You must claim from the Road Accident Fund within 3 years of an accident if you know who was responsible.
You must claim within 2 years if you do not know who was responsible for example in a Hot and Run accident.
You can claim with or without a lawyer. When claiming, you need to have all the supporting documentation ready in the following:
ALL medical documents supporting the claim of injuries incurred, any motivating testimony from medical and/or legal experts as well as witness testimony, any relevant information pertaining to the accident such as damages to vehicle/s and/or surrounding structures and most importantly, the official RAF forms required.