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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."

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    Category : Road Traffic Accident Claims

    Compensation for road traffic accidents in the UK

    Every year, hundreds of people are killed and many more seriously injured in road traffic accidents in the UK, and there are some notorious accident blackspots across the country where accidents happen more frequently. Road traffic accidents in the UK can cause serious, life-threatening or life-changing injuries, and if you’ve been injured in a collision….

    Compensation for injuries caused by unsafe tyres

    What might the outcome of unsafe tyres be when they are used on a vehicle? Injuries caused by unsafe tyres can potentially occur when a vehicle goes out of control due to poor road grip or a tyre actually bursts. There is little warning for either of these events and this can potentially lead to….

    Compensation for police dangerous driving

    Police officers are trained to maintain the highest possible standards of driving and because of their special skills they show better road sense than many of us. To carry out their job they sometimes have to travel at high speeds as they race to emergency situations or in the pursuit of criminals. Police dangerous driving….

    Compensation for being hit by a drunk driver

    The festive period is a time for family and many people like to have a few drinks to celebrate. However, many people also find it difficult to travel as public transport is scarce. This may make people more likely to take the car to visit friends and family but it also means that many people….

    What is Road Safety GB?

    Road Safety GB is a national organisation which promotes the safe use of roads with representative groups across Britain. The aim of the organisation is to prevent the number of road collisions as well as to prevent fatalities on the road caused by a lack of education or a lack of awareness. Road Safety GB….

    Top five bizarre excuses for causing road traffic accidents

    According to insurances across the UK, drivers often come up with the most weird and wonderful excuses why they caused road traffic accidents. Here are the five most bizarre examples of such excuses. Strange excuses for road traffic accidents Excuse #1 – This driver excused his road traffic accident by explaining that he could not….

    Motorways and road traffic accidents

    However long you’ve been driving, the sheer nature of motorways can always be daunting. The speed, three lanes of traffic, not to mention huge trucks and lorries. These factors will unsettle the most confident of drivers and it’s when drivers lose concentration on motorways that a road traffic accident is more likely to happen. Consequences….

    Compensation for an accident on the M4

    Quite often drivers have a need to travel on a motorway. This is particularly likely if they are travelling from one county to another or they are travelling over some distance. The increased speed limits in place on these roads mean there is more chance of being able to get to their destination more quickly…..

    Criminal injury road traffic accident claims

    You can make a criminal injury road traffic accident claim only if a driver has used his or her vehicle as a weapon, deliberately causing you injury. If this is the case, the compensation award for a single injury ranges between £1,000 and £250,000. Although claims for minor injuries, such as a bruise or graze,….

    Road traffic accident claims – common misconceptions

    Over 100 people are killed or suffer serious injuries on the UK’s roads each day. If you are injured in a road traffic accident, whether you are the driver, a passenger or a pedestrian, you can make a claim for compensation if it was the fault of another individual. An individual may not only receive compensation….

    A Review of Road Traffic Accidents

    The number of traffic accidents all over the world is increasing by the day. It seems that the easy availability of vehicles has clogged our roads and made driving a lot more difficult than before. There are a lot of inexperienced drivers out there as well who are bound to make mistakes and cause accidents…..

    How to Deal With Road Traffic Accidents – A Walkthrough

    Motor vehicles, especially cars, are both a blessing and a curse in these modern times. They are an effective and swift means of transportation, and we use them extensively to go to work, visit with friends and family, and basically everywhere else. Yet, they are potential hazards as well, as apparent from the number of….

    Compensation for overturned vehicle injuries

    Few of us would ever expect to find ourselves in our vehicle when it is upside-down. Thankfully there would be very little chance of this occurring at any time. Few people would ever have to go through this situation. However in some road accidents one or more vehicles can potentially end up on their roof….

    Compensation for a collision with a delivery vehicle

    Fleet operators have a responsibility to ensure that their drivers are aware of road safety and how to utilise it while they are driving company vehicles. Many road traffic accidents are caused by road users who are driving for work therefore employers should be thinking about how to combat this. The drivers of heavy goods….

    Accidents caused by substandard vehicle repairs

    Unfortunately, road traffic accidents caused by substandard vehicle repairs do happen, and if you have been involved in an accident of this nature, you may be wondering how you can prove repairs to your vehicle were substandard. Some mechanics and repair workshops will use old or refurbished parts, or the standard of repair may fall….

    Can I claim as a road worker?

    Thousands of people file personal injury claims for accidents at work every year, and it is because of this that certain occupations have specialist procedures. Knowing your rights in any job, particularly if it is hazardous work, is helpful. For instance, someone who works on the roads might ask, “Can I claim as a road….

    What is black ice?

    The term ‘black ice’ can be misleading, as it actually refers to a layer of clear ice on a road surface. The ice forms with no bubbles, so it blends in with the surface (usually black tarmac hence the term ‘black ice’), creating a glossy finish and making black ice hard to spot. The surface….

    Free initial road traffic accident victim information

    When you have been injured in a road traffic accident, you sometimes need information quickly, but how can you be sure that the information you’re receiving is reliable? The best way to find out more about making a claim for personal injury compensation and to get road traffic accident victim information is to get in….

    Hard shoulder accident claim

    Have you recently been injured on a motorway and want to file a hard shoulder accident claim? Accident Advice Helpline is here if you want to start legal proceedings and secure compensation for the losses you have incurred. The hard shoulder is used in an emergency when mechanical breakdowns and other issues occur, however the….

    Compensation for early morning road accidents

    Road accidents can happen any time of the day and in any conditions, however, there are specific times of the day when the chance of being involved in a car collision is far more likely. Early morning road accidents, for example, are more common because drivers may not be fully awake or alert, and in….

    Compensation for being crushed under wheels

    If you’ve been involved in a serious road accident with an HGV or lorry, you may have suffered injuries after being crushed under wheels. As you can imagine, these injuries are every bit as serious as they sound and could include: Broken ribs Spinal injuries Broken bones Punctured lung(s) Head injuries Limb injuries Being crushed….

    Compensation for being hit by a HGV

    Being hit by any type of vehicle is dangerous, but when a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) is involved, the size and weight of the vehicle can make this a particularly dangerous situation. Impact from a HGV will be much more forceful, causing more severe damage to other vehicles and more serious injuries to drivers and….

    Compensation for an accident with a transit van

    There are hundreds of transit vans on British motorways and highways, carrying tools, supplies and people to all kinds of jobs. As with all vehicles, vans have to be properly maintained, repaired, taxed and to have passed an annual MOT test. Sadly, as with any vehicle, not all transit vans are roadworthy nor driven to….

    Experienced auto accident attorneys

    How to find experienced auto accident attorneys If you have been involved in a road accident that was not your fault, Accident Advice Helpline’s experienced auto accident attorneys can help you to claim compensation for any injuries and financial losses you have sustained. While modern cars are equipped with a wide range of safety features, auto….

    Expert auto accident attorney

    Looking for an expert auto accident attorney? With over 2.7 million vehicles on the roads, auto accidents are a common occurrence. Every year, solicitors deal with hundreds of thousands of car accident claims, designed to compensate people for the pain and suffering these accidents cause. I have been involved in an auto accident – can….

    Son in a road traffic accident

    Son in a road traffic accident If you’ve experienced the horror of having a son in a road traffic accident then you’ll probably be encouraging him to make a claim for compensation. Watching a child go through the trauma of a car crash can be devastating and it’s only natural that you’re keen to identify….

    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….

    Road accident compensation information

    Coping after a road accident The event of a road accident is naturally upsetting and stressful for those involved. Unfortunately, despite continual car design improvements, car accidents often bring physical injuries to cope with as well. It is therefore a sad fact of life that the distress does not always end there, but can continue….

    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….

    Driver accident claims

    Driver accident claims Driver accident claims can be made following an accident by the driver who was not responsible for the accident. Most driver accident claims are straightforward, as compensation is paid by the insurance company of the driver who was responsible for the accident. Issues arise when the insurance company offers a small amount….

    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….

    Motor accident claim management

    There are over 200,000 injuries on Britain’s roads each year, despite the fact that cars have become safer because they are now fitted with air bags and other safety features. If you have been injured in a motor accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to claim compensation from the person who….

    Vehicle accident claim dissatisfaction

    At times we are all dissatisfied with something that we have bought or a service that we have received. We have all ordered a restaurant meal and had cause to complain because it was cold, under or over-cooked and unappetising. We have all returned goods to a supermarket because they were faulty and were not….

    Accident claim – road traffic in the UK

    Accident claim road traffic cases commonly involve collisions between a car and a motorcycle. This type of accident is reported every day to the law firm Accident Advice Helpline. They frequently help the motorcyclist to claim compensation from the car driver because it is the person driving the car that was at fault for the….

    Road accidents today

    Although cars are getting safer, there are still a large number of road accidents today. There were around 3,500 fatalities per year ten years ago, but that figure has now dropped to less than 2,000 per year. The overall number of people injured has fallen from just over 300,000 per year ten years ago to just….

    RTA Injury Claim – what is the definition?

    Road traffic accident injury claim: what is the definition? “RTA” stands for road traffic accident. What does the law say about claims related to road traffic accidents? That anyone is entitled to compensation, as long as the accident was someone else’s fault. If the accident happened out of the victim’s own fault, there is no-one against….

    Injury claim RTA – what is the status?

    Who is entitled to a Road Traffic Accident claim? The law states that anyone who has been involved in an accident that was not their own fault is entitled to make a claim and receive financial compensation. With Road Traffic Accidents, this can mean that if someone was inside a bus, a van, or a….

    Injury claim RTA – what is the pro forma?

    Injury claim RTA what is the pro forma sounds complicated, and it is the fear of statements like this that can put innocent victims off making a compensation claim. Not understanding what to do, or where to get the help they need, contributes to the fact that only about 30% of accident victims bother to….

    Bad road traffic accident claims

    Bad road traffic accident claims 30,000 people every year sustain personal injuries as a consequence of road traffic accidents, and many people make road traffic accident claims as a result. Our roads are busier than at any other time in history, and as a result accidents are on the increase. Cars are the vehicle type that is by….

    Road Collisions Today

    Road collisions today are very different from the road accidents that occurred many years ago. The first ever road traffic accident is reported to have taken place in France in 1771 when a steam-powered wagon hit a wall. In the early 1900s, there were thought to be only 25,000 cars in the whole world. Most….

    Common driving accidents

    Common driving accidents: FAQs For over ten years Accident Advice Helpline have successfully brought compensation to thousands of victims who have been injured through no fault of their own, many of whom have been innocent victims of common driving accidents.  Here are some of the most frequently-asked questions in this area: Q:  What are the….

    Current road accident statistics

    Current road accident statistics might be interesting to some, but they will not be much use to you when you have been injured in a road traffic accident that was not your fault. Even the fact that you have now become one of the current road accident statistics is not going to help you, but….

    Road Accident Statistics

    The number of vehicles on Britain’s roads increases steadily every year. According to records held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) there were some 34.2 million vehicles on our roads in 2012, with cars making up the vast majority with a total of 28.5 million. Whilst the rate of increase of vehicles has….

    Driving Accidents

    Anybody who drives in the UK will be aware that our roads have become very congested places. In fact, there are now more than 34 million vehicles registered in the UK. Driving accidents are therefore a fact of life. No matter how careful we may be as road users, we run an almost everyday risk….

    Vehicle accident injury

    A vehicle accident injury is any injury that is suffered in an accident that involves a vehicle. If you have a vehicle accident injury and the accident was not your fault then you may be able to claim compensation. Accident Advice Helpline, a compensation provider that has been established for over 10 years, can help….

    Road Collision

    Road Collision History The history of the road collision can be traced all the way back to the latter days of the 19th century. The cars on the road were few and far between and had more in common with the horse-drawn carriages they were starting to replace than the modern motor car of today. Back in….

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