Research by the Department of Transport has shown that during 2012 one thousand seven hundred and fifty four people were killed and twenty three thousand and thirty nine people were seriously injured as a result of road accidents within the United Kingdom.
Many of the deaths and injuries that happened could have actually been avoided if the drivers had invested in the safety of their vehicles. Although safety features can make a big impact in the result from an accident, it is best to not be involved in an accident in the first place. It is important to take all possible measures in order to avoid having an accident.
Although you can take care in the hope of not having an accident and get a car with safety features, accidents are unfortunately something that will happen and it is impossible to completely avoid having an accident.
When it comes to getting compensation for a car accident that you have had then you will be able to either choose an accident lawyer in Easingwold or a national law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline.
Remember to wear your seatbelt
Seatbelts are a very important safety measure and they can help to reduce the chances of getting seriously injured in a car accident. Seatbelts are designed to limit the amount of forward motion of the person and they do this by stretching in order to slow down the movement of the body and prevent the person being thrown from the vehicle. Another safety aspect that is required by law is that all children up to the age of twelve or until they are one hundred and thirty five centimeters tall are required to have a suitable safety seat and child restraint.
Making a case for your compensation – an accident lawyer in Easingwold or a national law company?
When it comes to getting the compensation that you are legally entitled to, you have two main options which are to use an accident lawyer in Easingwold or a national law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline.
The national law firms will possibly be able to give you more accurate advice and representation because they have a large network of lawyers who specialise in specific types of accidents.
When you first contact Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 the professional team of advisers will take details about your accident and the injuries that have been sustained. Once the information has been collected the case will be passed to the most appropriate lawyer who will then represent you and get the compensation for you. The appointed lawyer will keep you up to date with the progress of your case right through until you get your compensation. All cases are dealt with on a strict no win no fee basis therefore you do not need to any out any money. Don’t delay, contact Accident Advice Helpline today to find out how they can support you in the process of claiming the compensation you deserve.
Date Published: 17th November 2013
Author: David Brown