Claiming Compensation for Personal Injury

lawIn the UK alone, there are over 3 million people who are involved in accidents every single year. These accidents can be at work, outdoors, at home or even in their cars. In many of these cases, it is not the victim of the accidents fault, but rather something or someone else. If this is the case then these accident victims are often liable for compensation.

Dealing with personal injury law for a normal person is almost impossible, even though it is relatively straightforward. This is why you want to employ the services of a personal injury solicitor Birmingham to help you make your claim. Many give free consultations and can help you decide whether you have a claim that is likely for you to receive compensation.

There are many ways of finding a solicitor, either through the Internet searching for your local area, or by visiting a website such as The Law Society. If you are part of a trade union, or your insurance covers legal expenses then you want to dig this out seeking pass the policy on to a solicitor you work with.

What Information Does Your Solicitor Need?

  • It is important that you give your solicitor as much information as possible about your case. Following is a short checklist of what you will need to provide;
  • The date and time of the accident.
  • How it happened and where it happened.
  • If there are any witnesses, and their contact details.
  • Details of any treatment or diagnosis of your injuries.
  • Insurance documents, and or details of memberships of trade unions.
  • Details of any loss of earnings
  • Details of any financial costs that have been incurred due to injury.