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14 Having the right evidence to support your claim for personal injury compensation

When you first speak to a Direct2Compensation solicitor about your personal injury claim, you need to be completely honest about what has happened and how you have sustained your injuries. While we expect this from our claimants, we don’t expect them to know what to do to ensure that the correct evidence is in place, so part of our service involves helping you […]

9 How do I ensure my accident has been properly reported and recorded?

At the start of the claims process, personal injury solicitors are interested in being able to evaluate your claim and reach a value on your compensation settlement. To do this they need evidence, and the first key piece of evidence is that the accident has been properly reported and recored. The 3rd party, the people you hold responsible for your injuries, […]

19 RIDDOR – when to report an accident at work

This article is for anyone who has been injured in an accident at work and wants to know whether or not their employer has properly reported and recorded the details. Specifically, whether or not the Health and Safety Executive should have been informed of under RIDDOR. What is RIDDOR? RIDDOR is a term relevant to accidents at work and stands […]

13 How to report your accident to the right people

In many cases after being injured in an accident, people find themselves unable to discuss or report it to the relevant authorities before they are rushed off for medical treatment. At this stage, someone who has been injured in an accident is rightly focused on getting their injuries seen to rather than thinking about making sure the details of an […]

2 5 tips to maximise your compensation claim settlement

At Direct2Compensation, we’re all about making sure that our injury compensation claimants see the full benefit of instructing us and our expert solicitors when they decide to make a claim for personal injury compensation.  You’re pretty much guaranteed to get a better outcome with your claim if you choose to use the services of a solicitor than if you choose to deal […]

116 You can claim psychological injury damages as part of your compensation

When most people think of a personal injury compensation claim, they usually consider injuries such as a broken arm or whiplash. They will certainly be thinking of a physical injury that is visible. However, as well as physical injuries, a claimant should be aware that psychological trauma is also something for which they can claim. At Direct2Compensation, we realise that […]

68 Will claiming compensation affect my benefits claim?

If you currently receive state funded benefits, such as Universal Credit or similar, making a claim for personal injury compensation could affect your benefits entitlement and the amount of benefit payment that you receive. Benefits claimants are only allowed a certain amount of savings or income before they would be deemed to have too much to claim full benefits, or […]

65 Proving council liability in tripping accident compensation claims

Succeeding with claims for personal injury compensation isn’t always easy and although we take as much hassle out of the claims process as possible, some types of personal injury claim prove much harder to succeed with than others.  One such type is public liability compensation claims, usually after a fall or trip on a damaged section of footpath, a trip […]

116 Does any accident at work let you claim personal injury compensation?

Have you got a valid work accident claim? All accidents and causes of injury should be reviewed on an individual basis. However, there are some basic pointers that can help you identify where you stand regarding the strength of a claim or otherwise. They key is to be able to prove that your employer was liable for your accident and […]

0 Dealing with loss of wages after an accident at work

For anyone suffering as a result of an accident at work, there are a whole host of issues to deal with.  Apart from suffering from the effects of the injury, pain, discomfort and emotional distress, a real problem for many personal injury compensation claimants is how to manage financially if the injuries are serious enough to prevent you from working […]

179 Getting compensation payments upfront before a claim is settled

The regulated personal injury compensation claims sector has literally thousands of companies offering their services.  With this in mind, the consumer should be aware that not all companies are worthy and that not every piece of advertising you see can be counted on as being the level of service that you will receive. Be wary of any claims company or […]

69 Rehabilitation therapies and personal injury compensation

There is one thing that is common amongst all people making a claim for personal injury compensation – they have been injured by someone else’s mistake, negligence or lack of care. The severity of injury and longevity of symptoms varies from claimant to claimant. In cases of ongoing pain, discomfort and injury symptoms, an important part of a person’s claim […]

47 Employer negligence and claiming compensation

Accidents in the workplace can happen to anyone and often occur as a result of negligence on the part of the employer. Employers in the UK have a legal obligation to protect their workers whilst they are on site. Whatever type of job you do, you should be safe and working in an environment that is free from any dangers […]

0 The records you should keep to prove and maximise your compensation claim

In order to give yourself the best chance of succeeding with a claim for injury compensation, it is important that as much supporting evidence as possible is available to your specialist solicitor. From reporting the accident correctly to getting professional medical treatment, there are simple things that you should do to make sure you have the strongest possible chance to […]

2 Having medical evidence of your injuries

After being involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, do you know that you may be entitled to compensation? Many individuals are completely unaware that they are well within their rights to claim compensation for the injuries they sustained in an accident that wasn’t their fault. In order to have a strong case against those who are responsible for […]

0 Slipping accident compensation claims – 5 top tips

If you suffer an injury as a result of a slipping accident that was not your fault, you can pursue a no win no fee claim for injury compensation. It doesn’t really matter what you slipped on, whether it’s a wet floor at work, a substance or spillage or because of a loose item on a floor. If your claim […]

38 How do I know if I have a valid claim for tripping accident compensation?

Tripping accidents can happen almost anywhere, from residential streets to busy shopping areas.  Wherever your trip happened, you will want to know whether the circumstances will enable you to claim. Just because you’ve been injured, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have a valid claim for tripping accident compensation.  So how do you know whether or not you are entitled to a […]

20 Claiming injury compensation on behalf of someone else

The legal right to make a claim for injury compensation is something the majority of people are aware of. But what if the person to whom the claim would relate is incapacitated because of their injuries, or even worse was killed in the accident? Can you make a claim for injury compensation on their behalf? You’ll be pleased to know that […]

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