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Injured on a Bus

If you are injured on a bus because of the negligence of any other person, then you are bound to want to claim for a compensation amount. Nowadays accidents on buses are increasing at a very rapid speed. The victim can always take the help a solicitor if this happens.

Generally there are certain things that are to be kept in the mind while filing for the claim of the injury on the bus. The first and the foremost thing which is to be kept in the mind are to get all the medical attention for the particular injury that has been sustained by you. You should always ask the doctor to explain the exact nature of the injury that you or your family member is suffering from. While filing the claim of the accident this is the most important thing which is required as the proof. The next document you should be having the record containing all the information of the accidents. This document includes the nature of your injury, the exact time and the place, all the equipments that were used to cure you, and the various steps that were taken instantly after the accident. This information will definitely help you in filing for the claim.

The second thing which may be possible in some cases is that if it is possible for the victim to click the photographs at the time of the accident, this will be very beneficial as the photos prove to be the best evidence. The photographs will prove that accident actually happened and that too with the total fault of another person. The photographs as the evidence may not be possible in those cases where the victim is injured very badly and there is no scope for the person to take the photos.

Thirdly you should always look for the eye witnesses who are present at the time of the accident and get the details of their contact. For the verification and throwing more light on the accident, some of the eye witnesses are to be taken into consideration. If at the time of the accident, there are any police personnel present then it is advisable to take the case number. The details of the insurance of the offending party should also be taken. This will definitely help the victim in getting the claim amount easily.

Testimonials
Food Poisoning
Mr W was involved in a food poisoning incident at a Dinner Dance. Cooks obtained an admission of liability swiftly from the hosts. Mr W’s symptoms did not settle, he required surgery and Cooks referred him to a Gastrointestinal Consultant to provide a final diagnosis. On receipt of this Mr W agreed an out of Court settlement of £20,000.00
"At first the Doctors didn’t know what was wrong with me, but Cooks never gave up and in the end I received a correct diagnosis, the appropriate treatment and a cheque for far more than I had expected."
Mr W of Kent

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case