There may be different situations throughout your life that necessitate the need to call upon solicitors in Barton-upon-Humber. Anybody can find themselves accused of a crime whether guilty or innocent, in an unhappy marriage and in need of a divorce, or embroiled in a custody battle. We are all human, and as such, fallible and prone to errors or bad decisions. We are also vulnerable to the mistakes other people make. Thus you may find yourself needing solicitors in Barton-upon-Humber because you’ve been the victim of a crime, or another type of injustice. For example, you may need the services of solicitors Barton-upon-Humber because you were involved in a road traffic accident caused by another person.
The different scenarios
You may be unsure about contacting solicitors in Barton-upon-Humber after suffering injuries in a road traffic accident. There are different circumstances in which you can claim:
- You can begin a claim if you were driving your vehicle when the collisions occurred, provided there is evidence to prove that the crash was the other driver’s fault.
- You can claim for personal injury if you are the passenger in a car crash that was caused by the driver of the vehicle you were in.
- You can start personal injury proceedings if you are a pedestrian on the road and a driver runs you over because they fail to stop in a situation where you have the right of way and it can be proven that they were not paying attention to their surroundings. An example of this would be being hit by a vehicle while walking on the pedestrian crossing, because the driver was distracted.
Don’t think twice about it
Suing for injury compensation against major companies and corporations is something that most people don’t feel remorse over. However, some are inclined to feel guilty for suing against individuals such as drivers who make an error on the road. You shouldn’t feel guilty for contacting solicitors in Barton-upon-Humber in this kind of situation. Accidents mean a lot of trauma and pain for the victim. They can also involve loss of earnings and unpleasant lifestyle changes for the victim and those closest to them. What’s more, claiming against the driver in this kind of situation won’t mean they personally have to pay you a large sum of money. Instead, the driver’s insurance will foot the bill. The driver’s insurance premiums will go up as a result, but that’s only fair.
We could help
We’re Accident Advice Helpline, a leading personal injury law firm. We’re here to help anyone wishing to process a claim. To learn more, contact an advisor on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 using a mobile.
Date Published: 16th May 2014
Author: Claire Billips