Public transport accident claim

Commonly asked questions about public transport claims:

The first thing you should do after being injured in a public transport accident is seek medical treatment for your injuries, and if you are able, report the incident to the police. If you have a camera phone, then take photos of your injuries and the site of the accident if possible. These may be used as evidence by your lawyer when building your case. Ensure you keep all receipts and records of any medical treatments and doctor and hospital visits following your accident.

Stacks can help you claim for compensation to pay for things such as:

  • Medical expenses – including hospital stays, GP visits, medication, rehabilitation, and/or physiotherapy costs
  • Counselling in the case of emotional or psychological trauma resulting from the accident and/or your injuries
  • Loss of income if your ability to work has been affected as a result of the injury
  • Loss of quality of life

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