Have you had an accident in France?


There may have been a number of situations where you have been faced with an accident that may not have been your fault. Injuries caused due to these accidents may entitle you to receive accident compensation through making accident claims. Irrespective of where you reside, there will be a number of firms available that will be willing to give you advice regarding making an accident claim. If you have had an accident in France, there is a chance it may have taken place due to someone else's negligence. Negligence can be defined as a certain type of conduct that is culpable because it does not reach the standard of what a 'reasonable person' would have done for the protection of another individual from harm.

Personal injury is a legal term for when an injury has been caused to an individual due to another's negligence. This injury will have had to be caused to the body, mind or emotions of the individual as opposed to his property. Accidents may occur in a number of situations, the most common ones being road-traffic accidents, whiplash injury or slipping or tripping - often at work. If you have had an accident in France and are looking to make a compensation claim, you should gather all the evidence you can regarding your sustained injuries. You may also want to take photographic evidence to make your claim easier. The compensation will be rewarded in accordance to your injury, which includes physical and psychological injuries. Financial loss may also be compensated for. However, it is important to note that if you have had an accident in France your claim can only be successful if someone can be blamed legally for it.

Compensation for accidents in France is generally based upon the theory of tort and in most cases the defendants have liability insurance. Due to this it is usually a major insurance company doing business in France that is the real defendant party.

If you would like to obtain legal advice on accidents in France then Caven can put you in touch with a local personal injury / accident law solicitor free of charge. So if you have any questions or would like our help in finding local personal injury / accident law solicitors please call us on 08001 221 2299 or complete the web-form above.

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