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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

    Lawyer in Old Meldrum

    Lawyer in Old Meldrum

    Road traffic accidents are a common cause of personal injuries. They can cause many different types of trauma, including whiplash, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), spinal cord injuries, broken bones and brain damage.

    Common causes of road traffic accidents for a lawyer in Old Meldrum

    Road traffic accidents occur for a number of reasons. Some of the most common causes of road traffic accidents for a lawyer in Old Meldrum include:

    • Driver error
      Driver error usually occurs in combination with other factors, such as hazardous road conditions.
    • Injudicious actions
      Many road traffic accidents involve injudicious actions as contributing factors. Injudicious actions include speeding, tailgating and disobeying traffic signals. When accidents occur as a result of injudicious actions, they often involve fatalities.
    • Distractions and impairments
      Some of the most commonly reported distractions include mobile phones, satellite navigation systems and passengers.
    • Road conditions
      Factors such as hazardous weather and worn road surfaces. These factors are often unavoidable and/or unforeseen.
    • Ill health
      Some road traffic accidents are caused by drivers struck down by a serious illness whilst behind the wheel. These drivers will not usually be held responsible for the accident. However, you can still make a compensation claim against them for any personal injuries you have sustained. Your settlement will covered by their insurance company.

    Understanding your legal rights

    If you have been involved in a road traffic accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to make a no-win, no-fee claim through an accident lawyer.

    In many cases, the guilty party’s insurance company will deal with the damages, but they will not always offer you the largest possible compensation settlement. You will require the assistance of an accident lawyer who will ensure that you receive a fair compensation settlement.

    Looking for an accident lawyer in Old Meldrum?

    We do not have a lawyer in Old Meldrum working directly for us but this doesn’t matter, we can still help you claim as we are a national injury law firm that covers all areas of the UK. So if you need an injury lawyer in Old Meldrum or anyway make us your first point of call.

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    If you would like to make a road traffic accident claim through Accident Advice Helpline, please call our helpline 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and speak to a trained legal advisor about your case.

    Date Published: 27th January 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    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.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.