St Albans is one of the more prosperous areas of the country which, you’d assume, would mean that you wouldn’t need to over burden yourself with concerns about finance if you’re looking for help after an accident. However you might be surprised about how the costs can mount up and how you can very quickly find yourself entering some choppy waters in terms of money worries. This article will help you work out some of the problems which may lie ahead.
The Cost of Having an Injury
For many people the costs of an accident go far beyond any actual injury which is inflicted. It can hit your wallet through travel expenses, medical treatment and lost earnings. Take the example of Peter who you can find on our case studies page. He was forced off work for ten weeks – a serious issue for anyone. Compensation can be a way of making sure that you avoid sliding into financial difficulty and debt from which it can be difficult to recover.
There are also many other issues you might be experiencing. Medical assessments may only look at things such as physical damage, but the mind can also be injured. Psychological issues are not easy to prove, but they can be just as debilitating as any other injury. For this reason we always believe that it’s important for people to take a full note of any mental issues they have been experiencing as a result of their injuries.
This is why we often suggest to our clients that they undertake an additional medical assessment to give us the most accurate diagnosis possible of all the issues that are affecting them. It is sadly all too common for people to be underpaid compensation either because not all the medical issues they have been experiencing are reported or because they have under estimated the amount of time it will take for them to return to full fitness.
Finding No Win No Fee Lawyers in St Albans
Another worrying area of cost is in the legal fees you’ll have to pay. Inevitably lawyers are highly trained and professional individuals which means their services do not come cheaply. If you’re not careful you may find that you pay significant sums to a lawyer which may not be returnable. To counteract this, it’s a good idea if you can find a no win no fee lawyer in St Albans. The idea of no win no fee is as simple as it sounds. You will not have to pay if you lose your case. It’s a way to ensure that nobody is left out of pocket and in debt after a claim.
So, if you’re looking for no win no fee lawyers in St Albans, call us to find out more on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.
Date Published: 7th August 2014
Author: David Brown