Personal Injury Claims – The Evolution

How To Start A Personal Injury Claim in a car accident you will want a personal injury lawyer who specialises in car accident claims and not a solicitor who is jack of all trades. You wouldn’t want builder to carry out your plumbing repairs would you? Also a lot of good claims management companies insist their panel members work on a no win no fee 100% compensation basis making it a safe deal for claimants.
Car accident claims and road traffic accidents
By far one of the most popular type of personal injury claim today comes as a result of a road traffic incident. Here one party causes (also referred to as the third-party) the accident and one party or more suffers as a result. If the causation of the accident isn’t disputed by the third-party or their insurance company, the insurance company of the third party will then start to negotiates with the claimants personal injury lawyers to come to a settlement. The claimants solicitors will normally gather medical evidence to prove and assess the extent of the injury together with an assessment of damages. this will give them an indication of how much the compensation should be. At this point normally the third-party will start to make an offer or offers to settle the claim which in return will be communicated to the claimant by the solicitor. At this point the claimant can accept or reject the offer or make a counter offer. If a counter offer is made the insurance company can accept if they believe it to be reasonable or reject. If the offer or counter offer is rejected by the claimant or third-party insurers the claim can be bought to a court. If however the offer or counter of is accepted the compensation will be issued to the claimant for the personal injury claim please be advised once the offer has been accepted the claimant will not be able to pursue any further damages in respect of this personal injury claim.
Accident at work or employers liability claims
An employers liability claim or better known as accident at work claims arise when an employer neglect his duty to make sure the employee has a safe working environment which results in the employee suffering from a personal injury. In the event of such a incident the employee should ensure he follows all protocols laid down in his/her employment contract and make sure the company records the incident in the accident log/book. Insurance Claim Adjuster Secret Tactics If there are any witnesses to the incident make sure you take down as many details as possible also make a note of as many details surrounding the accident at your earliest convenience whilst its fresh in your mind. Once you have instructed a good personal injury claims solicitor they will then start to negotiate with the employer much like the car accident claims procedure and the you the compensation you deserve.

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