Occasionally human beings suffer from life threatening serious injuries after an accident which either lead to death, loss of limb (amputation), fractures, broken bones, fatalities, body burns, contracted diseases, or leave a long lasting impact upon a person’s life and their family.
A person and their dependants can be mentally and psychologically affected by severe lifestyle changing injuries which alters the future of an individual and their families.
Long time injuries can stem from situations such as:-
- Repeated medical or hospital visits
- Undergoing lengthy medical treatment
- Lengthy absences from work
- Amputations and Loss of Limb(s)
- Fractures or broken bones (single or open breaks – compound or comminute)
- Damage to an organ
- Long term diseases contracted
- Body burns – first, second, third or fourth degree could lead to significant life changing injuries
- Fatalities can result immediately or from prolonged diseases or accidents
Such long term injuries due to accidents or negligence from third parties, such as employers and drivers (s), must be held accountable for their negligent actions, failing in their duty of care, and should recompense injured parties. Victims naturally need to feel that they will be fully treated for their medical ailments which will return them to their original state or make life physically and mentally at ease for them.
Furthermore, after consultation with appropriate legal representatives, claim specialists or insurance companies a suitable personal injury claim will aim to recover the financial losses occurred to stop further suffering for the victims and their dependants.
Victims losses can include :-
- Cost of medical treatment or Carers support employed
- Loss of earnings
- Travel expenses
- Long Term impact of future handicap in obtaining employment and restricted career options
- Physical impact of adapting your home to deal with ling term illnesses and associated support structure
- Help in dealing with psychological effects of severe injuries
- Cost of rehabilitation
- Impact of Limb Loss or fractures on an individual’s life
- Impact upon social life, play and hobbies
- Physical body changes occur from accidents such as burns
Consequently, victims must fully document the complete aspects of the accident. such as date, times, location, people involved, witnesses, medical treatment received, carers support, absences from work, expenses occurred, insurance policies undertaken and so on. The details need to be meticulous for prospective compensation claims and Solicitors will expect to record as much information as possible before providing suitable advice and guidance.
Potential compensation amounts expected can vary and depends upon the circumstances of the accident, and the medium-long term of the incident and any permanent damage which has occurred to the victim and their dependants.
Life altering injuries either for the victim or their dependants if fatal, can be extremely traumatic and distressful and needs to be handled sensitively, professionally and appropriately. Involving suitable medical experts to treat injuries, insurance companies, claims specialists and legal representatives to deal with all the aftermath is very important so that the future can be mitigated in the best manner for the victim and their family.
What Does A Typical Compensation Claim Amount Cover ?
The typical amount of a claim can vary from client to client and depends upon the exact circumstances of the accident, identifying correctly the specifics of the liability and negligence, nature and type of incidents, whether short, medium or long term; whether injury is temporary or permanent, serious or not.
Irrespective of the compensation amount finally received, on a no win no fee agreement, the entire sum will belong to the client. A Solicitor will negotiate a personal injury claim and compile enough data so that the compensation calculator can work out a realistic amount for the client, and will need to take into consideration :
- Loss of earnings and livelihood
- Extra costs such as travel, medical treatment, hospitals or funeral
- Carers costs
- Dependants claims if they were fully or partially dependent or if the victim were affected by life threatening injuries
Are You Entitled To Make A Compensation Claim ?
A client does not need to worry about knowing specifics about making claims and what the compensation calculator amount works out to be. Even if a person is unsure then it does not matter, because we at Green Claims regularly help people walk-through the entire compensation claims process and our team of experts can provide suitable legal advice and guidance.
As we are specialists in compensation claims, part of our service is to help people understand if you can make proceed further or not. In order to do this, we discuss everything with you about your incident. We will need to verify, clarify and ask you some questions about your accident such as:
- When did the accident happen
- Who was involved in the accident
- Who was to blame for the accident
Irrespective of your circumstances, if you have been in an accident and it wasn’t your fault, we can help. Contact Us By Email or Telephone for free, impartial advice.
Even if you are not ready to make a compensation claim but need some advice, you can contact us now.
You can get free, impartial advice now.
How Can Green Claims Help You Now ?
Our team of specialists and legal experts can you guide you through the personal injury claims process.
We give free, impartial advice about making a compensation claim and details of any no win no fee agreements – this means you are under pressure to start a personal injury claim for your accident with us when you contact us.
But if you do choose to go ahead, we will guide you through the first steps of your compensation claim, work out a potential payment amount based on our compensation calculator and put you forward to one of our experienced claims specialists.
We, as a Compensation Claims Specialists can provide you with the best service possible.
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Dr Ghulam S Ashraf is a Content Writer for www.greenclaims.co.uk