Accidents happen, unfortunately this is a fact of life, but if you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault you may feel a sense of injustice and may be due compensation for your injuries. This money could prove life changing and will help you pay for transportation and medical bills and will even help you cover any loss or future loss of income.
To make a successful claim there are two stipulations which you must be able to fulfill; the accident was not your fault and that it occured within the past 3 years. In this article we are going to examine how you can prove that your accident was someone elses fault in Bury!
How to show your accident was someone elses fault in Bury
- CCTV footage – The British Security Industry Authority (BISA) has estimated that there are up to 5.9 million CCTV cameras in the United Kingdom. Having the footage which covers your accident can be vital in proving that you were not in the wrong. While you may not be able to get the CCTV footage yourself if you pass this information on to Accident Advice Helpline their solicitors may be able to obtain the footage.
- Insurance documents – One of the most common accidents that Accident Advice Helpline handle are whiplash injuries from car crashes. In car crashes there is almost always an insurance company involved. The insurance report can be incredibly useful when claiming compensation as it can help you prove that the accident was someone elses fault in Bury.
- Police reports – In certain situations police will be involved and this is one of the best kinds of evidence you can provide Accident Advice Helpline with. Police reports will go into incredible detail and is incredibly effective in court. If you do need to deal with the police after your accident ensure that you gain an incident number as this will help you claim the report at a final date.
- Witness statements – In certain situations you will not have any CCTV footage and the accident will not be severe enough to require police intervention. In these cases you will be able to use witness statements to prove that the accident was not your fault. Speak with the witnesses in the area after your accident and see if it is possible to exchange contact details.
Why Accident Advice Helpline?
Accident Advice Helpline are the best point of contact if you are looking to begin a compensation claim. In most of the cases we handle you will not be required to attend court and all of our expert lawyers work on a 100% no win no fee basis!
Our phone lines are open 24/7 so don’t hesitate to contact our team, call Accident Advice Helpline today! Accident Advice Helpline’s knowledgeable advisers are awaiting your call on 0800 689 0500 (free from landlines) or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 (mobile calls may be subject to charges).
Date Published: 18th October 2015
Author: David Brown