Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we want to help you with your traffic accident compensation claim in East Hampshire. On this page, we are going to discuss the idea of compensation and how much you may be able to claim in compensation when you file a claim through us.
What is the purpose of compensation?
In British law, compensation is there to ensure that somebody does not lose out on a financial level due to the negligence of another person. This, basically, means that compensation is not there to ensure a huge pay-out in the event of an accident occurring. Compensation is there to ensure that your bank balance is not negatively impacted due to the actions that another person took. Yes, you may be entitled to a small amount of compensation for pain and suffering. This, however, will be kept to the absolute minimum.
How much compensation can you claim?
The amount of compensation that you can claim will be determined by the amount of financial loss that you have suffered. Not every traffic accident compensation claim in East Hampshire, even if the injuries are similar, are going to result in a successful claim for compensation. It is all going to be based around how much of a loss you ended up suffering.
One of the main jobs that we undertake here at Accident Advice Helpline will be to determine the amount of compensation that you can claim. In order to do this, we will work through the different financial losses that you may have made due to your injuries. We will, for the most part, be able to help you claim the following:
- Loss of income. This is probably one of the biggest losses people make when it comes to personal injury. No matter the seriousness of the injury, it is likely that you will need to take a couple of days away from work to heal. We will be able to help you claim this as a financial loss. In addition to this, we can also help you claim lost income in the future if you are no longer able to work on a more permanent basis due to your injuries.
- Childcare costs
- Travel costs e.g. if you now need to take a bus as opposed to driving.
- Medical costs
Remember, that is not a complete list of financial losses you will be able to claim when it comes to totalling up the compensation. There is so much more you may be entitled to. We will help you with all of that.
Make a traffic accident compensation claim in East Hampshire today with Accident Advice Helpline
Call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you are calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 1st June 2015
Author: David Brown