Road Traffic Accident Claim
If you have been injured as a driver, passenger or pedestrian in a Road Traffic Accident then you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries.
We will help you prove that someone was to blame for your Road Traffic Accident. This may be another road user, another driver or it may be the driver of a vehicle in which you were the passenger, even if this was a friend or family member.
Even if you were partly at fault for the Road Traffic Accident you may still be able to recover compensation however it may be reduced to take into account the amount you were to blame.
What if the Driver has no Insurance or Cannot be Traced?
Even if the driver at fault for the Road Traffic Accident has no insurance or cannot be traced you may still be able to recover compensation from the Motor Insurers Bureau. This is a body funded by insurers to compensate victims in cases where the driver at fault has no insurance or cannot be traced. However you still have to show that the driver was at fault.
Steps to Take Following an Accident involving a Motor Vehicle
If you are successful in your injury claim you claim claim compensation for any pain or suffering caused by the accident. You can also claim for other losses you may have incurred as a result of your accident such as:
If you have suffered any financial losses as a result of your accident you should keep a record of them. You should also keep any receipts for those losses
You normally only have 3 years from the date of your accident to issue Court Proceedings. If you do not issue Court Proceedings within 3 years of the date of the accident you would usually be unable to pursue your claim further. The Courts can however waive the 3-year time limit in some circumstances if it can be shown that there was a valid reason why you did not pursue the claim sooner.
Call Philip Thompson, Mark Thompson, Jacqueline Rafferty or Helen Roberts free on 0800 7313982
Fill in our Contact Form and we will call you at a time to suit you to discuss your claim further
Back Off Campaign
We support the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ Back Off campaign in the hope that this may prevent unnecessary road traffic accidents occurring.