Being injured in an accident that was not your fault can turn your life upside down, causing much pain and suffering and stopping you from living your normal lifestyle. Sometimes this is a temporary situation until you have recovered, but at other times the injuries are such that there is no chance of recovery and the life of the victim is changed forever.
This can happen in hundreds of different accidents, no two of them being the same. The most common of the three million accidents that happen in the UK every year, are slips, trip and falls, closely followed by road traffic accidents and accidents at work.
Victims that are injured in these, or any other accidents, are entitled to claim compensation from whoever caused their injuries, and for road traffic accidents it is often Exeter car accident claims that are made.
The types of road traffic accidents that cause Exeter car claims to be made
There are many different types of road traffic accidents, and they can involve several different vehicles, it could be:
Any type of vehicle that travels on our roads can be in an accident, but it is not just road vehicles. Every year there are numerous pedestrians seriously injured or killed on our roads, and generally the accident is the fault of the vehicle driver. In these circumstances, the pedestrians can make Exeter car accident claims to get the compensation they are legally entitled to.
The injuries that change the lives of victims
It does not have to be a serious injury for it to have a profound effect on the life of a victim. People cope with injuries in different ways, and what is quite minor to one will be very serious to another. The sorts of injuries that road traffic accident victims sustain are:
- Broken bones
- Soft tissue injuries, such as whiplash
- Head and brain injuries
- Back and spine injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Internal injuries
- Damaged joints
- Loss of digits
- Facial injuries
- Eye injuries
- Fatal injuries
The severity of the victims injuries are taken into account when they make Exeter car accident claims, as is the impact the injury has on their life. This can vary greatly from victim to victim, depending on age and lifestyle.
Accidents usually cause lots of extra expenses as well, and these can all be reclaimed if your compensation claim is successful.
Get in touch with the experts
If you want to make a personal injury claim for any type of accident and injuries, you should be contacting Accident Advice Helpline. As one of the largest specialist law firms in the UK, we have helped countless thousands of innocent victims get the compensation they were entitled to.
Our experience, expertise and knowledge can only be of benefit if you want to claim compensation, and getting in touch to have a chat about it will not put you under any obligation at all.
Date Published: 25th November 2014