Personal accident claims in Motherwell
When you start your personal accident claims case with Accident Advice Helpline you will be asked some straightforward questions about your accident. The initial questions are especially easy. They are designed to establish that the accident was not your own fault and that you have received a personal injury from the accident. The accident has to be someone else’s fault.
Many people then decide to go on and start a claim for compensation and are put in touch with a personal injury lawyer. At this stage some further information is required to progress a personal accident claim. This is likely to include details about what time of day the accident happened. The time of day influences the type of accident that occurs.
Personal accident claims in Motherwell – Night time accidents
“Why is driving at night so different to driving during the day?”
Many personal accidents arise during night time driving. Driving at night is certainly not the same as driving during the day. Starting with the most obvious difference – it’s dark! This causes visibility to be reduced. As a result you will find it more difficult to spot other road users like pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists. It is especially difficult if other road users are not wearing the correct high visibility clothing, lights, reflectors etc. It is also the time of day when most people would normally be asleep. This makes tiredness a real issue and there are obvious risks associated with being drowsy and falling asleep at the wheel.
“What type of person usually starts night time personal accident claims cases?
The roads around Motherwell are generally quieter at night. There are several potential reasons for this. Some people find themselves having to make unexpected journeys at night – this may be due to a family emergency or because their daytime travel plans have been delayed. Others drive at night as part of their occupation. These include lorry drivers, bus drivers, delivery drivers and taxi drivers. Young inexperienced drivers who are not used to driving at night are at a higher risk of having an accident and of being involved in a night time personal accident claims case.
“Can I claim compensation for injuries that I suffered in a night time collision?”
Night time personal accident claims cases can be started in exactly the same way as daytime personal accident claims cases. In fact, Accident Advice Helpline is open all through the night so you can even call them straight after your accident if you want to on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Once you have decided to claim, a personal injury lawyer will guide you through the process. This will not involve expensive up front legal costs as it is handled on a no win no fee basis.
So go on give your claim the best possible chance of success and contact the nation’s leading injury firm Accident Advice Helpline for advice about personal accident claims in Motherwell.
Date Published: 4th August 2013
Author: Sharon Parry