Being injured at work or while out and about is an unpleasant experience, let alone being injured through the fault of someone else. Of course, many people do not feel inclined to make a compensation claim after suffering an injury that could have been prevented. Finding the motivation to do so can be a great way to draw a line under the incident as well as to help ensure that in future, less needless injuries take place through the negligence or bad practice of others.
Check a table of compensation for injuries
The best first step towards making a claim after you have been the victim of an accident is often to check how much you could be entitled to in compensation. A compensation settlement is often an important aid to people who have suffered an accident and incur costs as a result, so of course the financial aid that compensation can provide after an injury is huge.
A table of compensation for injuries gives you an idea of the relative seriousness of an injury in financial terms; this also tells you how damaging this sort of injury can be to people who have suffered it. A significant motivation for making a compensation claim is that it pushes workplace providers, property groups and others to make sure their facilities are safe, and do not pose a threat of injury to those using them.
Accident Advice Helpline
That being said, though, there are still many questions and potential barriers to making a claim. Many high street solicitors tend to charge fees which may put people off claiming compensation, while the prospect of long processes is also daunting. Accident Advice Helpline, a nationwide law firm that specialises in compensation claims, offers a great alternative, giving you peace of mind as a claimant.
For one thing, contacting us is easy and stress-free. The helpline is open all the time, and the online 30-second test is an even quicker way to see how much you could claim than a table of compensation for injuries. We do not ask for any fees to start a claim, and have a no-win, no-fee* policy that takes all the financial stress out of claiming.
Most claimants can even make a claim over the phone with the need to attend court, although making a call to us holds no obligation to continue. Call our helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no-obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 5th July 2014
Author: Jan Newell
Category: Personal injury claims