Accident advice car legal proceedings explained
If you have been involved in a road accident you may find that you need to seek legal advice. There are number of issues that can arise as a result of a road accident that might require the services of a solicitor – just put the following in to a search engine and see for yourself: Accident Advice Car Legal proceedings. If the accident is minor you may just choose to go through your insurer and let them deal with it.
It may be in your interests to use a specialist law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline, as we specialise in recovering the costs associated with traffic accidents as well as providing legal advice and assistance with injury compensation claims.
What information will I need for an accident advice car legal proceedings claim?
At the accident scene you will need to collect the names, addresses and contact numbers of all the individuals involved in the accident.
In addition to this you should make a note of the make, model and registration numbers of the cars involved, particularly if the police are not at the scene. Having the registration number is a good safeguard against someone who gives you false contact information, as the police should be able to trace the owner of the vehicle from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing database.
You will also need to get contact details of any witnesses to the accident. This could prove to be vital if there is any kind of dispute regarding liability.
Make notes about the circumstances as soon as possible after the accident, whilst everything is still fresh in your mind. Taking photographs of the damage to vehicles, their final resting places and their positions relative to each other from several different angles can also help to establish who may have been at fault.
If the police are at the scene make a note of the names of the officers who are attending.
Free specialist accident advice car legal claims proceedings
If you are not sure whether you are able to make a claim then you should speak to one of our claims specialists at Accident Advice Helpline and we will be able to let you know what options you have available and if necessary put you in contact with our in-house legal team.
Give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. If you’d prefer a call back just text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will get back to you promptly.
Date Published: 4th August 2013
Author: David Brown