If you have been involved in a road accident and believe that another person was to blame for that accident, you are within your rights to look into making a claim for compensation against the person that caused the accident. If you are thinking about claiming after a car crash in Porthcawl, though, you do need to make certain that you actually have a case and that the other person was actually at fault for what happened.
Here are some of the reasons that you may be able to claim against the other driver.
If they were speeding
Even if it isn’t exactly obvious what happened at the time of the accident and what led to there being a collision, if the other driver was speeding at the time of the accident then you should automatically have a better case for compensation.
To prove this, CCTV and speed cameras will be able to back you up, as would the statements of any witnesses on the road.
If they were drinking
You have an even better case for a successful claim if the other driver in your accident was drunk at the time of the accident. If you suspect that the other driver has been drinking, make sure that you call the police so that you can both be breathalysed.
If the other driver is over the limit then they should be prosecuted, which is almost certainly going to help your case along when you make a claim for compensation.
Claiming after a car crash in Porthcawl
If you are certain that the other driver was at fault in your accident and that you have enough evidence to prove this, you should be able to move on with a claim. In order to make claiming after a car crash in Porthcawl quick and easy, you want to work with an experienced injury lawyer who knows the law well and is able to put together the strongest possible case for a claim on your behalf.
You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to discuss making a claim with our friendly, helpful team, who can also pair you with an injury lawyer that can help you. If you don’t want to call, you could also text “claim365” to 88010, and someone will call you back. Accident Advice Helpline lawyers work on a 100% no-win, no-fee* basis to help you to make your claim, and you may not even have to go to court. Your lawyer will work hard to ensure that the claims process is as quick and simple as possible when claiming after a car crash in Porthcawl.