Car Accident Claims
With millions of drivers using the roads each and every day, its inevitable that road traffic accidents will occur.
If you’ve been involved in a road accident and you weren’t at fault, you could be entitled to make a road accident claim, depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident of course.
After all, being involved in a car accident can be an extremely traumatic experience for all involved, with potentially life changing repercussions for those injured, as well as their families.
Starting a Car Accident Claim? Let us help!
Here at Aston Knight, our highly skilled and experienced personal injury solicitors are armed with extensive knowledge and expertise when it comes to handling a wide range of car accident claims.
From drivers and passengers, through to cyclists and even pedestrians, we’ve successfully secured compensation for thousands of people who have been injured as a result of a car accident.
From whiplash claims to more serious life changing injuries, our supportive personal injury solicitors have represented a wide range of clients who have been injured on UK roads, due to the direct fault of other motorists.
So, if you’ve got a road traffic accident claim, let us help!
When can you make a car accident claim?
If you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident and you were not at fault, you could be entitled to make a car accident claim.
Every day, we handle a diverse range of complex, serious, and minor road accident claims, helping our customers to get the compensation they deserve.
Whether a driver has collided with the rear of your vehicle, a car has pulled out in front of you at a junction without due care and attention, or a driver has changed lanes into your path causing a collision, we can help.
One of the most common injuries sustained in a road traffic accident is whiplash, but more serious road traffic accidents can have a devastating and life changing impact on the driver and passengers involved.
Our experienced, supportive, and compassionate personal injury solicitors deal with all manner of injuries, from standard whiplash to serious catastrophic injuries.
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Did you know that motorcyclists in the UK are considered to be at one of the highest risks of sustaining an injury in a road traffic accident?
With this in mind, it’s important that motorcyclists are alert and vigilant at all times when manoeuvring the roads, especially when they’re at a junction or overtaking other moving vehicles.
In the UK, thousands of people cycle to work each and every day. Whether you use your bike as a practical way of getting around or for pleasure, there’s no denying that cyclists are the most vulnerable road users.
And it’s often the case that cyclists involved in road traffic accidents sustain the most serious, life changing injuries due to having little protection.
Cyclist casualties have risen in recent years due to the fact that more people than ever before are cycling on the UK’s roads. Here at Aston Knight Solicitors, we have acted on behalf of hundreds of cyclists, recovering thousands of pounds in compensation.
We have also successfully obtained any necessary rehabilitation to aid their recovery, including physiotherapy and counselling sessions to restore their confidence.
Tragically, many pedestrians are seriously injured or even killed due to negligent drivers who are not paying attention, speeding, ignoring traffic lights, or are under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Pedestrians are vulnerable to serious injury due to lack of protection of vehicle or safety equipment.
If you are a passenger in a privately owned vehicle, taxi or on public transport and you’ve been injured as the result of another road user, you may be entitled to compensation.
Passengers can minimise injuries by wearing a seat belt at all times.
Claims against uninsured and untraced drivers
It’s not uncommon for the driver at fault in an accident not to have insurance and, in some cases, the driver might even leave the scene of the accident without exchanging details.
The key to a successful claim following a car accident is evidence. Here are some tips on the information you should obtain following an accident:
- Ensure that you take the correct contact details and vehicle registration number of the at-fault motorist.
- Take photographs of both vehicles involved, clearly showing the vehicle registration and damage sustained.
- Take details of any independent witnesses.
- Ensure that you contact the police if the driver at fault has driven off or if you suspect that the details provided are incorrect.
- Ensure that you seek medical attention for your injuries and continue to do so if symptoms persist.