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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

    Category : Road Traffic Accident Claims

    Who remembers the road safety hedgehogs?


    ContentsRoad safety and accidents involving childrenHow many children are killed in road traffic accidents?Who’s to blame for your child’s accident?What are the main causes of road traffic accidents in the UK?Has your child been injured or killed in a road traffic accident?Will I have to go to court to claim compensation after my child’s accident?If….

    Making a Claim for Compensation via the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB)


    ContentsProcedures for making a claim from the MIBProfessional adviceClaiming for personal injury compensationIf you have been injured in a hit and run or in an accident with an uninsured motorist, don’t worry: you can still claim compensation from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is funded by drivers via their insurance premiums, and….

    Safe driving guide – What is C.O.A.S.T?


    ContentsHow can a simple acronym like C.O.A.S.T make you a better driver?Reducing your speedTypical injuries that may occur when you are involved in a road accidentBe alert on all roads, not just motorways and those in built-up areasContact us today if you believe you have a chance to claim compensationThe more years you spend driving….

    What is a split liability claim?


    ContentsIs a split liability claim more complex than a normal claim?What does a split liability claim mean for my personal injury claim?Will I have to pay the excess on my car insurance?How do you know who’s to blame for your accident?Are you at risk of being injured in a road traffic accident?Contact Accident Advice Helpline….

    Top 5 most dangerous roads in Leeds


    ContentsAre these really the most dangerous roads in Leeds?Which are the more dangerous, urban or rural roads?How can you reduce your risk of being injured in a road traffic accident?With a population of over 750,000 in its Metropolitan borough in 2011, it’s no wonder that the city centre of Leeds is a very busy place…..

    What is the road traffic accident definition?


    ContentsHow does the road traffic accident definition affect the personal injury claims process?What are the most common injuries sustained in road traffic accidents?What if your child has been injured in a road traffic accident?How likely are you to be injured or killed in a road traffic accident?Claiming compensation after your accidentIf you have been injured….

    Common causes of lorry accidents and HGV accidents


    We all recognise there are dangers present whenever we travel by road. While most people never become involved in an accident, they do happen, and they can lead to nasty injuries or even fatalities. For example, 1,800 people died in road accidents during the year ending in June 2016, although numbers have dropped considerably since 2008…..

    What is the UK road traffic accident definition?


    ContentsAre you eligible to make a claim?Who pays my personal injury claim?How serious are your injuries?What to do if your accident meets the UK road traffic accident definitionHow much compensation could you get?Get in touch todayRoad traffic accidents are sometimes referred to as an RTA or a road traffic collision (RTC) in the UK. But….

    The common causes of road traffic accidents


    Official road accident records compiled since 2005 included contributory factor information. A recent correlation of the information within these records revealed significant insights into the most common causes of road traffic accidents in the UK. Listed below are some of the key facts of these findings. Contributory factors to road traffic accidents The correlation of the….

    What to do when you get a puncture while driving


    Getting a puncture whilst driving can be a frustrating experience, and a scary one, particularly if you are driving at high speed. But did you know that around 50% of punctures can be repaired quite cheaply, with no need to replace the tyre? So it’s important to pull over immediately as soon as you realise….

    Common road accidents caused by ‘black ice’


    Black ice is a thin, almost invisible coating of clear ice on roads, pavements etc. Often also referred to simply as clear ice, it is frequently accompanied by wet areas on such surfaces, making it even more difficult to distinguish. Driving, cycling and walking on surfaces affected by black ice is extremely dangerous, because it….

    Compensation for accidents caused by unclear road markings


    ContentsThe importance of clear markingsAssessing each situation on its own meritWhether we realise it or not, we all observe road markings in a variety of situations. Drivers certainly pay close attention to them as they indicate where they should and shouldn’t go, and what the rules of a certain section of road will be. However,….

    Five potential road hazards for young drivers to spot


    ContentsYoung drivers: the facts and figuresPotential road hazards to avoid for young driversCan I make a claim?Young drivers have a bad reputation, but if you’re a driver aged between 17 and 24 years who has been involved in a road traffic accident which wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim car crash compensation, especially if this….

    Safe Driving Guide – What is F.L.O.W.E.R?


    ContentsClaiming compensation for a car accidentRely on Accident Advice Helpline to support you in making a claimWe all know how important it is to drive responsibly and to pay close attention to the road conditions every time we get into a vehicle. However, we don’t always pay as much attention to the condition of our….

    The consequences of using your phone while driving


    Unless your mobile phone is being used with a hands-free kit, using it in your car is illegal. With that said, most of us have probably seen other drivers using their mobiles while driving their vehicles. Some may only do so when stopped at traffic lights, or waiting in a queue of traffic, but even….

    What are the most dangerous driving conditions?


    Whilst most of us try to drive as carefully as we can, no matter what the weather, there are some driving conditions that are more dangerous than others; unfortunately you’re statistically more likely to have an accident in these conditions than you are when the weather is fine. But what are the most dangerous driving….

    Ten common injuries from road accidents


    ContentsThe Top Ten InjuriesWhy you should contact Accident Advice HelplineA road accident can be a difficult and traumatic time. A lot of injuries can occur as a result of a crash, regardless of whether it is in a car, on a bike, motorbike or on foot. It is worth knowing what can potentially happen to….

    Most common causes of road traffic accidents


    Government statistics show that the number of fatal road traffic accidents has fallen to an all-time low, yet thousands of people are killed on Britain’s roads every year. If you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident and you were injured through no fault of your own, contact Accident Advice Helpline to discuss car crash….

    Top 5 causes of road traffic accidents


    According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), ‘Great Britain has one of the best road safety records in Europe and the world’. Despite this, every year, thousands of individuals become victims of a road traffic accident through no fault of their own, leaving them injured and distressed. While driving safely and….

    The consequences of road traffic accidents


    ContentsCommon road traffic accidentsPotential claims in the imageSuch is the frequency with which millions of us drive each and every day, it’s easy to forget just how unfathomable and unnatural an act it actually is. You can bet when Henry Ford’s Model-T first rolled off the production line in 1908, he had no idea just what….

    Passenger accident claims


    Passenger accident claim information and advice If you have any questions or need expert advice about accident claims and compensation for your passenger accident claim, talk to one of our friendly, legally trained advisors now, on 0800 689 0500. Have you been injured as a passenger? In 2016, more than 181,000 people were reported injured….

    Ice or snow road accidents


    Did you know that stopping distance when driving are 10 times longer when the roads have snow or ice on them? It’s little wonder then that ice or snow road accidents are so much more common than road accidents during the summer months. Unfortunately, no matter how safe a driver you are, you can’t predict….

    Effects of being involved in road traffic accidents


    Have you been hurt due to a traffic accident? If you, or a loved one, have been injured because of an accident on the road, you’ll recognise the shock and fear that can accompany any injuries. As no-one expects this type of incident to occur, it can take a long time to recover from what’s….

    What to do after a road traffic accident


    Have you been affected by a road traffic accident? When you decide to learn to drive, it’s important that you follow your instructor’s guidance and heed their warnings. By working with a reputable instructor, you’ll learn how to drive safely and this could prevent you from being involved in an accident on the road. Of….

    Road traffic accident compensation claims


    ContentsWhy should you choose Accident Advice Helpline?What kind of injuries can I claim compensation for?Who can make road traffic accident claims?How many people are injured in road traffic accidents in the UK?Dangers on the RoadAre you claiming compensation after your child was injured?What’s the average compensation for road traffic accident claims?Britain’s roads are getting busier,….

    What to do following a road traffic accident


    Knowing what to do following a road traffic accident is important Car accidents can be upsetting and stressful, especially if they occur without warning, through no fault of your own. If you are involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be able to seek compensation. However, you will only be….

    Uninsured claims


    One of the many types of claims for drivers in the UK is being involved in a vehicle accident which was caused by a driver without adequate insurance. Uninsured claims can provide you with the compensation deserved when the accident was not your fault. Uninsured claims – How to claim… All drivers on the UK….

    Types of road accidents


    ContentsThe different types of road accidentsHad a car accident that wasn’t your fault? Contact Accident Advice HelplineUnfortunately, road traffic accidents are all too common on the UK’s roads. There are many different types of road accidents, causing a wide variety of injuries, from minor whiplash to life-threatening conditions to loss of mobility or permanent disability…..

    Compensation claims for travel injuries


    Making compensation claims for travel injuries can feel like a big undertaking, but it’s often the only real option if you find yourself injured when making a journey. Whether you’re travelling by coach, train, ship or aeroplane, you have a right to reach your destination safely and to expect that the travel company will look after….

    Third party accident


    Unfortunately, third party accidents — or those for which someone else was to blame — can occur at any time and in a variety of settings. If you have been involved in an accident at work, in a public place, or on the road, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation to cover additional expenses resulting from….

    Road traffic accident investigation


    A road traffic accident investigation usually takes place after an accident in which injuries were involved. If someone is injured, the police have to be informed and they will attend the scene to make a road traffic accident investigation, and complete an accident report. These reports can form part of the evidence in a personal….

    Road traffic accident case law


    Road traffic accident case law can be very complex, depending on the severity of the accident, how many injured parties there were, and how many vehicles were involved. The law on personal injuries is quite straightforward and states: If someone else was to blame for an accident If in that accident you sustained injuries If….

    Road accident advice


    If you’ve been injured in any type of road accident that was not in any way, shape or form your fault, and you are mulling the possibility of perhaps launching a personal injury case against the negligent party that caused it with the aid of a 100% ‘no win, no fee**’ personal injury lawyer, you….

    RTA injury


    If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident that you were a blameless victim of, and you suffered an RTA injury that needed medical attention, you may want to talk with an injury solicitor about making a personal injury claim, providing the accident happened within the last three years. One….

    Road traffic accident statistics


    If you have been injured in a road traffic accident, the trauma it will cause you and every one else involved can sometimes be worse than the physical injuries you might of sustained.  Certainly one of the last things on your mind will be the road traffic accident statistics, even though you have just become….

    Motor vehicle accident solicitors


    Motor vehicle accident solicitors Have you been trying to find good motor vehicle accident solicitors via the internet? During the winter, it is a good idea to switch off the cruise control in your car or other vehicle. This gives you a better control over the speed of your vehicle and of the brakes. On….

    Motor Accidents Solicitors


    Motor Accidents Solicitors No matter where you live in the UK, if you require motor accidents solicitors you should get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. Our specialist team believes that if you have been in a motor accident that wasn’t your fault and you have been injured as a result, you should get compensation. Let Accident Advice Helpline….

    Compensation Payout for Road Traffic Accident


    What factors affect compensation payout for a road traffic accident? Firstly, compensation payout for road traffic accident is subject to the type of injuries a non-fault accident victim has suffered in the accident. For example, a broken arm and a few bruises will heal in a matter of weeks, but somebody who has suffered spinal….

    What is recruitment drivers’ negligence insurance?


    ContentsWhy do recruitment agencies need drivers’ negligence insurance?Accidents in work vehiclesA safe work environment driversWere you injured driving for a living?Get free initial advice from Accident Advice HelplineWhen it comes to driving almost any vehicle, it is usually necessary to have some form of insurance to protect yourself and those around you in the case of….

    Average compensation for road traffic accidents


    ContentsRoad traffic accident compensation amountsWhat are the most common road traffic accident injuries?Can you claim compensation for minor injuries?Are the number of road traffic accidents in the UK decreasing?Is it worth claiming compensation?Call us today to find out moreRoad traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in the UK. In fact, in….

    RTA Claims Experts


    Road Traffice Accident (RTA) claims experts Road traffic accidents claim a considerable number of lives each year and in the majority of cases, can be attributed to errors made by other drivers. If you have been involved in a road traffic accident that was not your fault, you may be able to make a claim….

    Drivers’ negligence insurance


    ContentsUnderstanding drivers’ negligence insuranceWere you asked to drive a dangerous vehicle?Checking a vehicle is safe to driveCompensation for road traffic accidentsHaving the appropriate licenceContacting Accident Advice HelplineThere are all sorts of different insurance policies used by many different industries to cover various circumstances. One type of insurance is called drivers’ negligence insurance and it sometimes….

    Motor accident damage claims


    If you have had a car accident and suffered personal injury in a road traffic accident, the chances are that you will be looking into making motor accident damage claims against the party at fault. In order to make motor accident damage claims it is vitally important that you find a company that will help….


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