Here is some Personal Injury Claims Advice.
A personal injury claim is when you have been injured through no fault of your own. In which case you are liable for compensation that can include loss of earnings amongst other thing.
How long do I have to claim??
Normally you have three years from the date of the accident to start the claims process. If it has been over 3 years since the accident occurred then unfortunately you will not be able to make a personal injury claim., If you have had an accident and athe best thing to do is get in touch with one of our expert personal injury solicitors as soon as possible.
The first thing that you have to do before anything is to determine whether you have valid grounds to make a claim. Once that has been established, although every case is different and it’s best to seek injury claims advice from a solicitor, but in general, if the answer to the following questions is yes, you should be in a position to make a claim:
- Has your quality of life changed for the worse?
- Has your ability to work been affected?
- Are you in financial difficulty as a result of your injuries?
There really are countless situations that could result in someone being able to make a personal injury claim. These are listed in our accident claims types so feel free to have a look. If you are unsure then its always best to speak to a profession because you could be entitled to compensation for a personal injury claim you never thought you could make.
How to strengthen your personal injury claim?
Once you have gathered some initial evidence and think that you might have valid grounds to make a claim, the next step is to seek personal injury claims advice from a good solicitor. A personal injury solicitor will be able to advise you on all aspects of the claims process and how much compensation they believe you could be entitled to. A good personal injury solicitor can often be the difference between winning and losing, so it is essential that you choose the right person or firm to manage your claim. To get you started, here are a few questions that you should think about asking any solicitor during that initial consultation:
- Do they specialise in a relevant area of personal injury law?
- Do they operate on a no win, no fee basis?
- How much compensation do they think you could receive?
- Do they think your claim has a good chance of being successful?
- How do their fees work?
Once you have had these consultations and received answers to the above questions you should be in a better position to make a more informed decision about who is the right person to manage your claim.