providing you obtained medical treatment. At Accident Advice Helpline we regularly help claimants to obtain compensation after an accident and we may be able to help you too.
To find out more now, or to claim road traffic compensation in Cherwell today, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help.
Date Published: 21st May 2015
Author: David Brown