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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Can I claim for an accident on a taxi runway?


    You may be wondering, ‘can I if you can claim for an accident on a taxi runway.?’ If you were badly injured or traumatized waiting for a taxi, or crossing a taxi runway, you could be in line for financial compensation. Perhaps you were knocked over, or the taxi ran over your foot or leg, through no fault of your own. This is where Accident Advice Helpline could help. If your taxi runway accident happened in the last three years and was caused by someone else, you could be able to make a claim.

    Taxi runway accident

    To make a claim for an accident on a taxi runway, the first thing to establish is who was to blame for your injury. Perhaps you were in a taxi rank queue, or were just going to a taxi when your accident happened. Taxi drivers are typically highly- trained and experienced drivers. They know how to drive defensively –: giving other road users sufficient space and time to go on their way safely. Nonetheless, accidents can happen despite the best training and daily experience.

    How to check your ability to make a taxi runway claim

    If you are sure your accident on a taxi runway was caused by someone else, there are a number of ways you can check your eligibility to make an accident claim. You can:

    • Call our free, 24-hour helpline
    • Text claim365 to 88010 to be called by one of our advisors
    • Check our website for general advice

    When you call or text Accident Advice Helpline, you can speak in confidence with one of our sympathetic, highly- trained call advisors. They can assess your eligibility to make a claim. He or she will ask you about the details of your accident and who else was involved in it. You can ask your the advisory about the legal process of making a claim, what you need to start the compensation process and what your claim could be worth. This free advice can give you the reassurance and confidence that you are dealing with your accident in the right way.

    Our website contains a lot of useful, freely- accessible information. There are short articles about our history and experience, the claims process and what you need to do to start a claim. You can check our website at any time, although you can of course also simply call us to get personalised, free advice.

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    Do I need evidence of my accident on a taxi runway?

    Evidence of your accident on a taxi runway is important if you want to pursue a claim. Witness statements, documentary, video or photographic evidence and your medical record can all give you a solid basis to start a taxi runway claim. Proving another person’s culpability is the starting point for any claim through Accident Advice Helpline. The strength of your claim can be assessed by your initial call, our trained advisers can assess the strength of your claim. If you decide to proceed, and if you have a valid claim to pursue, one of our no- win, no- fee* personal injury solicitors will advise you throughout the claim process.

    Call us on our free, 24- hour helpline to find out more, on 0800 689 0500.

    Date Published: June 2, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.