Road Traffic Accidents

Car & Road Traffic Accident Claim Solicitors

Have you had or been involved in a road traffic accident? Our specialist road traffic accident solicitors are here for you.

1. Who can make a car accident claim?

Road traffic accident claims can be made by the following categories of people:-

  • Car driver

  • Passenger

  • Motorcyclist

  • Pedal cyclist

  • Pedestrian

2. What do I need to do following a road traffic accident?

  • You should obtain the name and address of the drivers of any other vehicles involved in the accident.

  • You should also obtain the registration numbers of any other vehicles involved in the accident. You do not need to obtain insurance details. If we have a registration number we can obtain this information for you.

  • If the Police attend the accident they will obtain the above information for you.

  • If you are unable to obtain the above details because the other driver refuses to give them or because the other driver does not stop you should report the accident to the Police straight away.

  • You should report the accident to your own insurance company.

3. How do I know if my accident claim will succeed?

For a car traffic accident claim to succeed, it needs to be proved that somebody else was at fault. For example, in a collision between two cars a claim can be made against the driver of the car who caused the collision. In many cases this is obvious but we will in any event take full details from you and advise as to
who will be found liable for the accident.

If you want us to expand more on this, our team of specialist road accident solicitors can explain this in further detail.

4. What injury can I claim for?

You can claim for any car and traffic injury however small. The most common injuries arising from a road traffic accident are whiplash injuries which involve soft tissue damage to the neck, shoulders, and back. This type of injury is not always immediately apparent. If you are concerned about your injury then you should seek medical attention.

5. How much car accident compensation will I receive?

The compensation for your injury depends upon the severity of the injury itself. There are published guidelines that give a range of compensation for different injuries. When your claim is ready for settlement, we will carry out a detailed research and advise you on the appropriate compensation you should receive.

Contact our car accident solicitors today

Please get in touch with us if you have any potential questions for our car accident solicitors - especially about your potential car accident compensation claim - we will be more than happy to help you further.

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