At times when people are vulnerable, after they have suffered a personal injury, they don’t want matters to get worse by making simple mistakes while completing their personal injury accident claim documentation.
Where you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident compensation claims must be completed effectively and efficiently so that your claim can be agreed and the proper finances awarded in the circumstances.
Internet search options and answers have made people feel that they are almost as expert as doctors when checking symptoms to make a diagnosis for themselves or a family member, but if you’re suffering from a heart attack, have you the time to go online and check before you call an ambulance?
The same level of expertise is required by personal injury claims specialists to know and understand if you have a legitimate claim and the best ways to reach a quick and skilful settlement.
The law is very clear in defining what personal injuries are. They can occur on the road, at work, as an unfortunate result of negligence from the medical profession or even from your use of faulty goods bought from a shop.
A personal injury is just as applicable at home as it is at work or whoever is to blame. The injury doesn’t just have to be physical; it could be psychological.
It’s the not knowing or understanding what a personal injury is and how the processes work successfully that causes a number of people to fail in the application process.
For your claim to be processed properly, you would need to report any personal injury which was a result of criminal activity. A full police report will be required.
You will probably claim compensation by using the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, but there is a time limit between receiving the injury and making a claim. If you wait too long or don’t have a crime number, your claim may fail.
When a road accident has caused you some personal injury, you must try to report the full set of information to your local police station within 24 hours of the event.
Potential witnesses to your incident will prove to be extremely useful when you pass detailed information on to your insurer.
Claims for any personal injuries from work-related incidents are difficult areas for conflict, especially if you wish to carry on working with the same people once your claim has completed (even though you shouldn’t lose your job because of any claim).
When a company is dealing with a claim specialist rather than direct with the employee, most of the conflict can be avoided.
Failing to understand the rules when you need to make road traffic accident compensation claims, or any other personal injury claims, may make you lose your award because of a technical mistake.
We’re here to help give you advice and to make sure that no one involved in the claims process will be tripped up by not understanding the rules – you simply have to get in touch.