What Will Your Solicitor Want From You If You Launch A Claim?

If you have been involved in a car accident and it was not your fault, it’s important to explore the possibility of legal action. Perhaps you were the passenger of a vehicle with a speeding driver? Maybe someone crashed into you because they were under the influence or using their mobile phone when driving? 

Whatever the situation may be, you will likely be entitled to compensation. However, you need to have a good law company fighting your case to make sure you get the full amount you are entitled to.

Reasons to make a personal injury claim

Making a personal injury claim is important to ensure that you receive monetary compensation to cover all of the costs associated with the injury you have been involved in. It can also help to make sure the perpetrator does not make the same mistake again. Plus, it is your legal right to pursue compensation!

What does your solicitor need from you?

When it comes to making a claim with the likes of Norton Peskett Solicitors, your solicitor will obviously play a huge role in ensuring you get the full amount of compensation you deserve. Nonetheless, you do have a pivotal part as well. Read on to discover more about the things your solicitor is likely to require from you…

• Details of the incident – First and foremost, your solicitor will obviously need thorough details of the accident. What actually happened? Where did it happen and how did it happen? Who was at fault?

• Contact details – You will need to get the contact details of the person that is responsible for the accident. This includes their name, address, telephone number and the details of their insurer. It is also advisable to get the contact details of any witnesses, as their statements can be extremely valuable. 

• Details of your medical diagnosis – In order to make a successful claim you will have had to see a medical professional and be properly diagnosed. Your solicitor will need details of this. They will need the diagnosis of your injuries, as well as information on any treatments you received. 

• Proof of costs incurred – You will also need to provide proof of any costs you have experienced as a direct result of the accident, as you will be able to claim for these. This includes loss of income, medical expenses, travel costs, childcare expenses and such like.

If you can provide the four pieces of information that have just been mentioned, then you will give your solicitor everything he or she needs to ensure your case has the best possible chance of being a success. 

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