It is not only drivers that are able to claim compensation for car accidents in Dursley. Ppassengers, cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists are also able to claim.
Car accident compensation claims
Compensation claims for whiplash are commonly made alongside claims for car accidents. Whiplash is a neck injury that is caused by the sudden movement of the head sideways, backwards and forwards. Compensation claims can be made for a wide range of injuries including bruises, psychological injuries and broken bones.
Causes of car accidents in Dursley
There are a number of different things that can cause a car accident and these include intoxication, speed and driver error to name a few. One of the most common causes of car accidents is driver error. It is also possible for car accidents to be caused by environmental factors, for example potholes, faulty traffic lights and cracks in the road.
The good news is that if you have been injured as a result of an accident which was the fault of someone else then you will be able to claim compensation. It is possible to get compensation regardless of the cause of the accident providing that it was not your fault. The claim that you put in for compensation will be made against the other drivers insurance however, if the accident was caused by an environmental factor such as a pothole then the case for compensation would be against the Highways Agency. It is also possible to get compensation for accidents with another driver who is not insured, as the bureau for Motor Insurers will deal this with.
Claiming compensation with Accident Advice Helpline
It can be rather daunting when it comes to claiming compensation for the injury that has been sustained as a result of a car accident. One thing that is important to remember is that all drivers should be properly insured and these policies are there to cover the costs that are incurred as a result of a car accident. Claiming compensation for a car accident can result in the recovery of money that has been spent on medical bills or lost through the necessity to take time off work to recover.
If you are ready to make your claim, then give Accident Advice Helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile and the friendly advisers will gather all of the details that they require in order to assign the case to the most appropriate lawyer.
The telephone call to the professional team of advisers is free and you will not be put under any type of pressure to pursue the case if you decide not to take it any further. When you first call the professional team of advisers who will explain how you can claim for car accidents in Dursley.
Date Published: 9th November 2013
Author: David Brown