Had a road traffic accident? Been injured and need to make a no win no fee Docklands personal injury claim?
With the increasing number of vehicles on the roads and the deteriorating condition of our congested road networks, it is hardly surprising that road traffic accident injuries still account for the largest number of hospital admissions to Accident and Emergency departments every day.
If you, or some one close to you, have been the victim of a road traffic accident which wasn’t your fault and been injured as a result within the last 3 years, then you are legally entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Causes of road traffic accidents
Road traffic accidents can be caused by:
- failing to look adequately
- failing to stop in time
- failing to obey road traffic signs and road markings
- failing to indicate and notify other road users of your intentions in good time
- driving without care and attention
- driving whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- driving recklessly
Typical injuries caused by road traffic accidents
It is not only the drivers who can be injured in a road traffic accident, passengers and pedestrians may also be injured as a result.
Injuries can range in severity and may include:
- Soft tissue injuries such as sprains or strains, torn muscles and ligaments
- Broken, fractured or dislocated bones
- Lacerations and bleeding
- Neck injuries
- Head injuries
- Facial trauma
- Spinal injuries
- Brain injuries
- Fatal injuries
At the scene of a road traffic accident
The law states that if you are involved in a road traffic accident, whether or not you are at fault, you must always stop and offer first aid to any casualties.
It is advisable to check the scene and attempt to make it safe to avoid further accidents. Place a warning triangle in the road and ask a bystander to direct the traffic. Switch off engines and turn on hazard lights to warn other road users of your presence in the road.
Exchange insurance, personal, vehicle and contact details with other relevant parties and ask any witnesses to provide their contact details.
Making your no win no fee Docklands personal injury compensation claim
Call the leading experts, Accident Advice Helpline, on their 24 hour helpline for relevant and no obligation information about making a no win no fee Docklands personal injury compensation claim. Their team of highly trained telephone advisers are experienced at answering any queries you may have about making a no win no fee Docklands personal injury compensation claim over the phone.
Once you are in possession of all the relevant information about making a no win no fee Docklands personal injury compensation claim, it is up to you to decide, if you wish to go ahead and proceed with making a no win no fee Docklands personal injury compensation claim.
Date Published: 14th February 2014