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Personal Injury Claims

What Is A Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury is exactly that: an injury to your person. So, a personal injury claim can be made when you sustain any kind of bodily injury which wasn’t your fault. There are many different types of personal injuries, and many difference circumstances in which they occur. A fall from a ladder, a car accident, and an electrocution all usually fall under the same field of law: personal injury. If you’d like to start a personal injury claim today with Asons, speak to one of our experienced advisors today 01204 521 133, or on live chat. Alternatively, you can fill in one of our claims forms or use our Compensation Calculator, and we’ll call you back.

What Types Of Personal Injury Claims Do Asons Handle?

Accidents at Work Claims

If you are unlucky enough to suffer an accident at work through no fault of your own, Asons’ team of ‘no win no fee’ solicitors can help you claim for compensation. Work accidents claims are successful when it is proved that the negligence of your employer has resulted in your injury.

Construction And Building Site Claims

Working in construction can be very dangerous. Common hazards include falling from height, being hit by falling material, electrical faults, or even in accidents involving construction vehicles. Construction and building site claims are against your main contractor on site, who is legally obliged to adhere to stringent safety standards.

Hazardous Substance Claim

Exposure to hazardous substances in the environment can pose a number of hazards, from respiratory conditions to severe burns. If an environmental substance has caused you harm through no fault of your own, you may be able to hazardous substance compensation claim.

Military Accident Claims

Working in the armed forces is, by nature, dangerous. But that doesn’t mean to say accidents are unavoidable. The Ministry of Defence has a responsibility to safeguard the army against hazards. Where they fail in their duty of care, you may have a personal injury claim against the military.

Road Traffic Accident Claims

Road traffic accidents can cause all kinds of injuries, from minor bruising and grazing to severe fractures, head/spinal injuries, and even fatalities. Many people involved in road traffic accidents are entitled to claim compensation due to injuries which might have been avoidable.

Slips and Trips Claims

Most commonly caused by spillages, badly maintained surfaces or uncovered hazards, slips and trips can frequently be devastating. When injury which wasn’t your fault occurs as a result, you may have a compensation claim to make.

‘Other’ Personal Injury Claims

The categories named above aren’t the only ways you can sustain injury. Indeed, there are many ways you could injure yourself while going about your everyday business. Something falling on your head after being dropped by workmen, injury resulting from poorly maintained public property (i.e a park swing), or ‘needlestick’ injuries are all examples of personal injury claims which don’t easily sit in other categories.

Is Claiming With Asons No Win No Fee?

Yes.  At Asons Solicitors, we wanted to take the risk out of making a personal injury claim for all of our clients, thereby allowing everyone an access to justice, regardless of financial situation. What is ‘no win no fee’? It is what it sounds like! That is, the guarantee that you won’t pay a penny until we know your case will be successful. When claiming with us for personal injury compensation, you will find no upfront fees, unexpected costs, and no risk of paying the expenses of the defending side. Before any legal proceedings are undertaken, your occupational asthma claim will be considered by our expert industrial disease solicitors. You will be told whether your case can proceed on a ‘no win no fee’ basis. Roughly 98% of our clients’ claims are handled in this way.

What Will My Solicitor Need From Me?

To establish the details of your case, our solicitor will probably need to know:

  • the date of the accident and where and how it happened;
  • contact details for any witnesses you may know;
  • the details of the injuries, including the medical diagnosis and treatment received;
  • whether you are a member of a trade union, which may entitle you to subsidized legal representation.

Other information which may be useful (and potentially increase the value of your claim) include proof of your loss of earnings and other financial expenses resultant from injury, insurance documents, and any other documents you feel could be used to support your claim, such as evidence of previous accidents in similar circumstances.

Why Choose Asons For My Personal Injury Claim?

If you have sustained an injury which wasn’t your fault, you should get in touch with an experienced personal injury solicitor to represent you. Personal injury claims are often fiercely defended, and can be difficult to prove. This means that expert legal assistance is required in order to navigate the legislation and build a strong case with limited evidence. Successful cases require a lot of work: gathering details, liaising with insurance companies, and organising court proceedings. Asons’ legal experts pride themselves on their empathy and approachability, and are here to do the work for you. With decades of experience, our no win no fee lawyers’ success rate is unparalleled. They will look to secure the compensation results you deserve – both now and in future.

Call 01204 521 133, use our Compensation Calculator or fill in one of our claims callback forms to get started today with a free consultation.