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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

    Compensation for Injury After a Car Crash


    A lot of people don’t do things when they are driving because they either don’t think about it or think it’s not worth the hassle. But what people don’t know is that doing certain things can lead to accidents and someone seeking compensation for injury after a car crash. Below are some of the mistakes that drivers often make which can lead to car accidents and which can lead to someone being injured.

    Not using your turn signal can lead to someone seeking compensation for injury after a car crash

    Whether you are changing lanes or you’re going to turn somewhere, you always should use your turn signal. This is going to tell everyone that you are making a change, that you’re either turning or that you’re going to be coming over into their lane. If you don’t use your turn signal properly, you will discover that you are finding yourself in an accident. You should use your turn signal and you will have a better relationship with the people on the road.

    Not turning off your high beams can lead to someone seeking compensation for injury after a car crash

    Many people use their high beams when they’re driving along a road that has street lights and it’s night time. It’s a great way to look out for deer and other animals that may be crossing the road at night. However, it’s not a good idea to leave your high beams on because they will blind anybody that’s coming towards you. So if you are going along the road and you’re using your high beams because it’s dark, make sure that you turn them off if you see a car approaching. Otherwise you may find that you’re in an accident.

    Putting off repairs can lead to someone seeking compensation for injury after a car crash

    You may believe that you are saving money on delaying having car repairs done on your car, but you may discover that it’s costing you more than you will ever know. Think about this. What if you put off getting new brakes for your car because you really don’t have the money to replace them? But then one day you are driving around with your daughter in the car. The brakes give out, you crash, and your daughter is killed. Was it really worth putting off the repair to save a few pounds?

    If you were in an accident and you were injured, one of the things that you should do is get a solicitor. Having a solicitor to help you is one of the best ways that you can help ensure that you receive the money that you are owed. If you would like some help with getting a solicitor, give us a call. We can help you find one and we have pre-screened them all to make sure that you’re getting the very best.

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    Date Published: 7th October 2013

    Author: sharon.hendricks

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