The answer to the question, “what does a personal injury claim cost?” must be “It depends”.  There are many variables to consider and each case is different.  In a personal injury claim it is necessary to properly investigate the occurrence and the circumstances.  This could involve many hours of forensic investigation.  Any official records pertaining to the case, such as police reports, must be obtained.  All medical records are required.  The injured person will need to be thoroughly assessed by medical experts to evaluate the extent of their injuries.  In the case of children, especially with a brain injury, it is recommended that the assessment be done over a 5-year period.  This allows for proper evaluation of the long-term prognosis.

How can someone afford a personal injury claim?

From the above it is obvious that there are many expenses involved in a personal injury claim.  It is necessary to pay the direct fees of the various professionals and experts.  There are also associated costs.  For example, if you need to travel to a doctor’s appointment, you are going to incur transport costs, as well as expenses for meals and accommodation.  The settlement of a claim is likely to take many years, and in the meantime these expenses will continue to accumulate.  Paul du Plessis Attorneys operates on a No Win No Fee with contingency basis.  This means that they will provide the finance for the process. Once the claim is settled successfully the costs and fees incurred by the Attorneys will be paid out of the settlement amount.

What should you do if you think you have a claim?

If you have been injured through no fault of your own, contact Paul du Plessis Attorneys.  They will assess if your case has merit and if a settlement is likely.  These attorneys are situated in Pretoria, Gauteng but they manage claims in all jurisdictions.  This means that wherever you are in the country, they can assist.  Give yourself the best chance of success with your personal injury claim and contact Paul du Plessis Attorneys today.

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