Compensation claim time limit

For many people after a serious accident the first thing on their mind is rest and recuperation not making a compensation claim. Although your health is incredibly important, once you have got yourself back up and running it's important to consider how soon you need to make a compensation claim in order for you to be eligible for compensation. 

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In general there is a set time limit in which you need to make a compensation claim and this cannot be altered. The general time limit is around three years and within this time you must start court proceedings to make your compensation claim. Failure to do this means that you could risk losing your eligibility and therefore the compensation that you are rightfully entitled to. 

How long do I have to make a compensation claim?

In general the time limit for any type of compensation claim is three years from the initial accident, this gives you ample time for rest and rehabilitation and also to take into account any long term problems which may be associated with your injuries. It's crucial that you do look at the long-term picture as well as the short-term effects and take into account any health conditions that you may need to deal with, or pay for, in the future.

What steps should I take to make my claim?

If you have decided that a compensation claim is the way to go then the most important element is getting started on your compensation claim and there are number of steps that you can take to get the ball rolling. Firstly if you are considering a claim then perhaps one of the most important moves that you can make is taking on board the advice of an expert and in general this will help to give you an overview of what you need to do. From then on you may look at gathering evidence including medical receipts which will help formulate the amount of compensation that you will be entitled to. 

Are Manners Pimblett able to help with my claim?

The team at Manners Pimblett can work with you throughout your compensation claim from start to finish, ensuring that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to every step of the way. Our team will work to ensure that you receive a personal, yet professional approach that leaves you with peace of mind and the money that you deserve.

To find out more about how Manners Pimblett can work for you, contact the team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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