An Injury Claim isn’t Just About Money.
While no amount of money could ever compensate you enough for the suffering and physical injuries you might have sustained due to a car accident, the financial indemnity from a personal injuries claim should help you at least some amount of money that you can use to get you back as close to living a normal life as possible. Personal injury resulting from a car accident can span the simplest of injuries as minor scratches and bruises to the most serious as disability and dismemberment. Although you can collect on your own personal accident insurance, filing a personal injuries claim against the person who caused the accident is the wisest option to take if you ever suffer from personal injuries due to a car accident your personal accident insurance is likely to be limited in amount whereas filing for a personal injury claim can result in the party at fault being obligated to pay as much of your accident medical expense for your personal injuries as possible.
Personal Injury Claim Steps
When you sustain personal injuries from a car accident, you might not be able to have the faculties to go through the necessary steps to ensure that everything about the car accident is documented. Ideally, you should be able to exchange information with the party at fault to include not only identification details of both the driver and his vehicle but also his insurance details as well. It is advisable to call in the Gardai so that a report of the accident could be recorded and pictures of the scene of the accident are taken, in todays technologically advanced world, you can actually take pictures of the scene by yourself through your camera phone. If you are seriously injured and unable to go through these steps, any one of your companions or family members should be able to contact a personal injuries solicitor to be able to put together all these information and documentation for you to form part of your injuries claim. Your solicitor should be able to help you meet the timelines as mandated by the Irish Statute of Limitations and the Personal Injuries Assessment Board, the government body established to provide the faster and less costly processing of personal injury claims whether resulting from car accident or any other causes.
Personal Injury Claim – The Right Way
You should not attempt to put together your personal injury claim yourself nor should you choose to represent yourself in personal injury claims proceedings. As you have sustained injuries, what you have to be concerned about is getting the treatment that you need, your personal injury solicitor should be able to take care of putting in the leg work necessary to get your claim moving and to get you as much monetary compensation as your medical treatment would require. You should also not expect to get a resolution on your personal injury claim soon after your car accident. It is not unusual for these personal injury claim cases to drag on for quite a while especially when the case is taken to court and both parties to the legal proceedings are unable to reach an agreement. With a personal injury solicitor, you can expect your personal injury claim to progress as quickly as possible and get the best compensation package to enable you to get the best medical care that you need to be able to get back to your old self before your accident or as close to it as possible.