Settling A Personal Injury Claim: An Overview

Posted on Apr 22 2014 - 9:40am by Alief Simon


Facing injuries and financial losses due to an accident caused for negligence of others? Contact with a personal injury solicitors today and recover all the money you deserve for your injuries by making a compensation claim. You will get skilled representation to get back every penny you are entitled to get. Other’s negligence which led you to the injury should never be ignored. It is breaching of duties and responsibilities towards other people, which is results as injuries, losses, damages and some time death. Personal injury solicitors do their utmost to settle these claims without any delay. Information of such claims and procedures you need to follow to securely get a claim, are described hereunder:

# 1: Types of Claims that are settled by the Personal injury solicitors

All kind of claims involving major and minor injuries are settled down by these Personal injury solicitors. Dependants, who have been also involved in fatal accident, can get help in making compensation claim, from the solicitors. You will get a “no win no f”ee service from them. That means if you lose your case in spite of having a good reason to win, you will not have to pay the fee of the Personal injury solicitor. Compensations claimed for the incident or accident happened due to negligence of any employer in providing healthy working atmosphere to its workers, or providing improper safety equipments to the employees while working with faulty or dangerous machinery, are also settled down by these agencies. It’s quite natural to develop an illness after coming into direct contact with harmful substances in factories or workshops, you will be able to make personal injury claim too for compensation. Common forms of claims get settled down by these no win no fee solicitors are:

  • Road accidents
  • Slips and trips
  • Industrial accidents
  • Industrial diseases
  • Criminal injuries
  • Professional negligence
  • Medical negligence
  • Falls from height
  • Sports injuries
  • Transport accidents etc.

#2:  When and How to make a claim 

Personal injury solicitors will give you high quality advice and assistance in order to make compensation claim in proper way and will fight on behalf of you to recover the money you deserve for the injuries you have faced. You will have to follow the undernoted simple steps to get your claim without any hassle:

  • You should make your claim as soon as possible you feel able to do so, because unless the details of the accident remain fresh in your memory, you will not be able to elaborate the circumstances perfectly.
  • Report the accident to any appropriate authority like local council, police, your employer. Try to make a note in accident book in order to support your claim.
  • Take names, addresses and contact numbers of the witnesses to the accident, if possible.
  • Secure your claims by taking photographs of any defect or hazard which is responsible for your injury.
  • Manage all the documentation related to financial losses you faced due to the accident, because if you win the claim, financial losses caused by the accident will be recovered from the person or employer found guilty. Claims for financial losses include vehicle repair, lost wages, medical bill, any kind of renovation etc.
  • Prove your personal injuries by obtaining a medical record provided by the doctor who has treated your injuries.

Once you appoint professional personal injury solicitors Personal injury solicitors Blackburn, they will help you collect your evidence, calculate the actual compensation that you deserve and transfer it to the third party insurers.

Remember to check past clients testimonials of the agency in order to get a hassle free experience. Always try to manage all the helpful contacts that will help you to prove the accident caused and injury faced by you is not your fault.

Get the best of your injury claim under the expertise of a professional.

About the Author

Alief Simon is a well known author and business litigation lawyer, whose practice includes commercial disputes, employment law, libel and slander, construction litigation and estate litigation. He practices in England and Wales as legal advisor or professional representative.