If you feel that your accident was caused by somebody else's negligence, you need to contact a personal injury lawyer, they will guide you through everything.
The injured person will need to make a statement on how and why the accident occurred, include as much information as possible.
Take photographs of your injury and where the accident happened, all this will only help your case, and if you have any witnesses, give their names and addresses. The personal injury lawyer acting on your behalf will contact them when necessary.
Select a no win no fee attorney, and they will give you a copy of their service's and what they require from you.
Do not sign this without reading it all. Your case may be settled out of court, please read what you would have to pay out of your settlement if this is the case. They may show or tell you how much compensation similar case's have settled for.
Any advance payments would need to be re-paid out of your court settlement.
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