What do I need to do after being involved in an accident that wasn’t my fault?
Have you recently been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault? If so, we understand that this can be a very stressful and traumatic time. Though there are many practical matters that you will need to take care of, it can be hard to know where you should even start. After all, they don’t teach you these things at school, so the whole experience is likely to be new to you. To help you to make the next step in your recovery, here are some things that you need to consider after your accident, including information on ‘no win, no fee’ claims in Blantyre.
Talk to your insurance company
Many people don’t realise that they must contact their insurance provider after being involved in an accident, even if it wasn’t their fault. Ideally, you should do this at the very earliest possible opportunity. If you’ve only just realised that you need to do this, don’t panic. It only involves a quick phone call, and your provider will be able to tell you exactly what they need from you, and what your next steps should be.
Consider ‘no win, no fee’ claims in Blantyre
Did you know that if you have been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make ‘no win, no fee’ claims in Blantyre? It’s a relatively simple process, and the payment that you may receive can really go a long way towards covering the many expenses that you’re likely to be faced with, such as prescriptions, travel to medical appointments, and possibly even unpaid time away from your place of employment whilst you recover. Ready to find out what you might be due to? Great! You can do Accident Advice Helpline’s 30 Second Test online for a quick overview, or you can speak to one of the advisers over the phone, and take the opportunity to ask any questions that you might have at this stage. The number is 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Best of all, the line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Why not pick up the phone right away?
If you follow this advice after your accident, you should find that the road to recovery needn’t be difficult. Remember, many people have experienced similar situations, and there is plenty of advice and support available.
Date Published: 5th September 2014
Author: David Brown