Road traffic injury claim in Markington
Markington is a beautiful village that nestles in the Yorkshire dales between Harrogate and Ripon. Although it has its own school, post office church and pubs, there are still many other things the residents have to travel for, no doubt some of them go along the busy A61 road. This does mean they are just a likely to have a road traffic accident as anyone else in the UK, and just as likely to need to make an injury claim in Markington.
Road traffic accidents can cause an injury claim in Markington
There are many different types of road traffic accidents that cause injuries, just a few of them are:
- Collisions between vehicles
- Motorbike accidents
- Accidents caused by potholes or bad road surfaces
- Bicycle accidents
- Hit and runs
There are numerous other accidents that could result in the need to make an injury claim in Markington.
The different types of injuries you may sustain
There are endless types of injuries you could sustain in a road traffic accident that if it was not your fault, will mean you are entitled to make an injury claim in Markington. Injuries such as:
- Broken bones
- Back injuries
- Facial injuries
- Head and brain injuries
In the situation of a fatality, the bereaved family would be entitled to make the personal injury compensation claim.
The different things you can be paid for as part of your claim
Several areas need to be looked at when making an injury claim in Markington, such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings
- Replacement of damaged goods
- Care costs
- Extra medical costs
- Travel costs
- Any other cost or loss that is a direct result of the accident
The different organisations that would pay your claim
Generally, in the case of road traffic accidents there are only two ports of call:
- The insurance companies (whether motor or liability in the case of potholes and bad road surfaces)
- The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB)
The MIB exists to compensate blameless victims of road traffic accidents where the other driver is uninsured or untraceable. Any company that offer motor insurance has to be a member of MIB. Each year the insurance companies have to pay a levy to the MIB, which is used to pay the compensation claims they receive.
Making you personal injury compensation claim
If you have found yourself in the situation of being injured in a road traffic accident then contact Accident Advice Helpline to sort your claim out for you. We will handle the claim efficiently, professionally and cause you as little hassle as possible; you probably wont even have to go to court.
There is a 30-second test on our website for you to get a rough idea of the amount of compensation you can expect to receive, or you can phone our helpline on 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our friendly advisers who will assist you all they can and guide you through the processes of your compensation claim.
Date Published: 22nd August 2013
Author: David Brown