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What to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents

Have you been injured in a vehicle collision that was not your fault? Are you looking for some advice on what to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents? We are Accident Advice Helpline and we have been fighting compensation claims for innocent accident victims for more than 15 years.

Many people would say swap insurance details with the other driver, the usual sorts of things. But you need to know what to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents that were not on the public roads, but at some sort of event.

Of course, the obvious motor events are racing of some kind, and there are lots of these events taking place all over the UK all the time. Rallying, Formula 2 and 3 racing, go karting – the list is endless. But there are other motoring events as well, veteran car rallies being a prime example. It could well be that watching the old cars drive round the circuit is giving you an enormous amount of pleasure, but then the brakes fail on one of them, and who is the car heading for – you!

If you are not sure what to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents, we are here for you. Read this short article about how to get started on your recovery and your claim for compensation.

Getting the support you need immediately

We understand how traumatic an accident can be when you are the innocent victim. It is common to suffer mental and emotional fall-out, on top of your physical injuries. Many people don’t seek the help they need for a full recovery, though.

It is important to seek medical advice for your injuries after a motoring accident. Your physical injuries could include whiplash, broken bones, head injuries, muscle and tissue injuries or lacerations. There are often physical injuries that are not immediately obvious, too. Back injuries and whiplash can take time to be fully apparent.

You also need to understand that your mental and emotional health needs to be cared for. Even if you don’t feel that you need medical advice, you should bear in mind that the trauma of your incident may show in various forms. The people that come to us for help often report diverse symptoms such as insomnia, depression and anxiety. For some people, though, an accident can cause seemingly irrational outbursts of anger, tearfulness and inability to concentrate.

Our advice on what to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents

In our experience, going through the compensation process and getting justice and closure can play a significant part in your emotional recovery from your motoring accident. When you are awarded compensation, it acts as an acknowledgement that someone else was responsible for hurting you. In other words, they have been held accountable for their actions and you have been confirmed as innocent.

If you would like to talk to us about what to do if you’ve been involved in motoring accidents, call us on our helpline for a no-obligation chat about your circumstances and your options. Lines are open now on 0800 689 5659. We can help you understand the claims process, give you an estimate of the potential value of your claim and support you. If you choose, we can start your compensation claim today and fight for your compensation award on your behalf. With our no win no fee guarantee, you have no reason to delay. Call us now.