The autumn is not the best time of year for motorists. The evening and mornings are dark – and accidents are more likely to occur in the dark than in the light. Added to this are the poor weather and road conditions.
Some people from the High Wycombe area are unlucky enough to be injured in road traffic accidents that were not their own fault and these people may be thinking about contacting an injury solicitor in High Wycombe for road traffic accident claims. These are a type of personal injury claim that can be started by someone that has been injured in a road traffic accident – you make the claim against the person that caused the accident and this is often another driver. People who are thinking about starting road traffic injury claims with an injury solicitor in High Wycombe usually have many questions that they would like answered.
Road traffic injury solicitor – FAQs
How can another driver cause an injury?
They usually do this by the way in which they were driving. Many drivers cause injury by not paying attention to the road or by allowing themselves to become distracted. This is especially dangerous when weather conditions are bad – your driving should be taking your undivided attention at this stage. Other drivers cause accidents by driving inappropriately for the weather conditions. For example, it would be inappropriate to speed along a road using no car lights when it is foggy.
What can I claim for in a road traffic injury claim?
You can claim for the injury itself. Many injuries can be caused by road traffic accidents but whiplash is probably the most common. This affects the soft tissue of the neck. In general, the more serious injuries get the higher levels of compensation and this is fair. In addition to this, there is a part of the compensation which is for money that you have lost because you are injured – this is called ‘out of pocket’ expenses. You can claim for things like lost wages, childcare and household help. However, you have to prove these financial losses and will have to present wage slips and receipts to your personal injury solicitor.
How can I find a personal injury solicitor?
This is easy – all you have to do is call Accident Advice Helpline. You do not have to wait until a particular time of day on a particular day of the week to do this. You can call them in the middle of the night at the weekend if you want to – they are always open.
Although they do not have an injury solicitor in High Wycombe Accident Advice Helpline can still represent you and your claim. This is because they are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK.
What will happen during my claim?
Your Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer will collect evidence to prove who was at fault for the accident and will then set about negotiating a sum of compensation for you. They will handle as much of the paperwork as they can on your behalf. So give Accident Advice Helpline a call on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0933 from a mobile phone.