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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

    Compensation for coach collision passengers


    Some accidents are always going to be worse than others. Speed is a defining factor in many accidents, but it is not the only one. Where a coach is involved in an accident there is a higher chance that more people will be injured. A coach can potentially carry up to 52 passengers depending on its size and the number of passenger seats that are available. If an accident should result, there is the potential for several passengers to be injured, depending on the nature of what happens and how serious the collision is.

    When an accident happens and someone is injured, they may end up with injuries that take time to recover from. In some cases their life may be changed entirely because of it. If this has been proven to occur because of negligence on someone else’s part, a compensation claim could well be lodged.

    How might a coach collision happen?

    Coach collision passengers might find an accident can occur very quickly indeed with almost no warning. It could happen due to poor weather conditions or because of the actions of someone else nearby. Coach collision passengers may end up being taken to hospital if they suffer from any injuries, and sometimes those injuries can potentially be quite serious. A lot may depend on the speed the coach is going at the time and whether or not it rolls over.

    An expert will assess the situation to determine whether negligence did play a part in what happened. Having the facts of the case to go on will help ensure an individual knows whether a no win, no fee* claim could be a possibility.

    Most coaches complete their journeys safely

    It should be noted that coach accidents are very rare indeed. Most people have been on a coach trip at one point or another and nothing untoward has occurred. However, the number of people on a coach does make it more likely that multiple injuries could potentially be experienced if an accident does happen.

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    By contacting Accident Advice Helpline following an accident like this, you can find out whether it is possible to make a no win, no fee* claim. Learn whether or not this is the case in your situation by calling us free on 0800 689 0500 now for more information. Our friendly advisors are here to ensure they can answer your questions.

    Date Published: May 31, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

    Category: Coach accident claims

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