How to make a Personal Injury Claim

arm in slingIn the UK over three million people are injured in accidents each year - at home, in their cars, at work, or outdoors or in public places. In some cases, it may have been entirely your own fault – not looking where you were going or ignoring instructions – but in many others someone else or something else could be at fault. If that’s the case you have a right to claim compensation.

 

Making a personal injury claim

That compensation will reinburse you not just for the injury or hurt you have suffered, but could also provide compensation for any loss of earnings you’ve suffered, any expenses you’ve had to pay out as a direct consequence of your injury, or in more serious cases any ongoing care and assistance, expenses and costs you may be forced to incur in the future, including loss of potential earnings if you are unable to work.

Like any aspect of law, personal injury law can be quite complex and complicated. There are set procedures and forms to go through so you should always consult a solicitor who specialises in personal injury claims before making any compensation claim. Never attempt to take action yourself without professional legal advice and assistance.

A personal injury solicitor will make the process as straightforward and as painless as possible. Many will offer a free initial consultation and will be able to tell you if you have a justifiable claim and most will take your case on a no-win no-fee basis. Points you should clarify right at the start include:

We work with different personal injury solicitors who are experts in making successful accident claims so if you would like to find out more, call us free on 0800 027 47 63 or complete the form on your left for advice on how to go about making a claim or how to set things in motion.