Firstly a ‘personal injury’ is an injury or illness which was caused due to somebody else’s fault or negligence. If you’ve been injured as a result of a non fault accident and the negligence of another person which has resulted in your suffering from an injury then you could be entitled to making a claim for personal injury
When you make a claim for Personal injury, you will be making a claim from the negligent parties insurers. This will include any compensation that you are entitled to for injury as well as claiming for any other losses such as time off work, costs related to injury recovery such as medication or items that may have been broken as a result of the accident.
When making a claim there are a few things that are important to establish if you can make a claim. This includes the following
The above list provides you with the basic details required to make a claim for personal injury
If you believe that the accident happened as a result of someone else then the best way to find out is normally by speaking to a solicitor. The solicitor would ask you a series of questions that will help establish if the accident was the fault of the other party. Even if you are unsure, you do not need to hesitate to make a claim as the solicitors can find out if you are entitled to making a claim
There is usually a time limit of three years to make a personal injury claim. This starts either from the date the accident happened, or from when your first found out that an injury was caused .It is always advisable to make a claim as soon as possible to avoid delays
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You can make a claim for compensation even if the responsible party cannot be identified, these are normally claimed through the MIB or CICA.
Starting your claim is very simple. Once you post an enquiry with us , we will contact you and ensure that you have good prospects to make a claim and then we will recommend you a solicitor who you can then contact or we can connect you to them for you to speak to them directly
Due to the changes in the law, we are unable to pass any of your details to the solicitors so unfortunately you will have to explain everything to them directly and give them all the details in relation to the accident and how it happened
No one can tell you precisely how much compensation you will receive but the following are all factors which are considered in calculating the compensation, You may want to check out a rough guide on this website under the Compensation calculator.
If you have had an accident then contact our friendly team today on 0203 813 9654 or simply fill out our contact form and we will call you back as soon as possible