Who Is Responsible for Your Personal Injury or Accident Claim?

This blog post follows on from the recent information posted about how to make a personal injury claim in the UK. I hope you find it helpful.

Who is responsible for an accident slip, trip and fall? Sometimes the injured person may be responsible for the accident and injuries. At other times, in all, no one is responsible, and it is only an unfortunate accident. However, at another time, another individual or organisation’s negligence may have led to the accident.

If you have been injured due to your negligence, you do not have anything other than to seek medical help. The same goes for the unfortunate accidents. However, if the accident was caused by the negligence of someone else, you may have a claim.

Without understanding

Negligence depends on certain conditions. Suppose you slipped on a piece of food, which has another dining room had just dropped to the ground coffee, and you suffer an injury. The owner or staff can not reasonably be aware of the potential danger. Therefore, it is just an accident where no one is to blame.

However, if there is a water spill down the aisle of a department store and from there it was a long time, it is reasonable to consider that staff were aware of it. If you slipped because of the spill, the shop owner and staff were negligent.

Getting medical help

Consult a physician is important if you are injured in the fall. If you get first aid at home or at the place of the accident, there is no medical record to support if you later decide to make a claim, which may be necessary if you go realize that your injuries were worse than was evident immediately after the slip and fall.

The BBC Report on a recent accident.

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Some injuries, such as whiplash injury, may take time to manifest. If you fail to see a doctor in time, the respondent may request that you wait for the injury worse to increase the amount of compensation.

Taking the right steps

It is important to stay calm when you have an injury to a slip, stumble and fall. However, it is not always easy. You must be careful about what you should and should not do immediately after the accident. Make sure that the incident is recorded in the accident report book on the premises. Be polite, but try to avoid questions about the responsibility for the accident.

If possible, and if you do not feel pain or discomfort, try to collect the names and numbers of people around you. This may include the guests and staff to coffee lovers or people shopping and sales to the Department store.

Make a Personal Injury Claim

You must do this wound to ask the Council of injury from Ireland. This body can supplement the assessment of the damage you based on the documents you and argue the respondents. The respondent, or their insurance company, request for an early settlement.

The majority of injury claims is set at the negotiation stage. However, if there are any legal disputes related to the responsibility for the slip and fall or that the parties can not agree on a settlement, the application is deemed the court system.


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How to Make a Personal Injury Claim in the UK

Injury claim

If you are injured in an accident through no fault of you, you deserve to be compensated. Personal injury claims, also known as personal injury claims, are the most common of all injury-related claims.

Any bodily injury claim you file will be sufficiently supported by evidence. Otherwise, your insurance company will not hesitate to look for loopholes in your claim, in an attempt to escape responsibility.

These are some tips to help you file a claim for bodily injuries success:

  1. Have you registered injuries. The only legitimate of your injury will be the report from the doctor after he has examined you. This medical report is the most important document that will be required for filing a claim for personal injury. A visit to the doctor as soon as possible after an accident is important, even if you think your injury is not critical.
  1. Get a medical leave certificate. Ask your doctor to give you a certificate to exempt your absence from work for medical reasons. Such a certificate will be proof that you were unfit enough in the eyes of your doctor, to get to the office. Because it will act as a further evidence of the extent of your injuries, sick leave certificate will be an advantage while filing a claim for personal injury.
  1. Get specialist advice. In case of whiplash, you may not feel the effects of the injury a few days after the accident. If you are unsure, ask your doctor to refer you to a specialist. A specialist report will add weight to your claim for personal injury.
  1. Follow-on treatment. It is important that you follow up with regular treatment of your injury. This relates specifically to maintain an appointment with the doctor or therapist is as expected. If you can prove that you have followed the doctor’s instructions properly, the insurance company will have no choice but to honor your claim.
  1. Keep detailed records. Keep a medical journal with details of every step and procedure of your treatment. This way you will be able to provide answers to questions posed by the insurance company.

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You and Personal Injury Law – Interesting Video

I tend to browse through YouTube at least once a day to see what businesses in the personal injury field are up to. Most of the time the videos tend to be almost PowerPoint presentation conversions, but every now and again you see one where the actual lawyer presents themselves.

The one below I like because it clearly tells the viewer what they can expect when employing an accident claims and personal injury law firm. Go take a look.


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First Ever Blog Post Announcing the Website Launch

Our personal injury solicitors website is currently being set-up to give you the advice you need as and when you have been involved in an accident. Our lawyers are amongst the best in the UK and can help you to get the justice that you deserve via the legal system.


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