Harborough car accident

0

HGV accident claims FAQs

Being involved in a Harborough car accident can be a terrifying ordeal on it’s own, let alone if that accident involved an HGV.

A heavy goods vehicle can lead to serious accidents, but unfortunately it is those travelling in regular sized vehicles that can be left to pay the price. These passengers often face more severe injuries, and if you have been such a passenger in a collision that took place within the past three years, you could be entitled to claim compensation for these injuries.

At Accident Advice Helpline we receive over 25,000 enquiries a month from people seeking our help having been involved in road traffic accidents, and here we answer some of the most common questions asked after the event of an HGV accident.

How do I know if I can make a claim for a Harborough car accident?

Under UK law, you are within your rights to make a claim if you have been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence. If, for example, the driver of the HGV failed to look or indicate, was driving erratically or while using a hand held device, these are all examples of negligence, and you can make a claim after being involved in an accident caused by this sort of behaviour.

Although operators of oversized vehicles undergo rigorous training, this sort of driver error still happens, and you shouldn’t be left to shoulder the consequences if you’ve been in an accident.

How long do I have to make a claim?

Ideally, it’s best to make a claim immediately following the accident, while all the details are still fresh in your memory. If an accident has left you suffering serious injuries, this may of course not be possible, which is why you have up to three years after an accident to make a claim.

Will I have to go to court?

You may not necessarily have to go to court to settle your claim following a Harborough car accident. In many cases where there obvious evidence of negligence, the driver will prefer to settle out of court, which can reduce stress as well as the time it takes to receive your money.

How much does it cost to work with a personal injury lawyer?

At Accident Advice Helpline, all cases are undertaken on a No Win No Fee* basis. This means you don’t have to pay anything upfront to get started – making it easier to afford the legal help you need after suffering injuries in an accident.

If you have been hurt in a Harborough car accident involving an HGV, don’t wonder if you could be entitled to make a claim. Find out quickly and easily by calling 0800 180 4123 and discussing your case with an Accident Advice Helpline claims adviser.

  • Was this Helpful ?
  • Yes   No

How much you could claim?

Two QUICK ways to find:
  1. Call us at 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile OR
  2. Use our Claim Calculator

Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

Claim Calculator
Find out in 30 seconds how much YOU could claim...
  • Please tell us where you were injured
  • Please enter your full name
  • Please enter a valid name
  • Please enter your telephone number
  • Please enter a valid telephone number
  • Terms and Conditions*Required


Can I Claim?

Esther says "The law states that if you’ve been injured and someone else is to blame, you are entitled to compensation." Read more >

Claim Calculator ► Accident Types ►

How Much Could I Claim?

It only takes 30 seconds to find out how much compensation you could receive. Take the 30 second test now.>

30 Second test ► Claim Form ►

Why Choose Us?

"When they say they are 100% no-win, no-fee*, they mean it. I would recommend Accident Advice Helpline to anybody." Read more >

No-Win, No-Fee*? ► Testimonials ►

Claim Now

"They were ever so professional ... they knew exactly what I was going through ... I received over £4500." Read more >

Claim Form ► Call Me Back ►
Is there anything wrong with this page? ( Help us Improve )