Situated near to the M25, the town of Grays in Essex could play host to a number of accidents, including road traffic accidents. If you have been involved in an incident that was not your fault, which resulted in an injury to you or your loved ones, then you should look into making personal injury claims in Grays.
I have been in a road traffic accident near Grays
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident near or in the town of Grays, you may be entitled to compensation. Personal injury claims in Grays can be made regardless of whether you were a passenger or the driver of a vehicle, or a cyclist, a motorcyclist or a pedestrian caught up in an accident.
A road traffic accident in or near Grays could include:
- An accident on the busy M25 motorway
- A car crash on nearby A roads such as the A282 or the A127
- An incident in the town centre
If the accident was someone else’s fault, resulted in injuries requiring medical attention and happened in the past three years, then you may be able to make a claim. Incidents that could be counted as negligent include:
- Dangerous manoeuvres
- Ignoring road signs, or skipping red traffic lights
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or other illegal substances
- Poorly maintained road surfaces
- Incorrect signage
The parties that may be to blame for a road traffic accident include another driver, the local council, other cyclists, motorcyclists or pedestrians – depending on your specific situation. If possible, it is good to have your claims backed up by a witness who will be able to confirm that an accident was not your fault.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, as well as the contact details of witnesses, there are other pieces of information that may be useful to back up your personal injury claims in Grays. This could include:
- Photographs taken on your camera phone
- Your account of the accident including time, date and location
- Vehicle registration, make, model and colour of any other vehicles involved
- The contact details of other drivers
- Your medical report from your GP or other medical professional
It is not vital to have all of this information to hand, but it can help during the claims process. Any additional information you have may be beneficial, and boost your chances of success.
How to make personal injury claims in Grays
You should make your claim as soon as possible, by getting in touch with a personal injury solicitor or compensation provider such as Accident Advice Helpline.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we work on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis to ensure you are represented by the very best legal teams in their field – whether you need the specialist help of a road traffic accident lawyer or another specialist area. To make your claim today, call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.