Chances are, that if you had occasion to call an emergency service – be it an ambulance, the fire brigade or the police – that you would want a vehicle to turn up to wherever you were without delay. In most cases, this is exactly what happens. The professionals who drive emergency vehicles have to be highly trained.
It’s not the sort of job you can walk into if you’ve only just passed your driving test. People who drive emergency vehicles have to undergo extremely intensive training to get them up to the standard where they’re able to do their job.
However, things can sometimes go wrong. No matter how well trained a driver of an emergency vehicle is, there will always be a chance that he or she might make a mistake. If you think about just how fast emergency vehicles can travel when they’re trying to reach the scene of an accident, it won’t be too hard to imagine what the consequences of such an error might be.
If you’re ever unfortunate enough to become involved in an accident with an emergency vehicle on its way to an incident and are injured as a result, there will be a chance that you might be able to use the services of decent 100% no win no fee personal injury solicitors in Huyton to seek a compensation pay-out, assuming that the accident in question was not your fault and that your injuries needed medical attention.
Speeding emergency vehicles and solicitors in Huyton
Imagine that you were waiting at a set of traffic lights for the green light to appear. You realise that an emergency vehicle is a little way down the road behind you after catching sight of blue flashing lights in your rear view mirror and hearing sirens. As you’re duty bound to do, you start to manoeuvre your car out of the vehicle’s path so as it can pass. Unfortunately, the driver of the vehicle doesn’t give you enough time to do so and rams into the back of your car. You suffer a rather nasty whiplash injury as a consequence.
Under these circumstances, you might be able to use the services of good 100% no win no fee solicitors in Huyton to seek a compensation pay-out from the emergency service concerned.
Get the right advice from the experts at Accident Advice Helpline
If you have been injured as a consequence of an emergency vehicle driver making a mistake, you should pick up the phone and call the Accident Advice Helpline on one of the numbers at the top of this page, and find out if we can help you claim the compensation you are entitled to.
Date Published: 6th April 2014
Author: David Brown