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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

    Car collisions in Taunton Deane

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Taunton Deane

    You can get advice after being injured in car collisions in Taunton Deane from Accident Advice Helpline if the accident that led to you suffering an injury was as a result of negligence or carelessness from another party. A car accident compensation claim is made to protect a driver, pedestrian, passenger, cyclist, biker or any other road user and can be made for all types of injuries, including:

    • Whiplash
    • Broken bones
    • Lost limbs
    • Head and brain injuries
    • Back and spine injuries

    The unexpected nature of car collisions in Taunton Deane

    Car collisions in Taunton Deane can happen anytime and without prior warning. There are reasons however as to why they happen, the number one being human error. If you are making a car accident compensation claim against a third party, you must prove that they were in the wrong. This can be quite complicated in many instances needing you to get advice after a car accident in Taunton Deane from Accident Advice Helpline’s personal injury solicitors. Most car accidents are caused as a result of:

    • Perception of risk – (e.g. driving under the influence of alcohol or/and drugs, mobile phone use and eating and drinking), the speed of the car, the volume of traffic and the make and model of the car
    • Pedestrian behaviour – jaywalking, alcohol consumption, perception of crossing devices, perception of enforcement risks, unawareness of traffic laws
    • Physical environment – lack of crossing devices, lack of roadblock crossing, poorly timed signals, poor sidewalks, absence of sidewalks and the capacity of sidewalks
    • Special conditions – weather, people with limited mobility, occupational risks, children and teenage drivers, shopping centres, construction, major highways, one way streets, location of attractions, unlawful vending

    What do I do if I am involved in a car accident?

    If you are involved in a car accident, there can be lot of confusion and uncertainty as to what and how the crash was caused and these are a few things that you can do in case you are involved in a car accident. You should:

    • Not leave the scene of the accident unless you are severely injured and need immediate treatment
    • Share contacts with the other party that includes phone numbers, names, addresses, insurance details and car registration numbers
    • Take down any witness contact information
    • Should note the owner of the car if the person driving the car at the moment of the accident was not the one
    • Take down the name, model and the colour of the car that was involved in your accident
    • Should not discuss the accident with anyone apart from the police and your personal injury solicitor

    Talk to one of Accident Advice Helpline’s friendly legal advisors

    Simply, call us on landline free 0800 689 0500 or mobile 0333 500 0993 today!

    Date Published: 23rd October 2015

    Author: David Brown

    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.

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