Accident Claims Inverness
What Is An Accident Claim in Inverness?
Our dedicated team of accident claims solicitors in Inverness are here to help you get the best accident compensation payment you can following your accident or injury. We have years of experience helping people just like you, meaning that we are able to make the whole process as stress free as possible whilst making sure that your accident claim properly reflects the injuries you have suffered.
Common Accidents In Inverness
We understand that your accident is likely to have been extremely stressful, in addition to the physical pain you may still be in. If you need to take time off work to allow you to heal, you may even be in financial hardship as well as the physical difficulties you are experiencing. At Free Legal Justice, our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors want to help.
We want to take the stress out of this situation, and to allow you to seek justice for your accident without having to worry about the cost. Our personal injury claims solicitors are experts at getting you the compensation you deserve, all on a no win no fee basis.
If you are thinking of making an accident claim, our accident claims team are here to help, 24 hours per day. Call us or claim online to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.
Personal Injury Specialists Can Help With Your Accident in Inverness Claim
Our specialist personal injury solicitors are here to help take the stress out of your accident compensation claim. Our dedicated team of specialist claims advisors are here 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, to ensure that you have all the access to expert legal advice, when you need it. You can call us direct, or fill in our online claims form and we will arrange a call back at a time that is convenient to you.
Our dedicated team of personal injury solicitors are also trained to take the time to really listen to you, making sure that we understand the details of what has happened to you. This includes the circumstances surrounding your accident, including who you believe was at fault, just how severe your injuries are and the ways in which these have impacted your normal life. This allows us to give you the personalised service we believe you deserve.
Working with our expert team of personal injury specialists means that we will be able to take over the vast majority of the admin and paperwork. We know that the time following an accident or injury can be stressful, so we complete almost all of the forms for you.
Making an accident compensation claim doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful, and with our help, it won’t be.
Typical Compensation Amounts For Accidents In Inverness
Everyone who is considering making an accident compensation claim wants to know how much compensation they can expect to receive as a result of what has happened to them. Our dedicated team of experienced personal injury claims solicitors will give you the best possible estimates as to how much you can expect to receive, based on the information you give us.
The first aspect of our compensation is there to recognise and acknowledge the pain and suffering you have experienced as a result of your accident. This is set nationally by the Judicial College and is governed by a set of guideline amounts that each type of injury is likely to receive in compensation. These amounts are usually ranges, and the ranges can be quite broad, to allow for the high degree of individual variation in your specific injuries. Our experienced team of accident claims specialists are able to give you a much more accurate view of how much you are likely to receive for this part of your compensation claim.
The second part of your accident compensation claim is the more variable part. This is designed to make sure that you are not left financially worse off as a result of your accident. Ideally, this should mean that you are left in the same position as you would have been if your accident had not happened. This includes compensating you for the loss of earnings if you are unable to work for a period while you recover, and even for the loss of potential future earnings if your injuries mean that you are unable to return to your former line of work. Additionally, you can claim for any expenses you might have incurred as a result of what happened to you, including any additional transportation costs, care you may have had to pay for and rehabilitation help that you have needed to access privately, such as physiotherapy. In the case of very serious injuries, you may also be able to claim for modifications to your home and vehicle to allow you get your life back as close as possible to where it was before.
In many cases, the second part of your accident compensation claim can be substantially larger than the first part. Working with our expert team of accident claims specialists means that you can be sure that you are claiming everything you are entitled to. If you would like to discuss the amount of compensation you might receive as a result of your accident, or if you are ready to begin your accident compensation claim, call us or claim online now.
Accident Compensation Claims in Inverness - How Long Do They Take To Resolve?
Every accident compensation claim is different, and some will take longer to settle than others. We understand that our clients want the claims process to be over as quickly as possible, to get them the financial support they need and also to allow them to move on without worrying about their pending accident compensation claim.
Some cases can be resolved in a matter of just a few weeks or months. These tend to be the easier claims to process, where the other party does not try to claim that the accident wasn’t their fault and where they are keen to agree the compensation amount as quickly as possible. Less severe injuries also tend to be quicker to resolve, as the amounts of money involved are smaller and the other party is less likely to want to put in the additional effort to argue about how much you deserve.
If your personal injury compensation claim is complicated, it can take far longer to be completed. Complicated cases are often those in which it is not obvious who was to blame for your accident, or where multiple different parties share the responsibility. Claims are also usually more complicated if the injuries are very serious, as there may be significant medical evidence to be read and understood before it is possible to agree on a compensation amount.
Is No Win No Fee Available For An Accident Compensation Claim in Inverness?
Because we know that the period following an accident can be financially very difficult, we offer our services on a no win no fee basis to almost all of our clients. This means that you won’t need to find the money to pay for legal fees to start your accident compensation claim.
With a no win no fee agreement, we are able to work on your behalf, without you having to make any payments to begin. We will only receive our payment once you get the compensation you deserve. If we are unable to secure this for you, you won’t owe anything. Importantly, our fees are set at a percentage of your compensation payment, meaning that you can rest assured that you will always receive the vast majority of the money awarded.
Under some circumstances, we are not able to offer our services on a no win no fee basis. If this is the case for your accident, we will make sure that you know as soon as possible and we will suggest alternative funding options.
If you are thinking of making an accident compensation claim, don’t delay. Call now or claim online today.
Will I Have To Pay For My Accident in Inverness If I Lose?
The important thing about making a no win no fee compensation claim for your accident is that it must never put you more at risk. We will never ask you for any money if we are unable to win you the compensation you deserve. This guarantee ensures that you are able to seek justice for your accident or injury without worrying about how you will pay for it if we lose. You will never be left out of pocket as a result of trying to get the compensation you are entitled to.
How Long Can I Delay Making An Accident Compensation Claim in Inverness?
Making an accident compensation claim is something that the courts expect you to do promptly. In most cases, this should be within two years of the date at which you were injured, although this can very occasionally be extended if you were not able to realise that you had been injured at the time at which it happened. We recommend that you do not wait long before beginning your compensation claim, as this does reduce the time available for negotiations. If you are in any doubt at all, contact our personal injury solicitors today to discuss your case.
In a few instances, you might want to consider waiting before making your accident compensation claim. This allows you to be sure of the full extent of your injuries before you begin your claim and gives you a better idea of how long it is going to take you to heal. It is still vital that you talk with our personal injury specialists as soon as possible, however, as we will still be able to give you the expert legal advice you need to give you the best chance of getting the full compensation you deserve.
The Process Of Making An Accident Compensation Claim in Inverness
Making an accident personal injury compensation claim follows a simple procedure.
The first thing to do before starting your accident compensation claim is to make sure that you have arranged the legal support and advice that you will need. To discuss your claim and your options, call us or claim online. Working with our team of dedicated personal injury claims solicitors gives you the best possible chance of getting the compensation payment you deserve.
As your solicitors, we are able to write to the person you want to take legal action against on your behalf. We notify them that you are making an accident compensation claim and that they are considered at fault. We ask them to accept that this is true and give them a deadline by which they need to respond.
If they refuse to accept liability, we will show them evidence to support your claim. This can include any evidence you have gathered, such as the contact details of witnesses or photographs and videos of the location in which your accident occurred, as well as evidence we collect ourselves. It is very difficult for employers to claim that they were not responsible for accidents that took place at work.
When liability has been agreed, we are then able to begin negotiations to agree the compensation amount that you will agree. The other side will often put forward a ‘lowball’ offer, which is far less than you are entitled to, in the hope that you will either accept it, or that you will reduce your expectations of the amount you are likely to accept. Our years of experience mean that we are able to identify these kinds of techniques and make sure that you don’t fall for them. Although we will offer you guidance, we will always follow your lead. We will notify you of every offer that is made (even those we think you should reject) and the final decision over whether to accept or reject any offer will always be yours.
Almost all of the personal injury compensation claims we deal with are resolved without needing to go to court. This is because most people are willing to accept liability, once they have been presented with the relevant evidence. It is also usually possible to agree on a compensation amount that seems fair to both sides. If these things are not possible, however, you may need to go to court and ask a judge to decide. In the unlikely event that you are in this position, don’t worry. We will support you throughout, and help you to get the compensation you deserve.
How To Begin Making An Accident Compensation Claim in Inverness
Making an accident claim can seem daunting. It can be hard to decide whether to go ahead with making a claim, and you may be unsure who to trust. Our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors have years of experience helping people just like you to make their accident compensation claims.
If you are considering making a compensation claim for your accident, the most important first step is to call us to get expert advice from our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors. We are available, free, 24 hours a day. If you prefer, you can claim online and we will call you back at a time that you specify at no charge. Contacting our accident claims specialists allows you to begin your compensation claim with the best possible advice and help.
During our call, we will make sure that we understand all of the details of your accident claim. It is important that we know all of the circumstances surrounding your accident (in particular who you believe was to blame), the impact that it has had on your life and the full extent of your injuries. This information allows us to give you an accurate estimate of your chances of winning your case, and the amount of compensation you can expect if we do.
What Are The Requirements For Making An Accident Compensation Claim in Inverness?
Following an accident, many people just like you are left unsure as to whether they should make an accident compensation claim. There are a few conditions that are required before you are entitled to make a compensation claim, but they are very simple and most people will be able to claim.
The first requirement is that you must have been harmed in some way as a result of your accident. You can be compensated for any injuries, physical or mental, that you sustain following your accident, but you are not able to receive compensation for a near miss, where you avoided injury. If you are struck by a falling object, for example, you are able to make a claim. If you narrowly miss being struck because you jumped out of the way, you are not entitled to compensation.
In order to make a compensation claim, you must also be able to demonstrate that there was someone else who was at fault in your accident. They do not have to have caused the accident directly, and they don’t even need to have been present. The important thing is that they had a responsibility to make sure that you were safe. In the workplace, your employer has this legal duty of care, meaning that almost all accidents at work fulfil this criteria.
You will also need to be sure that what happened to you wasn’t a freak occurrence. It doesn’t need to be something that happens regularly, but you can only claim for something that could reasonably have been foreseen, without sufficient care and attention.
Finally, you should think about whether the person responsible for your safety took any steps to look after your wellbeing. Even if they did put some measures in place, you are still able to make a compensation claim if these were not sufficient for the degree of risk or for the circumstances you found yourself in.
If you have experienced an accident that wasn’t your fault, we want to help you get the compensation you deserve. Our expert team of dedicated personal injury claims solicitors are here 24 hours a day, so call us or claim online today. We can even call you back at a time that suits, you to arrange your free, no obligation consultation.
What Can You Do In The Period Immediately After Your Accident in Inverness?
It is absolutely vital that the first thing you do following your accident is to protect yourself. Make sure that you are safe from further harm and that you have access to the medical assistance that you need as an absolute priority. Once this has been done, there are a few additional steps you may wish to take to help with your accident compensation claim.
It is essential that you are clear in your own mind about the details of the events surrounding your accident. The best way to do this is to make sure that you write down everything that you can remember. Even the smallest details might be useful, and will go a long way to making sure that you come across as a convincing witness, should that be necessary. The sooner you are able to write down this information, the more valuable it is likely to be.
It can also be worth making sure that you have a note of the names and contact details of anyone who might have witnessed your accident. If there is anyone who can support your description as to what happened, or who can back up your assertion as to who was to blame, this can be an advantage when it comes to making your compensation claim.
Photographs or videos of the place where your accident happened can also be very helpful, especially if you are able to highlight anything that made the area unsafe and made your accident more likely. Obviously, it is essential that you are careful when trying to obtain pictures and that you don’t put yourself at risk to get them.
Although these steps can provide additional supporting evidence for your accident compensation claim, they are not essential and it is perfectly possible to make a successful claim even if you have not been able to do any of them. The most important step is to make sure that you call us or claim online today. Taking this one simple step will allow you to get the expert legal advice you need from our experienced team of expert accident claims specialists.
Can Personal Injury Solicitors Help Me?
We want to take as much of the stress out of the period following your accident as we can. This is why we have our lines open 24/7. You can call us at any time or claim online and we will arrange a call back for you at a time to suit you. This means that you know that you have access to expert legal advice, whenever you need it.
Our dedicated team are also trained to take the time to really listen to you, making sure that we understand the details of what has happened to you. This includes the circumstances surrounding your accident, including who you believe was at fault, just how severe your injuries are and the ways in which these have impacted your normal life. This allows us to give you the personalised service we believe you deserve.
Our team work hard to ensure that you don’t have to deal with lots of time-consuming paperwork. When we are acting as your no win no fee claims solicitors, we are able to complete the vast majority of the paperwork ourselves on your behalf. For the few items that will require your direct signature, we can arrange home visits to help you complete the paperwork, if that would be of assistance for you.
We believe that everyone is entitled to expert legal advice to help with their accident compensation claim. Call us now to see how easy it can be.
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