Who Pays My Compensation?
Often injured parties can be concerned about who actually pays the compensation payments that follow on from injuries sustained. This may be because the accident has taken place at work and the person has a good relationship with their employer.
Personal Injury Compensation
Usually compensation is paid through an insurance policy. In relation to a road traffic accident we all require to have insurance to cover compensation payments in the event that we injure someone. In such situations the insurance company will pay out. In relation to employers or companies such as supermarkets, or local authorities, insurance cover requires to be in place to cover injuries caused to the public or employees. Employees need not fear bringing claims against their employer as they cannot be treated differently in the workplace through raising such a claim, even if unsuccessful.
Obviously, insurers want to keep their costs down and they will offer settlements lower than that which you might expect. They are experienced and skilled negotiators which is why it pays to enlist the help of experienced personal injury solicitors. We will negotiate with them on your behalf to get you as much compensation as we can.
Insurers wish to limit costs and very often will seek to make early settlement of the claim. Such settlement figures though can be substantially lower than your full entitlement and shrewd legal advice is required. We will negotiate on your behalf and advise you of your options at all stages.
Contact our Birmingham Personal Injury Claims Lawyers
If you or a family member or partner has been injured in an accident contact us without delay.
Call us on 0800 083 8358. If you prefer you can also contact us online for more information.