Personal Injury Claim

Published on May 2017 | Categories: Documents | Downloads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Views: 289
of 1
Download PDF   Embed   Report



Personal injury claim: A safer side for your losses!
A personal injury claim as the name suggests, does not include a claim for damage done to property, be it automobiles or any
other property though it does also takes into consideration of the death of a family member.
Basically, personal injury claims result due to the carelessness of the other person. Some common sources of personal injury
claims can be enlisted as follows:
-edestrian accidents
-Automobile accidents
-!efecti"e product claims
-Slip and fall claims
-#edical malpractice
Important persons in"ol"ed:-
$laimant: %he person who is making the claim under an insurance policy is the claimant. &sually it is the "ictim 'you(.
articipants in a Personal Injury Claim
As many as nine persons are referred to as participants in a personal injury claim and they are as follows:
Attorney: erson who is licensed to practice law who represents a $laimant or a party to a lawsuit.
Adjuster: erson who is hired or employed by an insurance company to settle a claim. %he adjuster)s main function is to a"oid
paying out money under the claim, or to pay the minimum possible.
*irst arty Insurance: claimant+s insurance.
%hird arty Insurance: %he other person)s insurance.
laintiff: %he party to a lawsuit who files the suit 'claimant(.
!efendant: %he person who is being sued.
arty: A plaintiff or a defendant.
,ow to make a personal injury claim:-
$laiming compensation:
,undreds and thousands of people are injured in accidents each year - at home, at work, or outdoors. In many cases, it is just not
their fault and the injury is caused by another person. In this case the accident "ictims ha"e a right to compensation. Although the
personal injury law is a tad complicated, but with the right ser"ices of a solicitor the process of making a claim can be made simple
and less cumbersome.
Searching for a solicitor:
In case we don+t ha"e a solicitor, there are numerous options a"ailable to find one with the help of certain websites and phone
-hat a solicitor needs from you:
-e need to furnish full details of our case and that would include-
-the date of the accident, where and how it occurred.
-the contact details of witnesses, if any.
-the details of our injuries, medical diagnosis and treatment. and
-whether we are a member of a trade union, as this may entitle us to free or reduced legal cost.
Also to kept in mind by the solicitor are-
-If there is any proof of our loss of earnings and other financial e/penses caused by our injury.
-if there any documents relating to any insurance policies we ha"e to check whether these will co"er the legal costs of our claim.

Sponsor Documents

Or use your account on


Forgot your password?

Or register your new account on


Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link to create a new password.

Back to log-in