Nowadays claiming compensation for a personal injury accident has become so much easier to do. There are many companies now offering so called No Win No Fee services whereby an individual can pursue a claim with a solicitor on the understanding that no costs are involved.The whole process of claiming has now become even more straightforward and accessible. A quick search on the internet for injury claims results in numerous companies having tons of free information on what you can claim for, how much you could get and so on. You now also have the facility to claim online making the thought of actually picking up the phone to a lawyer disappear completely.This accessibility is certainly encouraging more people to claim or at least see if they have a claim without the concern of doing so that they may have had in the past. Just in the same way you can now buy cheap loan or get health cover without spending 30 minutes on the phone to an operator or worse still have a sales representative … [Read more...] about How Technology Is Making It Easier For Ordinary People To Make Personal Injury Compensation Claims
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Valuing personal injury claims depends on the accident victim's individual circumstances. An injury compensation claim comprises:-(1) GENERAL DAMAGES for the pain and suffering caused by the injury and any treatment(2) SPECIAL DAMAGES to reimburse financial losses incurred or expenses paidClaims solicitors aim to recover full compensation for their clients and can normally offer a free service.It is important to remember that to receive personal injury compensation the accident victim's opponent must be found to be either partly or fully responsible for the accident and injury. There will always be situations where no-one is at fault, when no compensation will be awarded.GENERAL DAMAGESThis depends on the type of injury suffered, how long it will take to recover and whether there will be any lasting effects.An injury compensation claim can also include damages for any "loss of amenity", ie the extent to which life has been affected by the accident. For example, when a keen golfer … [Read more...] about Personal Injury Claims – How Much is My Injury Compensation Claim Worth?
When experiencing difficulties with their compensation claims, many people often settle for less than they are owed or abandon their claims altogether. Fighting with big insurance companies to get compensation for the damages you are owed can be intimidating and draining, both emotionally and financially. And insurance companies know this. Many insurers use various tactics to frustrate, stall, and prevent the injured to get the compensation that they are rightfully owed.Don't let the insurance companies get the best of you. If you're experiencing any of the following then call on the help of injury compensation lawyers immediately.o Your injuries are severe - The more severe your injuries are, the faster you'll need to receive compensation. Unfortunately, this also often means the more resistance you'll encounter in getting the amount of compensation you're owed.o You are being pressured to settle - Being strong-armed into settling is not only unethical, but it's also illegal. Don't … [Read more...] about Is it Time For You to Call on Injury Compensation Lawyers?
Making an accident claim for compensation is a very simple process. Many people do not realise how simple it really is. There are just 3 basic steps:o The first one is you find a suitable lawyer who is willing to take on your accident claim on a no win no fee basiso Filling out the form which describes your accident and the names and addressed of any possible witnesseso Then sit and wait for your compensation award.That may sound too simple but it really is. The lawyer does everything for you and once the ball is rolling you may get contacted by you layer asking you for further information but this can be dealt with over the phone quickly and easily. The lawyer might need doctor's notes but the lawyer will be the one to sort this out. You just need to tell your Lawyer all of the facts and he will do it all for you. If doctor's notes are required you may have to find the money to pay for these. The costs for these are normally around £100 which can be found from insurances … [Read more...] about The Simple Process Of Making An Accident Claim For Compensation
Between 800 and 1200 people experience a traumatic spinal cord injury every year in the UK alone, the most at risk age group being those aged between 15 and 25. The majority of these cases result in permanent paralysis. In total, there are something like 40,000 people living with the effects of spinal cord injury in the UK, equivalent to around 1 in 1,500. Most of these people are full time wheelchair users. According to a survey carried out by the British Associaton of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists (BASCIS) in the year 2000, the most common causes of spinal cord injury are road traffic accidents, domestic accidents and incidents while playing sport. From their survey the figures for that year were:road traffic accidents 36% falls 42% sport 12% other 10% Spinal cord injuries are almost always very serious, and generally result in some level of paralysis. The location of the injury and the degree of damage are the two main factors that determine the resulting disability. A serious … [Read more...] about Spinal Injury and Spinal Injury Compensation