Financial Loss Claims

When making a personal injury claim, it is easy to concentrate on the physical injuries you have suffered. But what about if you sustained financial loss as a result of an accident? You are entitled to seek the replacement cost of any damaged items.

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The Short of it

  • When you are making a compensation claim,

    you are entitled to seek the replacement cost of any property damaged in the accident, too.

  • Examples of property

    that you can seek financial compensation for include mobile phones, glasses, bicycles, clothing, jewellery and more.

  • As your solicitors,

    Watermans will make sure that you receive the best replacement price for your damaged property.

  • Everything we do at Watermans

    is about getting you the resolution you need and providing Straightforward legal advice. It should be that simple.

  • The Long of it

    Financial loss

    Financial loss claims

    When you make a personal injury claim, it is easy to assume that you can only claim for the pain and suffering you have experienced as a result of your injuries. However, you are also entitled to claim for other financial losses, like property damage.

    It is frustrating and inconvenient when you are without your property, and it is only right that you seek the replacement cost of this. Examples of financial loss and property that you can claim for include

    • replacement clothing
    • mobile phone
    • broken glasses
    • replacement helmet
    • leathers for motorcyclists
    • broken laptops
    • new bike where bicycle cannot be repaired

    It is important that you keep these damaged items after your accident, and where possible take photos of them, too. If you have the purchase receipt for these items, then that would help when building and proving your case, however it is not necessary to have them.

    Making a claim

    How do I make a financial loss claim?

    If your property has been damaged as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you have a right to seek financial compensation. It is already a difficult time for you, and why should you be inconvenienced further?

    At Watermans, our expert solicitors investigate your case and ensure that you are not out of pocket as a result of someone else’s negligence.

    Speak to one of our team today, who will offer you straightforward legal advice specific to your case. Plus, we operate on a no win no fee basis, meaning that if we don’t win, you don’t have to pay any solicitors fees.

    How much compensation?

    How much compensation for a financial loss claim?

    The compensation you could receive for a financial loss claim is all dependant on the circumstances of the accident, and the degree of damage to your property. As your solicitors, Watermans would endeavour to get the best possible replacement price for you.

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans to pursue my claim?

    Watermans make legal services look and feel easy so people can move forward in life.

    Watermans are one of the leading personal injury firms in Scotland. We act only for people who have been injured in an accident, and never for the at-fault party, nor insurance companies who defend these cases.

    Our expert team are committed to doing everything to make the claims process straightforward for our clients following an accident. We take the hassle from you and fight each case to secure the maximum level of compensation. We also provide access to a range of additional services, such as physiotherapy and psychological treatment to ensure you recover from your injuries as soon as possible and get your life back on track.

    Our expertise in personal injury covers a wide range of areas including accidents at work, public liability claims, road traffic accidents, fatal and serious injury claims and cases relating to child and historical abuse.

    We represent thousands of clients throughout Scotland each year, securing millions of pounds in compensation for our clients. We work on a no win a fee basis, which means that if your claim is unsuccessful, you won’t end up out of pocket.


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