If you’ve been the victim of unexpected accidents in Durham and have had to seek medical treatment and have also taken time off work because of your injury, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim.
Personal injury compensation
When you receive personal injury compensation for your injury you can claim for loss of earnings for the period when you could not work. You will also be claiming for the pain, distress and suffering caused by the accident and your injuries. You have to make a claim for personal injury compensation within three years of the date of your accident.
You will need to provide proof of earnings. You will need to have pay slips. You will also need to have receipts for prescription charges and other costs such as taxi fares to the hospital or to your doctor’s surgery. Kepp all relevant receipts if you want to recoup the money you have had to lay out because of your accident.
Unexpected accidents in Durham
Whatever type of accident you have been involved in, if it was not your fault, then you may have grounds to file a personal injury compensation claim. You and your solicitor will need to be able to prove that the accident was caused by negligence on the part of another person. This might be your employer, for example, if you had the accident at work. If you were injured in the street after a slip, trip or fall, you could claim that the local council was negligent because the paving had not been properly maintained.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you believe that you have grounds for claiming personal injury compensation after unexpected accidents in Durham that was no fault of yours, then you could contact us at Accident Advice Helpline for legal advice about any possible claim. You should visit our Accident Advice Helpline website to find out more about us and take the thirty-second test. You will find on the landing page of this website. It gives you an idea of the amount you might get in settlement of your claim. This figure can only be an estimate, however, as no one can say precisely how much you will receive. This is because the circumstances of each accident are unique and injuries vary in severity.
When you have done this, you may want to call us for free on one of our freephone numbers. You can call us for expert advice about a possible personal injury compensation claim at any time as our lines are always open. It doesn’t matter what time it is or even if it is a Bank Holiday.
The number to ring from a landline to discuss unexpected accidents in Durham is 0800 689 0500 and you can also now call from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Why not give us a ring right now?