Injuries can happen anywhere, even on private property. Just because you were not at work, on the road, or in a public place doesn’t mean you are not eligible for compensation. Everyone should know their rights and make sure that they are adequately paid for all expenses related to an accident that occurs in a private space.
Sit Down with a Legal Professional
You should act fast after suffering an injury. Once you have received medical treatment and you are reasonably able to do so, contact a legal professional. A lawyer will discuss with you the incident and all surrounding factors. They will go over the event one step at a time to come up with a clear advice of who is likely at fault and whether you can successfully run a public liability compensation claim.
You will likely also need to gather other evidence of the accident and its cause. There are a few things you can do to strengthen your claim and increase your chances of receiving compensation. They include:
- Seeing a physician as soon as possible and obtaining medical certificates for your diagnosis
- Get details of all witnesses to the accident
- Take photographs of your injury (assuming there is external damage or symptoms that are visible) and also photographs of the location of the accident
- Write down each event that happened before, during, and after the accident in detail
Public Liability Compensation Payments
There are many things that can be added to your public liability compensation. An amount may be included for pain, suffering, and mental distress. You may also be eligible to receive funds for the cost of home modifications required to accommodate your injury as well as loss of income and all medical expenses. To find answers or start your claim, contact Carew Lawyers today.