Nottingham Personal Injury Compensation Claims

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By Cai Bradley

on Thursday 13 December 2018


It’s common knowledge that personal injury affects many people in the UK each year, whether it’s in a road traffic collision, an injury in the workplace, or in a public place.

Here are some quick facts and figures regarding personal injury claims in Nottingham:

  • 1,390 non-fatal injuries occurred in Nottingham between 2013-16
  • Injuries at work led to 8 fatalities during 2013-16 in Nottingham
  • 13,000 road traffic collisions were reported in Nottingham between 2012-15
  • Lung-related illness (including mesothelioma) accounted for 537 deaths in the workplace between 1981 and 2015

Personal Injury Solicitors in Nottingham

If you have been injured or become ill as a result of workplace negligence, being exposed to harmful chemicals, or a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you could claim personal injury compensation today.

Our personal injury solicitors covering Nottingham are available to guide you through the claims process and are always willing to provide you with free information over the telephone.

To know if you have a personal injury claim, the following usually applies:

  • You were owed a duty of care

  • The duty of care was not provided sufficiently

  • You were injured as a result of the third-party’s carelessness towards your safety

To begin your claim today, just give our No Win No Fee personal injury solicitors a call and provide the details of your case.

What Financial Losses can you Claim Back?

It’s not only ‘pain and suffering’ that you are compensated for with personal injury claims, but also a variety of expenses and costs.

In order to ensure that you receive the maximum pay-out, you should provide your solicitor with a list of all costs that you have incurred as a result of the injury, including any of the following:

  • Cost of travel to and from medical treatment appointments – whether it’s daily bus fares, petrol etc.

  • Parking charges at the hospital or GP

  • Unused memberships (gyms or exercise classes) which you cannot use due to the injury but are still required to pay for

  • Time spent by loved ones caring for you – from the food shopping to helping you get dressed

  • Any required mobility aids or home modifications

If you have experienced any of the costs or inconveniences above, make a list for your solicitor. You will need to be able to provide evidence to prove all your expenses, so always be sure to keep any receipts or records to help with this.

At Accident Line Direct, our No Win No Fee personal injury lawyers can help with gathering evidence.

Personal Injury Claims - Tips and Advice

As mentioned, keeping evidence of any costs and expenses following the injury is essential for getting additional compensation, but you should also gather evidence at the time of the injury.

If you have fallen in work – take photos of the surroundings or anything that may have contributed to your fall, even your injuries. If you have been hit by a car – take pictures of the scene and damage to your vehicle. As long as circumstances allow, take as many photographs and gather as much evidence as you can.

Following the injury, you must be medically assessed in order to receive a copy of your medical report, which can confirm your injuries to be genuine.

Without a professional medical report, you may struggle to win a claim as it can be difficult to know whether you are actually injured or not.

Make a Personal Injury Claim in Nottingham Today

Personal injury claims generally have a time limit of three years, so be sure to contact us as soon as possible. However, we may still be able to help with your claim if it falls outside the three-year time limit, so don’t hesitate to get in touch either way.

Our No Win No Fee personal injury solicitors representing Nottingham residents are available to call on a daily basis, but you can also complete our short contact form and we will be in touch at a time that’s more convenient for you. 

0808 1454275

Accident Line Direct can help you begin your potential claim, get in touch today!

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