How specialist auto accident lawyers can help you
Have you been injured in an auto accident that was not your fault? Was the auto accident within the last 3 years? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you may be entitled to claim personal injury compensation. Specialist auto accident lawyers will be able to give you expert advice and assistance.
Specialist auto accident lawyers
Auto accident lawyers are types of personal injury lawyers, their field of expertise is auto/road traffic accidents. Auto accidents or road traffic accidents as they are also commonly known, as make up a large percentage of personal injury claims. With the increase in number of cars on the road this may not be a surprise.
Many people are distracted when driving and do not fully concentrate, thus making mistakes which can have disastrous consequences. Luckily in the UK we have a number of laws that safeguard us whilst driving or even if we are a passenger.
Auto accident lawyers have experience in handling all types of auto accidents. From car accidents, motorcycle accidents, lorry accidents to bus accidents. They have dealt with a variety of types of auto accident claims for compensation.
By having auto accident lawyers to represent you puts you at an advantage. This is because the lawyer is familiar not only with personal injury law, but laws relating to the Highway Code. They are also aware of the types of injuries sustained for different types of auto accident and how much money you can expect to claim.
Your lawyer will also inform you of how the claims process works and interpret legal jargon so that you understand what is going on. Your lawyer will also inform you of what information is needed to assist in your claim.
Creating a case
Auto accident lawyers will start to build a case against the negligent party. This entails collating information with regards to the accident and your injuries to build up a strong case. In most cases the lawyer will obtain most of the information over the phone, there will not be a need to see the lawyer regularly.
Information required to build a strong case:
- Medical records documenting your injuries from the auto accident
- Details of the negligent party, including name address and telephone number
- Witness details
- Make, model, colour and registration of the car involved in the auto accident
- Details of the accident. Try to note down the events leading up to the accident, what happened during the accident and afterwards. If possible draw a sketch whilst it is fresh in your memory.
Finding reliable specialist auto accident lawyers
Accident Advice Helpline is a personal injury compensation law firm. One of our main areas of expertise is dealing with auto accidents, as this makes up the majority of the cases we see.
Accident Advice Helpline will appoint you a lawyer who has a proven track record in auto accidents. You can concentrate on getting better whilst we do the hard work for you.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 9th December 2012
Author: David Brown