If you have been involved in a car accident and you attempt to make false injury claims in Birmingham you could be prosecuted by the police for fraud.
Miss w made a genuine claim for personal injury compensation and she was awarded a total of £2245.00 for her injuries. Miss W was only 18 at the time of the accident and she was injured when a third party vehicle collided straight into hers. Because the accident was not Miss W’s fault and she had not contributed to the accident taking place Miss W was eligible to pursue her case.
In order to qualify for a compensation award you must have sustained an injury that lasts a minimum of six weeks. Making a claim for compensation is not a quick and easy way of obtaining money. If you have not been injured in an accident you should not attempt to make a personal injury claim. You may be prosecuted for fraud if it is found that you make a false personal injury claim. Car insurance prices are affected by the number of people that make personal injury claims following a road traffic collision. If you make a false injury claim you could unnecessarily be contributing to a nationwide increase in the cost of insurance.
Following a car accident false injury claims are made by people not just in Birmingham but all over the UK for financial gain.
Motor insurance is a legal requirement for everyone who drives on roads in the UK. If you own a car and you are driving it you should have an insurance policy in your name. if anyone else drives your car they should either be named on your policy or be covered with their own insurance to drove your car. Out do not however have to be a motor insurance policy holder to make a claim for personal injury compensation if for example you were the passenger in a vehicle that crashed.
There are three levels of cover available for car insurance and the minimum legal level of cover you should have on the roads is third party. Third party insurance covers you for personal injury claims made against you if you cause an accident and damage to anyone else’s property or belongings caused by yourself. Third party does not cover you for any financial losses you incur in a car accident caused by you.
If you know someone who has been involved in a car accident and they are making false injury claims in Birmingham Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you deal with this problem. Call us today on; 0844 844 8180.