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Answers to common questions about Road Accident Claims:
How do I make a road accident claim?
If you have been involved in a road accident that was not your fault and have suffered injuries then it is likely that you will be able to make a claim.
To make a claim, seek advice from Corries Solicitors as soon after the accident occurred as possible, whilst the details are still fresh to mind.
Call Corries Solicitor on 01904 527430 or contact us online
What can I claim compensation for after a road accident?
The injuries that you have suffered as a result of the accident. You may also need to take time off work to recover which means you have a loss of income. You may also have increased travel costs, through being unable to drive. The following are claims that can be made after a road accident :
● Repair your vehicle, or its replacement if it's badly damaged.
● Additional travel expenses whilst your own vehicle is off-road.
● Hire a car whilst your own vehicle is off-road.
● Loss of earnings.
● Injury compensation.
● Medical expenses such as prescription charges.
What are common road traffic accidents?
The most common road accidents are :
● Rear-end collisions
● Collisions at junctions or roundabouts
● Lane-changing collisions
● Roundabout accidents
● Speeding accidents
● Reversing accidents
● Failing to indicate
Arguments about who is to blame can arise even in the most straightforward accident circumstances. In some cases, both parties can be partly at fault. Even if you are partly at fault you should still be able to claim compensation although the amount will be less.
How much compensation will I get after a road accident?
Every individual has different circumstances, and claims can include :
● Injury compensation.
● The cost of repairing your vehicle.
● The cost of a new vehicle if your old one cannot be repaired.
● Travelling expenses whilst your own vehicle is off-road, e.g bus fares etc.
● Loss of earnings.
● Medical expenses such as prescription charges etc.
The amount of compensation that you could obtain depends on the individual circumstances of each case.
Why choose Corries Solicitors to handle your claim?
Corries Solicitors help hundreds of injured clients every year recover compensation from their road accidents. We act for clients who have suffered relatively whiplash to those who have suffered much more serious injuries requiring extensive medical treatment.
Knowing how to prove who caused an accident, is vital to the success of any car accident claim, and it is what we do best.
Getting the right evidence to support any losses sustained, including a report from a medical expert, is also vital to getting the right amount of damages.
What road traffic accident cases do you take on?
Corries Solicitors handle all types of road accidents including:
Uninsured driver claims
Is there a time limit for making a claim?
Road accident claims should be started within three years of the accident happening. The sooner you instruct the help of a solicitor the better. If children are involved in a road traffic accident the law allows their parents to submit a claim on their behalf at any time before their eighteenth birthday. After the child has turned eighteen they can choose to pursue a claim themselves before the age of twenty-one.
What do I do after a road accident?
If you or anyone else involved has been injured you must exchange details with the other driver. Also, collect details of any witnesses. Also, take photos and video footage from the scene of the accident and any injuries sustained.
You must also report the accident to the police within 24 hours.
Can I claim for a road accident that was partly my fault?
Yes, you can although the damages you receive will be reduced. This is called ‘contributory negligence’. For example, if you are 50% responsible then your damages will be reduced by 50%.
What evidence do I need in a road accident claim?
If it is safe to do so, at the scene of the accident it is advisable to collect the following details:
● The name, address, vehicle registration number and insurance policy details of the other party.
● The date and time of the accident.
● The road conditions and weather.
● Photos of the scene of the accident. Photos of any injuries.
● Details of any witnesses.
How do I make a claim?
To get started call Corries Solicitors on 01904 527430 or contact us online
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Gloria Langton, Thirsk.
“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father, whilst he was ill, was also very much appreciated. I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services."
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Kevin Ashton, Huntington.
“Thank you for the cheque for £19,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner in which you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitor's job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”
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