Claim what you are owed after that car accident in Christchurch
Nobody consciously goes out looking for an accident. Sometimes, however, people act in a way that makes an accident of some sort almost inevitable. It’s estimated there are around 730,000 casualties in road traffic accidents each year in the UK. There are many possible causes, but some of the most common are speeding, drink driving, careless or aggressive driving and inexperience. If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Christchurch and truly believe that someone else was to blame, then you may have grounds to seek compensation for the injuries you have sustained.
To be able to claim compensation, you need to prove that another party was at fault. That’s why it is vital that you keep records of your car accident in Christchurch. You may, for example, find it useful to have a copy of the police report if they were notified and attended the scene. Contact details for any witnesses to the accident are also valuable; as is your own written record of what happened, which you should prepare as soon as possible after the event. If there is an opportunity, and it is safe to do so, it is always worth taking photos of the crash scene too.
Whatever evidence you have managed to accumulate, ring Accident Advice Helpline if you want to talk to a professional, efficient legal firm about what making a claim will entail. We will be able to advise you on the way forward. We’ll even estimate the chances of your case being successful. We can also give you an idea of how much compensation you could receive, so you can evaluate whether bringing a personal injury claim is worthwhile to you.
All our legal advice about this is free. We do not make any upfront charge if you decide to bring a claim for compensation against the party who caused your injury. And we will find you an experienced, specialist no win no fee* lawyer to act on your behalf.
Contact us today to find out how to proceed after a car accident in Christchurch
- Our helpline numbers are 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. We’re open 24/7, so you can call us any time.
- You can also try the 30 second test on our website
- Or you can text ‘Claim365’ to 88010.
If your car accident in Christchurch was caused by another party acting carelessly, negligently or criminally, you do not have to suffer in silence. Find out how we can help you make a claim. You could end up with a sum of compensation that will help you recover from your injuries and get your life back on track.
Date Published: 30th August 2014
Author: David Brown