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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

    Bad road traffic accident claims


    Bad road traffic accident claims

    30,000 people every year sustain personal injuries as a consequence of road traffic accidents, and many people make road traffic accident claims as a result. Our roads are busier than at any other time in history, and as a result accidents are on the increase.

    Cars are the vehicle type that is by far the most common to be involved in traffic collision claims launched against neglectful drivers. If you’ve unintentionally collided your car, the circumstances were not your fault and there was negligence demonstrated on the part of the offending driver, road traffic accident claims are common.

    Road users have an obligation to each other to use the roads judiciously. If someone else has caused a traffic accident that in turn meant you suffering physically, financially or emotionally, successfully claiming would mean compensating you for your losses. Take our 30-second test to see if you can make a claim for your road traffic accident.

    Making bad road traffic accident claims

    If you’ve been in a traffic accident and your car is no longer safe, a hire car will be made accessible for you free of charge. Premium hire cars are obtainable and we have locations all over the country, so no matter where you are in the UK we can help you out. The same goes for our medical centres. If you need a medical check-up, we can organise this nearby.

    What damages from a traffic accident can be reimbursed?

    In terms of the different kinds of losses you may have suffered in a crash, it differs from case to case. Clients often end up claiming for the following factors, in addition to others:

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    • Damage done to your car;
    • Any individual injuries that you have sustained;
    • Remuneration for loss of salaries;
    • Psychological or emotional damages;
    • Damage to property other than your car; and
    • Expenses which you’ve encountered as a direct result of the incident.

    What do I do to start being compensated for a traffic accident?

    The primary thing to do to get your traffic accident compensation claim started is to give us a call. If it’s easier, we can call you and go through all the details of everything you need to do to make a claim. Once we’ve got the details of your claim, we will get things started right away. Depending on the circumstances of your claim, we’ll handpick the right solicitor for the job. Between the solicitor and us, we’ll on take the vast majority of what needs to be done, meaning that very little effort will be required on your part. Accident Advice Helpline can advise you on everything you need to do including how to claim expenses such as prescription costs and traveling expenses, remember to keep receipts as evidence.

    Call us today on 0800 689 0500 to get started on your claim.

    Date Published: 16th May 2013

    Author: thewritersbarn

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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