If you had an accident that wasn't your fault, been injured, suffered financially and not sure whether you can make an accident claim, or how to go about it? Accident compensation UK entitles you to make a claim for compensation from the person or company who caused your accident. You have up to three years from the date of the accident (or the date you became aware of your injury or illness) in which to start your claim. You can claim compensation for the actual pain and suffering the accident has caused you, as well as any costs or losses that may have resulted from the accident.
These may include loss of income, phone calls, prescription costs, damage to possessions and treatment. You are also entitled to a compensation claim for the affect that the accident has had on your life and normal daily activities. Compensations payouts are available for loss of earnings, prescription charges and medical fees, damage to property, insurance excess, vehicle damage, adapted transport, car hire, traveling expenses, costs of assistance for household chores, cost of care and assistance, adapted accommodation, therapies and also out of pocket expenses.
The circumstances that may give rise to an accident compensation UK include, accidents in public places. If you are injured as a result of a defect in a public place then you may be able to claim compensation. Injuries occurred at other peoples homes. Most home occupiers have home insurance which covers injuries, including injuries caused by their pets. Road Accidents, if you have been involved in an accident as a driver, a passenger or passer-by you may be able to claim compensation. Accidents at work; there are strict laws regarding employment including the safety of your work place, safe systems of work and machinery which may be dangerous.
It is worth mentioning that not all lawyers or claims management companies operate in this same way. There are many variations on the basic agreement and you should ensure that no only is it 'no win no fee' but also 'win or lose no charge' with 100% compensation being paid at the end of the case. You will not have to pay for any insurance or expenses as the case proceeds and will not have to take out any loans to finance the claim. Put quite simply it's a completely risk free way of ensuring that you receive fair and adequate damages as a result of injury caused by the negligence of another person.
However, it is difficult to be certain whether an accident compensation UK is possible unless you know the ins and outs of the law, especially when accidents happen at work. It is always best to get specialist advice, which is why we recommend you talk to a solicitor at a free consultation. Accident compensation UK solicitors will deal with claims using the no win no fee scheme and pay damages in full without any deductions. The no win no fee scheme is completely risk free and you will not be asked to pay anything at all as the case proceeds. Any expenses that are incurred in dealing with the case will be fully financed by your solicitor.