Understanding compensation

What exactly is “compensation”?

Compensation is money paid out to someone who has been involved in an accident that was not his or her fault. It’s a monetary settlement that covers all of your medical expenses and the consequences of your accident on your life now and into the future.

Not just anybody who has been in an accident may receive compensation for their injuries. To be eligible for compensation or even to file a claim, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • In the past three years, you’ve been in an accident.
  • Experienced an accident or injury caused by someone else
  • Have been disabled by an accident.

We understand the importance of compensation to individuals who have suffered genuine injuries caused by someone else’s carelessness or irresponsibility.

Claiming compensation may not reverse what you’ve been through, but it can help you return to normalcy, obtain the apology you deserve, and assist with your financial strain.

If you’ve been hurt as a result of someone else, we can assist you in beginning the legal process to obtain compensation.

Is it possible to claim compensation?

Many consumers contact us unsure whether they can make a compensation claim for their accident. This is completely normal – claiming compensation may appear difficult and it’s not always clear who’s to blame for your injury.

Calculating compensation

Your solicitor determines your payout depending on your circumstances and the significance of the damage it has caused in your life. As a result, the amount you receive from your claim is specific to you since there’s no standard price for an injury or accident.

Because of this, we are unable to provide you with a specific amount before commencing a claim with us. However, you may rest confident that your solicitor will do everything possible to get you the full compensation due.

These are some of the factors that your lawyer will consider while negotiating your settlement:

  • How serious your injury is and how long it will take you to heal
  • Whether or not your injury will have a long-term impact on your life is uncertain.
  • The number of days you’ve had to take off from work as a result of your accident
  • Even if you received it from a family member, any treatment you’ve received is valid.
  • any changes to your house, automobile, or lifestyle
  • Any medical expenditures, including physiotherapy, prescription costs, and even travel expenses

Calculating your compensation

Although we can’t provide you with a precise amount, our compensation calculator may help you get a general idea.

It’s completely free to use, and you don’t have to claim if you utilize it. It’s a tool that allows you to think about your alternatives and understand what factors your lawyer took into account while building your case.

What is the procedure for claiming compensation?

When we start something new, we all want to know what we’re getting into. It’s no different than claiming compensation.

Because each claim is unique, we can’t possibly anticipate everything that may go into your situation. We’ll discuss your circumstances and let you know if we think you have a case.

If you’re ready, we’ll refer you to a competent, specialized solicitor who will act as your point of contact throughout your claim. They’ll file your claim, negotiate on your behalf, and keep you informed during the procedure.

You’ll be expected to go for a free medical evaluation while making a claim, and you’ll have to submit any evidence you may have.

If your case is successful, you’ll get your compensation; if it’s unsuccessful, we’ll defend you with our no-win-no-fee agreement.

What are the many sorts of compensation?

If you’re not sure whether or not it’s the right thing to do, we’re here to assist you in making it right – no matter what sort of accident you’ve been involved in.

Although certain types of compensation claims are more frequent than others, we can assist you with any accident that occurred in the previous three years and was not your fault.

Small claims personal injury and whiplash laws have changed.

On May 31st, 2021, the legal requirements for bringing a minor personal injury claim following a road traffic accident changed. The government implemented a whiplash claim fee to link compensation awards to the length of time the injury persisted. They’re meant to cut down on the number and expense of fraudulent or exaggerated claims while also lowering automobile insurance premiums for drivers. The new payouts for soft tissue and whiplash injuries are lower than before, with severity set by injury type.

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