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Millions of people every year in Britain are injured as the result of a road traffic accident and it isn’t just the people in the cars that end up hurt either. Pedestrians end up coming off badly often, as do people that use the roads to get around on their push bikes. Although British roads are really safe in comparison with even other European countries, there are still incidents that occur whereby a person ends up getting hurt. If a person is hurt in a road traffic incident then they are within their rites to make a personal injury claim.
It is essential that post-accident the particulars of any witnesses are taken. This can prove difficult if you are being ambulanced somewhere but hopefully there will be people on hand or police, who can do this on your behalf. This invaluable evidence is going to form not just the backbone but the entire thorax of your claim, and quite possibly the viscera. Having eyewitness accounts makes it extremely difficult for insurance companies’ defence lawyers to argue against compensation.
As robust as the average human is, there are not many bodies that can take part in a car crash without some sort of injury being resultant. But there is that little thing called shock, acting in its defence mechanism way to make sure that all pain is cancelled out. This is why people with less sever injuries such as whiplash often fail to even go to see a doctor and get it sorted. Realise that you are not a medical practitioner and therefore are incapable of telling whether or not you have been injured. Go and get checked up because if you have then you are going to need the medical notes that will be made in order to be able to validate your claim.
Once the hospital and all of that has been dealt with and as soon as you get the opportunity you need to sit down and you need to get a piece of paper and you need to write down the details of the road traffic incident. The sooner that this is done the better, as your recollection will be as accurate as possible. In this report you need to be listing all of the personal belongings that were damaged as a result of the accident, as this will allow for them to be considered in relation to the amount of compensation that you receive.
If you have been injured as the result of being in the car of a person that caused an accident then you are still in a position whereby a claim can be made. Many rather naively assume that a claim cannot be made if they are familiar in any way with the person that caused the accident, but the fact is that if you are not the person that actually caused the crash then you can indeed make a claim and it is something that should be done. When arranging legal representation it is important to note that reputable representation is always on a no-win-no-fee basis. Some like to source a solicitor themselves whereas others like to leave the whole process in the hands of a compensation management company – the choice is yours.
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