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Getting What Is Due To You.

Experiencing a personal injury can be a very stressful, and sometimes life changing, event in a person’s life. The unpredictable nature of such accidents means that victims are often completely unprepared for the consequences of such an injury, both mentally and financially. This is where personal claims companies can help, as they work on your behalf to gain an appropriate amount of compensation for the inconvenience and trouble the injury causes.

The impact of a personal injury spans across both your work and your personal life, which can make them very frustrating and hard to deal with. An injury which stops a labourer, for example a bricklayer, from going into work means they will not be paid during the time they are off. If the injured person is trying to support a family, this can cause them a great amount of emotional and financial strain; it can get to the point where a family might not know where their next meal is coming from.

As a UK citizen it is your civil right to claim for compensation benefits if you are injured through no fault of your own; for example, if you are walking along the street and you trip over a cracked paving stone, or you slip over a wet patch of floor in a restaurant, and even accidents on the road are covered by personal injury companies. When making a claim, some clients are put off by a number of factors, including the length of time it will take for the compensation to be processed/paid, the large fees involved to pay the lawyers working for you, and the simple fact that many injury victims feel they have no case for claiming back the compensation in the first place.

As a result of this, many lawyers are able to offer their services on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, which means that the client need only pay the lawyer for their help if they win the case and are entitled to money from the guilty party. This does, however, mean that lawyers are only likely to take on cases whereby they are sure they will receive compensation. Whilst lawyers will be very careful in picking and choosing their clients, it is important that clients ‘shop around’ as well. Many companies offer a free consultation service, whereby the lawyer will assess the case free of charge and instruct the injured party as to whether they have available case to pursue. Once this is clarified, the client can then take their time to look around at different companies and see which ones will tyro to secure them the best possible payout, whilst taking as little a cut from their money as possible. It is worth noting that in cases where the client is successful, the lawyers will nearly always take their percentage from the other side anyway, leaving the agreed compensation amount untouched and able to be collected by the client in its entirety. The amount of compensation given is likely to include any lost income due to the injury preventing the client fulfilling their employment, and in some case ‘damages’ are awarded, if the client is permanently injured or has endured significant amounts of stress and unhappiness as a result of the injury.

Submitted by:

Carolyn Clayton

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