personal injury claim

Important Details You Need to Know Before Making a Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury cases are one of the most common ones across the UK. Everything related to road traffic accidents, negligence in the medical sector, or even animal attacks is covered in a personal injury claim.

So when you have an accident, it is beneficial to know which claim covers your injuries and losses, so that you can make better and calculated decisions.

In this article, we will be looking at personal injury claims and everything you need to know about them before making a claim.

Common Personal Injury Claims

The are numerous accident cases that qualify for personal injury claims, here are some of the most common ones,

Road Traffic Accident

If you’ve been in a traffic accident and got injured from it then you are eligible to claim compensation if you were not at fault.

Medical Negligence

If your general practitioner poorly treated you and because of that your health got in trouble then you can file claims against the GP.

Product Liability

Your safety is important and if you are subjected to an accident in public then you are eligible to claim.

Workplace Accidents

Everyone has a right to feel safe and comfortable at their workplace. But it is very common because of the negligence of employers, many employees get severely injured and have to take a break from everything. Under the workplace accident claim, those employees can claim for injuries.

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Your safety in public areas including supermarkets, parks, and especially workplaces is of extreme importance. If due to the negligence of the organisers, you sustain an injury let’s say by slipping, tripping, or falling then you are allowed to claim compensation for personal injury.

Other Important Personal Injury Claims

There are plenty more personal injuries that can claim for including, Asbestos-Related Claims, Sports Injuries, Accidents Abroad, Assault and Battery, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Public Liability, Animal Attacks, Occupiers’ Liability, Nursing Home Abuse, etc.

For more information about the types of personal injury, you can contact Legal Assist.

Eligibility for a Personal Injury Claim

Before making a claim, first, you have to be eligible for a personal injury claim. Some important eligibility criteria are highlighted below,

  • You had a traffic accident on the road.
  • You got physically and psychologically hurt because of that.
  • Your vehicle was badly damaged.
  • And you had to pay for the repairs, transport, and your hospital bills.

What you Need to Making a Personal Injury Claim

The best option is to hire a personal injury claim legal expert who has experience in this area and can guide you throughout the process.

Before making a claim, the legal expert would require important details regarding your accident. This helps the legal team understand your case and make informed decisions in the future.

Important details required from you include,

  • The date, time, and location of the accident
  • Information about you and your car
  • Information about the driver at fault and their vehicle 
  • Detailed description of the traffic accident
  • Details of your injuries
  • Details of the damage to your vehicle 
  • Details of your financial and psychological loss

How Legal Assist can help you claim your Personal Injury

There will be a few more questions asked of you before proceeding with the claim. All these answers help in making your case stronger.

After collecting the data, the hired legal expert will begin the claim and give you a timeline of when you can expect to be compensated.

If you have been involved in a personal injury accident, you can contact Legal Assist as we work on a no win no fee basis so you won’t have to pay a penny and we’ll help you get compensated for your loss.

Call Legal Assist today and start your claim.

No win No fee

Our panel solicitors can handle your case on a no win, no fee basis which means there’s nothing to pay upfront and nothing to pay if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, our panel solicitors take between 25%- 50% from your awarded compensation. This varies amongst our panel members and will be dependent on the law firm we recommend you to as well as your claim type.

Full terms & conditions will be included in your solicitor’s agreement so please read this carefully and speak to them if you are unsure of anything before signing. For more information, please visit our No win No fee page.

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Clinical, Medical & Dental Negligence

If you had an elective surgery such as a total hip, knee or shoulder replacement, a complex trauma surgery or even a simple procedure which has gone terribly wrong, or perhaps you were misdiagnosed or your conditions worsened significantly after medical intervention, there may be grounds to make a claim for any malpractice which has caused injury, adverse effects, suffering or loss. This also includes child birth too. Negligence and breach cases come in many forms which can be genuine but costly mistakes, poor medical standards, or a serious breach of duty which can impact a patient’s health, safety, appearance, and wellbeing. Legal Assist has a dedicated panel of medical negligence solicitors which are specialists in complicated negligence matters. They have helped claimants all over the UK claim the compensation they deserve against the public and private health sectors. You can start a medical negligence claim within 3 years of finding out about the negligence or breach, or if you were a child at the time of the treatment, you have 3 years from the date of your 18th Birthday to make a claim.

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