With the development of health and safety laws and insurance, accidents today are a different prospect to how they used to be. Accidents are unfortunate and can cause many problems for the victims and their families. Accidents today which are not your fault and have led to personal injury are capable of qualifying for compensation. People are often put off by making a claim for compensation as they are worried about the cost, but these days legal proceedings in personal injury cases are either covered by insurance or can be made on a "no win no fee" basis.
If you have been involved in an accident as a result of someone else's negligence, then provided you bring your claim within three years you should speak to a personal injury lawyer to claim for damages. Accidents can happen anywhere, whether at home, at work, in a public place, through clinical negligence or while on the road. Injuries can vary from whiplash and back-and-neck injuries to food poisoning, burns and repetitive strain injury. Accidents today can have long or short terms effects and can be physical or psychological.
The benefits of making a personal injury claim are clear cut. You can be compensated for anytime that you have had to take off work, or in more serious cases if you have lost your job because of your injuries. You can also reclaim medical expenses, compensation for pain and suffering and other miscellaneous expenses.
If you would like to obtain legal advice on Personal Injury then Caven can put you in touch with a local specialist personal injury solicitor free of charge. So if you have any questions or would like our help in finding local personal injury solicitors please call us at 08001 221 2299 or complete the web-form above.
- Last Updated on 02/03/2010