Do you need to make car crash injury claims in Motherwell?
Although accidents can occur whilst vehicles are travelling at any speed, when cars are travelling at high speeds accidents may be more likely to occur. If drivers spot a hazard whilst travelling at a relatively low speed, they may have enough time to stop or swerve to avoid a collision. However, when travelling at high speed, they may struggle to control the vehicle and an accident could easily happen.
Indeed, when high speed collisions do occur, they can be very serious and people can suffer life-threatening, or even fatal, injuries. Due to this, it’s essential that the emergency services are called as quickly as possible
Following these types of incidents, innocent parties may find that they are able to obtain compensation by making car crash injury claims in Motherwell
Although many modern vehicles now offer various safety mechanisms to protect drivers and passengers, they aren’t always able to withstand the pressure of a sudden impact. In some cases, the vehicle itself can crumple which can leave passengers or drivers trapped inside the vehicle.
In such cases, emergency services personnel, such as firemen and women, are often called to help free trapped passengers. By cutting into the vehicle, they can often help people to escape the wreckage without causing them to sustain further injuries.
However, when this type of incident does occur, people can be left with serious harm. As a result, they may want to make car crash injury claims in Motherwell
If you’ve been involved in a high speed collision, or any type of accident, and you want to make a compensation claim, we may be able to help.
Are you eligible to make a claim?
In order to make car accident injury claims, you will need to be able to show that you weren’t responsible for the incident and that it was caused by someone or something else. In addition to this, you will need to prove that you received medical help for your injuries after the event.
If you can do this, it’s likely that you will be eligible to make a claim.
Of course, if you have sustained serious injuries, you may not feel able to make a claim straightaway. If you would prefer to begin the recovery process before you make a claim, this shouldn’t prevent you from obtaining compensation.
However, you will need to make your car accident claims within three years of getting hurt in order to secure compensation.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline
To find out more about making a compensation claim, simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and speak to a member of our team.
Contact us today and we’ll do everything we can to get your claim started as soon as possible.
Date Published: 5th May 2015
Author: Emma Matthews