Injured people often benefit from remedial treatment, whether from an osteopath, chiropractor or physiotherapist.
Treatment that starts early and continues often helps an injured person’s recovery to their pre-injured state and an earlier return to work.
However, not all accident victims can afford to pay for such treatment, especially if they are off work as a result of the accident.
Insurance companies and employers alike are increasingly seeing the benefits of such treatment.
If a claim is being made against an insurance company it is often possible to obtain an interim payment from them to fund this treatment.
The Rehabilitation Code 2007 has been devised as a result of an agreement reached between claimants’ representatives and the insurance industry.
The Code encourages insurance companies to co-operate with accident victims and their solicitors and to devise a treatment plan and/or pay for any required treatment.
At Wards Solicitors, we encourage injured people to seek treatment as early as possible.
We can help claimants find appropriate methods of treatment and make their claims, so that they obtain compensation damages and, hopefully, secure a full return to pain-free living.
We would be happy to refer patients to you for treatment and, in return, hope that you might refer patients to us, so we could help them make a claim, where appropriate, and reclaim the cost of their treatment.
For further information contact:
Larry Rawlinson, Yate
Alison Underhill, Staple Hill
0117 943 4800
Helen Gough, Broad Street
0117 929 2811
Janet Hendey, Nailsea
01275 858 515
Wards Solicitors is open and our teams continue to work on existing cases and take on new business and clients.
From early August, we are pleased to announce that we will slowly be starting to re-open some of our branches to clients, but all appointments must be pre-booked.
Availability for face-to- face meetings in branches will be limited, and remote contact with teams – via phone, email or video call – is preferred wherever possible. Our prime concern remains the safety of our clients and our staff.
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We cannot accept drop-in appointments.
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