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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Traffic collision incident claim

    Traffic collision incident claim

    Steps When Making a Traffic Collision Incident Claim

    If you’ve been injured, there’s no doubt you want to get compensation for your injuries.  For most people, they need to get that compensation fast. That means that chances are, you can’t wait long for yours, either.  The longer that you wait for your money from your accident, the more the medical bills are going to pile up. If you were injured so badly, that you aren’t able to work, that is going to be another expense that you have to deal with. So if you are able to get your compensation fast instead of having to wait a long time for it, that’s even better for you.

    Hire a solicitor for your traffic collision incident claim

    The first thing that you should do is find a solicitor to help you with your claim. They are going to be able to put their knowledge to work for you and also give you advice on what you should do. They also are going to fight people in court for you so that you don’t have to worry about it. They know the law and they are able to help you with winning the case.

    Get your documents in order for your traffic collision incident claim

    When you are trying to win a case for personal injury, you are going to need a lot of supporting documentation that you were injured.  So make sure that you get everything together to show that you were injured and that you are not filing a false claim.

    Get witness statements for your road accident injury claim

    Make sure that you are getting statements from any witnesses from the accident scene. They are going to help you with your case and be able to tell what exactly happened at the accident.  The best time to get the statements is at the scene of the accident. If the police were called, chances are that they might have gotten the statements.

    Get your medical documentation for your traffic collision incident claim

    Make sure that you are going to the doctor and keeping all of your appointments so that it’s evident that you are in a lot of pain.  Also, be sure that the doctor knows that you were involved in an accident and that everything needs to be saved and copied.  This includes anything like x-rays and prescriptions.

    Open Claim Calculator

    If you have a road accident injury claim that you want to file and you want to find a good solicitor, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline. We are here all the time and we can help you with finding the right solicitor to help you with your claim.  Our solicitors do not charge anything at all up front and many clients don’t have to pay anything. Give us a call on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and we’ll help you find the right one for you.


    Date Published: 1st November 2012

    Author: David Brown

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