Car passenger accident compensation claim in Scraptoft
Thousands of people are seriously injured or killed in road traffic accidents each year. Most road traffic casualties happen as a result of car accidents. In 2011, car drivers and passengers accounted for 61% of road casualties and 46% of road accident fatalities. Being a passenger in a car is not without risks.
Can I claim compensation for an injury sustained as a passenger in a car accident?
Have you been injured as a passenger in a car? Was the accident the fault of someone else? Did the accident happen within the 3 year time limit for claiming compensation? If so, you have a strong chance to make a successful compensation claim in Scraptoft.
Types of injuries passengers sustain in road accidents
Injuries suffered by passengers in road accidents depend on the conditions of the crash and the severity of the impact. However injuries can vary from minor injuries to serious, life changing injuries. Some common types of injuries passengers suffer from are whiplash, burns, broken bones, amputations, back injuries, head injuries and even death. Passengers involved in car accidents could also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Whatever injury you have suffered as a passenger injured in a car accident, Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with your compensation claim in Scraptoft.
Was the driver negligent?
Most car accidents happen because of driver negligence. The driver may be distracted by something, driving too fast, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or driving in a careless way. If driver negligence is established, your claim will be made against the insurance company of the driver responsible for the accident. If they are uninsured you may be able to claim compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, as driving without insurance is a criminal offence.
Making a car passenger accident claim
If you’ve been injured as a passenger in a car, call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 to speak to friendly and professional adviser. We will need to know the details of the accident, such as the date of the accident, place it occurred, cause of the accident, and what injuries you sustained and treatment you required. It will also help your claim if you can provide the drivers insurance details and details of any witnesses. Your solicitor will obtain all the necessary reports such as police reports and medical reports to help support your compensation claim in Scraptoft.
Accident Advice Helpline have many of years of experience dealing with car passenger compensation claim. We know that being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic time. Your injuries have impacted your life and caused pain and suffering as well as financial implications due to time off work and other expenses. However, help is at hand when you contact Accident Advice Helpline and take the relevant steps to claim what you deserve – compensation for your injuries and all financial expenses associated with those injuries. Call 0800 689 0500 today and start your compensation claim in Scraptoft.
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Date Published: 15th August 2013
Author: David Brown