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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

    Claiming compensation for being injured by a faulty vehicle


    When you purchase a new vehicle, it is assumed that the vehicle is in top quality condition, particularly if it is a new vehicle from a car dealer. Many people use their vehicle for the school run which means that they will have children in the car and will be driving in areas abundant with young pedestrians. This means that safety is an important feature and it is important that all safety features are in working order. However, a fault in another area of the vehicle could cause an accident or fatality on the road, particularly if the fault is with the braking system. Faulty vehicle accidents can be devastating and traumatic for those involved due to the serious injuries that can result. However, it may even cause a death in the family, one which could have been avoided if the vehicle was in working order. Although compensation cannot take away the trauma of losing a loved one or being involved in a serious accident, it can help with any financial fallout from the incident.

    Potential repercussions of a faulty vehicle

    A fault in any area of the car could result in a serious road accident which could cause an injury or even a fatality. If there is something wrong with any safety aspects of your vehicle, such as the airbags, then you could suffer a more serious injury in the event of an accident that is someone else’s fault. If you have been injured by a faulty vehicle, whether you were a passenger or another driver on the road, you can make a claim for compensation with the help of a compensation claims company like Accident Advice Helpline.

    How we can help you

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we specialise in personal injury cases and can represent you during your claim for being injured by a faulty vehicle. If you wish to discuss your case, you can call our advisers for some no-obligation advice on our free 24-hour helpline. We offer a no win, no fee* policy so, if you wish to continue with your claim, you do not have to pay anything upfront to get the compensation you deserve. Whether you were a passenger, a pedestrian or a driver, you may be able to win a cash payout to help you cope with repairs, a new vehicle or any related costs of your injury.

    Date Published: October 30, 2014

    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.