A Personal Injury claim can be filed if a person has been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence.
The first thing to do before making a Personal Injury claim is to make sure you have a viable claim. The injured party should speak with a Personal Injury attorney in order to see if they have a claim against another party based on the details of the accident. The lawyer must also find a way to prove that the third party in question was responsible for the injury suffered.
The next part of the claim involves writing a detailed, descriptive account of the injury/accident that occurred. The victim should be able to describe, in as much detail as possible, what happened before and after the incident. Information on all of the factors that led to the injury should be discussed as a means of improving one’s case.
Details on the compensation that one is seeking will have to be listed as well. This includes information that relates to the costs relating to one’s injury, such as medical expenses. A lawyer will help figure out an appropriate amount compensation for one’s particular needs.
The claim can then be filed for the victim by the attorney. This will be sent out to a local personal injury court where a judge will review all of the details of the case and ask for a testimony from the liable party. An important part of making a personal injury claim is to realize that it can take a while for your case to be heard, usually between three and five months.
Filing a Personal Injury claim can be a long and complicated process and it is always best to consult a qualified Personal Injury before embarking on this process.
For more advice on making a personal injury claim, please read our other Personal Injury articles.