It’s not just cars and their drivers involved in road traffic accidents in Vale of Glamorgan – cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians can get into accidents, too, and they usually suffer considerably more.
Pedestrians have nothing shielding them from harm. If they get hit by a car, they could get severely injured or even die. Even at low speeds, they could experience multiple fractures and other problems that require hospital treatment.
Cyclists are also at great risk, because they have little protection if they are hit by a car. A helmet and protective clothing might help, but if they are hit by a vehicle, it could knock them off their bike and they could be run over.
Motorbike riders have a bit more protection, but again, it’s just clothing and a helmet – no match for the airbag and crumple zones that modern cars have.
Any of these groups of people could be at serious risk of injury through road traffic accidents in Vale of Glamorgan – through no fault of their own!
If it’s someone else’s fault, why not claim?
Where accidents occur that aren’t your fault, you could claim compensation – and if you’re successful, you could receive a payout for your injuries, as well as any expenses incurred as a result of your accident.
A lot of people wonder what the point is in claiming compensation – how does money relate to an accident? At Accident Advice Helpline, we say that it definitely relates to an accident, in that you suffer financial problems through losing wages (if you take time off work) and paying out for services such as home helps (which you may need). Why should you shoulder this burden?
Get on the phone to us about road traffic accidents in Vale of Glamorgan
If you’ve suffered an accident because of someone else’s actions, and got injured as a result, then why not call Accident Advice Helpline now? We have a 24/7 hotline, so you can pick up the phone whenever it suits you – or send us a text, if you prefer.
- Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline
- Dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile
- Text “claim365” to 88010
The next steps
If you qualify to claim for your accident (i.e. if it’s not your fault), the advisor you speak to will take your details and pass them to our legal team, which consists of no win no fee solicitors.
The solicitor assigned to your case will process your claim, dealing with all the relevant agencies on your behalf. Their aim is to secure you a payout, but if they’re not successful in doing this (and unfortunately, not all claims are won), you won’t have to worry about fees.
For more information, visit our website – or just give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Date Published: 4th October 2014
Author: David Brown