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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 HGV-pedestrian accidents


    Did you know that heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) could weigh up to 44 tonnes? With that information in mind, it’s easy to see why injuries sustained in HGV-pedestrian accidents can be so serious. With 44 tonnes of vehicle bearing down on you in the event of an accident, you could suffer serious crush injuries that could leave you in a coma, permanently disabled and fighting for your life. Even if you have been lucky enough to escape with bruises, cuts and broken bones, you may still experience ongoing pain as well as financial difficulties caused by loss of earnings from your time off work. HGV-pedestrian accidents can have serious consequences, and we’re here to help you claim compensation if you have been injured in this type of accident.

    Whether you have been seriously injured or not, you can contact our team of professional personal injury advisors to find out whether you’re eligible to make a claim for personal injury compensation – or take the 30-second test on our website right now, and see how much compensation you could receive. Being trapped under an HGV after an accident can be psychologically damaging as well as causing you physical injuries, so don’t underestimate how much an accident like this could impact your life.

    Three years to claim

    With a three-year time limit in place to make a personal injury claim, we recommend contacting us as soon as possible after your accident. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to claim a substantial amount of compensation, and you know you can trust us to handle your claim professionally and efficiently – we have been in the personal injury industry for many years. Why not find out today whether you have a viable claim and get answers to any questions you have with confidential, no-obligation advice from our expert team. Our professional personal injury lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, so that’s one less thing to worry about.

    Quality of life

    Have your injuries affected your quality of life? Maybe you’re unable to return to work and provide for your family, or perhaps you can’t play with your kids at the park any more as a result of your accident. We know the aftermath of an accident involving an HGV can be tough to deal with, for both you and your loved ones, and we’ve helped hundreds of people like you claim personal injury compensation since 2000. Contact Accident Advice Helpline’s freephone advice line on 0800 689 0500 today and see how we can help you.

    Date Published: June 12, 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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