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All about a road accident claim

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When a person is going through a situation where he is facing injuries because of a road accident that was not his fault, there is a three-year period within which he can claim the compensation for the accident from the other company. There are firms all over the world that aim to help their clients who have been there in an accident bearing injuries and other vehicle damages even when it is not their fault that the accident occurred. These firms have trained and skilled professionals that have been helping a lot of clients since a long time and are now expert in devising a plan according to which the client can be sure of the fact that they would receive their compensation and until that happens, these firms do not charge anything from them.

That is a website of a company where these professionals are waiting for their clients to contact them and take their help regarding the road accident claims: www.scotaccidentclaims.co.uk. It has all the details regarding the claims on the online website as well. The clients can even consult the professionals on the phone if they are comfortable that way for that matter.

The process of making a claim

The first thing that the person should do just after the accident is to consult a solicitor at this company and tell him everything about the accident. The solicitors will gather all the evidence about the accident, and according to your statements and evidence, they will determine as to who is at fault. After that, they will make you go through a medical examination so that they can figure out the severity of the injuries that you need to seek treatment.

The next step will be of trying to settle everything out of court. That is possible if the other party admits that it was their fault and are ready to pay for the damages as in the compensation that the injured person demands for that matter. Many cases also settle without having to go to the court, however, in some cases, the other party being stubborn does not agree in settling the argument, and things get to the court then.

When is the claim successful?

That is a genuine question that everyone shall know the answer. In cases where you are wrong, and you caused the accident, it is more likely not to succeed and you will not get the claim. If you are partially responsible for the accident, then there are some chances that you might get the claim. And if you are not at all responsible, then you will most likely get the claim as you are innocent in the whole situation here.

The amount of compensation

The amount of compensation is not the same amount for everyone. However, it is calculated by looking at the pain and suffering, the injuries of the person. And also the medical expenses, any losses that the person had to bear because of the accident, and the reduction in the current earnings because of the accident. All of this counts on it.

However, if you were aware that the other party was under the influence of drugs, the compensation might not be a lot. And in cases where you are the one who was not wearing a seat belt, the compensation will again not be a lot as it will be your fault too that you got injured. In situations where the clients have insurance companies that you deal with, then you will get a lower amount of compensation in that scenario as well.