In the event of a car accident it is not only the driver who is able to make a claim for compensation as there are a number of other road users who are able to claim compensation. An accident solicitor in North Queensferry or another legal firm may be able to assist you to claim compensation for the car accident that you have had.
Passengers are able to claim compensation regardless of whether or not the driver of the vehicle that they were in was responsible for the accident. There are many people who will not claim if their friend or family member was driving the car however, the compensation that you get can assist you to recover.
All drivers are required by law to have appropriate insurance however, there is still a number of people that drive around uninsured. If a driver who was uninsured has injured you do not worry as it is still possible to get the compensation that you are legally entitled to. In the event of an uninsured driver the compensation would be gained from the Bureau for Motor Insurance, as this is a company that is set up to deal with this type of event.
Compensation claims for public transport
If you have been hurt whilst travelling on public transport such as a taxi or bus then you will be able to make a claim for compensation. You will be able to make a claim for compensation if
- You are injured in a collision whilst travelling on a taxi or bus
- You fall on a bus because of erratic driving
- You are injured in a fall when the driver pulls away suddenly
Your Rights – an accident solicitor in North Queensferry or Accident Advice Helpline
If you have been injured in an accident that occurred through no fault of your own and led to you sustaining an injury then you are legally entitled to make a claim for compensation. To do this, and give yourself the best chance of success, you will need to appoint a local accident solicitor in Queensferry or a national firm like Accident Advice Helpline.
To contact Accident Advice Helpline call on 0800 689 0500 or fill in the short enquiry form that can be found on their website. When you first make contact the professional team of advisors will ask you some questions to get a clear understanding of what has happened. Once the advisors have established a clear understanding of what happened and the injuries that have been sustained they will appoint the most appropriate solicitor to deal with your case.
Accident Advice Helpline have a lot of experience when it comes to injury compensation claims therefore you can concentrate on recovering from your accident and leave them to deal with your case. The appointed solicitor will keep you informed on how the case is going and they will take care of the paperwork.
If you are wondering how much you might be able to get there is a short test on Accident Advice Helplines site that will give an estimated amount but all cases are different.
Date Published: 9th December 2013
Author: David Brown