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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

    Accident record

    Accidents happen all the time on the road. Most of the time there is going to be an accident record when making a compensation claim after an accident. Here are some of the things that are going to be on that record.

    Leaving the accident scene will be on an accident record

    Even though this is against the law, a lot of people do this. People often do this when they become scared after an accident and they are afraid of what’s going to happen to them because they caused the accident. This is going to make it hard for the person who is injured to know who hit them so that they are able to take the person to court and make a claim against them. Many times the police can find the person who hit the other person by looking for cars that were damaged recently.

    Accidents between pedestrians and vehicles will be on an accident record

    A lot of situations occur where a vehicle will strike a pedestrian. When this happens, the pedestrian will often suffer severe injuries, sometimes even life-threatening. This is because the car is much bigger and heavier than the person will be. But sometimes the pedestrian is also going to be partly at fault, especially if they were not following the laws. When this happens, sometimes the driver will have a claim brought against them by the pedestrian.

    Accidents between motorbikes and cars will be on an accident record

    When an accident happens between a motorbike and a car, the person who is riding on the bike is going to be very susceptible to injuries.

    If you have been in an accident and you want to make a claim, finding a solicitor is important. We can help you with this, just give us a call and we will help you with finding the right solicitor. All of our solicitors have experience with these kinds of cases and we can help you with finding the one you need from our inhouse team.

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    If your non-fault accident happened in the last three years and you received medical attention for your injuries then it’s likely you’ll have a strong case for claiming compensation. All our lawyers work for their clients on a no-win, no-fee* arrangement so you won’t need to worry about finding the money to start your claim. Speak to our friendly advisors on the numbers below.

    Call us today and let us get the ball rolling to help you. Call 0800 689 0500 and 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: jan_newell

    Category: Personal injury claims

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