When you are involved in a road collision, either as a driver, a pedestrian or a cyclist, you may receive injuries. Pedestrians and cyclists are often at greater risk of injury when they are involved in an accident, since they do not have as much protection as the average driver, regardless of the vehicle involved.
In some cases, the injuries caused by a road collision could be very serious. They could lead to a long stint in hospital and perhaps even an outcome that completely changes a person’s life. Severe injuries may mean someone has to give up work and change the way in which they live. Accident Advice Helpline have helped people to fight cases for compensation where such an incident has happened to them.
Recovering from injuries
Recovery can take time depending on how serious the injuries are. For example, severe leg injuries may involve having to learn to walk again. If the person is unfortunate enough to suffer head injuries, this may involve rehabilitation to an extent that they will be able to re-join society in some way. Sometimes this may not be possible and 24/7 care is required.
Our team of advisors have assisted people who have found themselves in such a situation. Compensation amounts can be significant in cases where serious injuries have been caused by someone else’s negligence and this means that regular medical care is required for the person to live the best life they can after receiving such injuries.
The outcome of injury
The outcome for everyone in a similar situation will be different. Thankfully, most people only receive either minor injuries or injuries that will eventually heal. It is fortunately rare that injuries will turn out to be very severe indeed. However, the mental side of recovery should also be focused on. It is quite normal to feel angry and frustrated as a consequence of being in an accident that was not your fault.
Many different things have to be taken into account in cases such as these. That’s why it is always best to call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 if you have experienced such an accident. This means that you can receive no-obligation advice from people who are experienced in assessing such cases. We may be able to pass you onto a professional injury compensation lawyer who could take on your case now.
Date Published: May 12, 2015
Author: David Brown