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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

    Road accident in West Somerset


    Crash worse because of speed

    Unquestionably, one of the biggest causes of accidents on the road is speed. So many people think that they can drive as fast as they want and that there are no consequences. But the statistics say something very different. It is not only that speeding causes more accidents though, they also make them much worse. This causes more suffering than is needed, and what drives so many claims for a road accident in West Somerset.

    Not just about why, but how bad

    It is possible for someone to be in an accident that was speeding, but was not the cause of the accident. However, due to the speed they were going above the limit, this means that the crash could have been a lot worse than it should have been – meaning that they are responsible for the injuries caused. So regardless of whether the crash was caused by their speed, they are still responsible for the outcome of the crash!

    Make it right with claims for a road accident in West Somerset

    The speed limits in the UK are there for a reason – to make the roads safer. The way the limits do this is to (a) reduce the amount of accidents caused by speed, and (b) to minimise the injuries in crashes.

    Speeding is responsible for both these problems, and if you have been in an accident with someone that was driving too fast, then you can make a claim to get compensation for the injuries you have suffered.

    Accident Advice Helpline are the professionals

    If you need to make any claims for a road accident in West Somerset because someone was speeding and has caused you harm, then call Accident Advice Helpline. We are here to help, and as the nation’s top rated law firm dealing with situations just like yours, we are without a doubt your best chance at getting you the compensation you are owed.

    Open Claim Calculator

    All you have to do is call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile to speak to one of our team and they can get your claim started. If you have any questions at all, they will be happy to answer them, and often are even able to tell you what you may be owed.

    We also have a quick and easy 30 second test online you can take to see if you qualify to make a claim with us. It really couldn’t be any simpler than that, so let’s get started today!

    Date Published: 22nd June 2015

    Author: David Brown

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