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Car Accident Compensation Claims

If you have been involved in a car accident then you may be able to make a claim for personal injury compensation.

Car accident compensation claims can be made if you were:

  • Driving a car and have suffered an accident and injury due to a collision that was not your fault.
  • A passenger in a vehicle that has been involved in a road traffic accident that has caused you to suffer personal injury.

If you have been involved in a car accident that you believe was not your fault, you should contact a personal injury solicitor immediately to discuss your potential claim.

At the scene of the accident, obtain the details of the other party involved. Details should include; their name, address, vehicle registration and insurance details.

If you believe that the circumstances of the accident are likely to be in dispute, it is advised that you make a note of the exact accident details; the time, date and location of the accident, as well as gaining contact information for any witnesses to the incident.

If the emergency services are called to the scene of an accident it is advised that you co-operate fully, as you may later need to rely on the police report to help prove your claim for compensation.

If you have sustained injuries as a result of the car accident, make a note of any treatment and medical appointments attended.

It will help to speed up your car accident compensation claims if you have as much information as possible regarding your accident when making the initial call to a personal injury solicitor.

Car Accident Compensation Claims – What If The Other Driver Was Not Insured?

The worst case scenario will be that the other driver is either uninsured or fails to stop at the scene of the accident. In these cases you may still be able to make a successful compensation claim.

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has been set up to help victims who have suffered at the hands of uninsured and untraceable drivers. A member of our team at Duncan Gibbins Solicitors will be able to advise you about making a claim for compensation if you have been the victim of an uninsured or untraceable driver.

Car Accident Compensation Claims – Amount Of Compensation

Once we have investigated the accident circumstances and fault has been admitted by the other driver we can then help you to receive the compensation that you deserve. Every accident and every claim for compensation is different.

Our solicitors will asses the pain and suffering you have experienced using medical reports, industry guidelines and previous case law to ensure that you receive the maximum personal injury compensation that you are entitled to.

As well as making a claim for personal injury compensation we can also help you to claim for and other financial loss that you have experienced as a result of the accident. This could include:

  • Loss of earnings
  • Property and vehicle damage
  • Insurance policy excess
  • Medical expenses
  • Cost of care
  • Future losses 

If your life has been disrupted and you have experienced pain and suffering as a result of someone else’s negligence then you deserve compensation.

Car accident compensation claims

Speak to Lauren to discuss your car accident compensation claim today

Our solicitors have many years of experience in helping victims with their car accident compensation claims. At Duncan Gibbins Solicitors client care has always been our number one priority.

Why not listen to what some of our previous clients have said about our level of service?

For a free, no obligation discussion about your potential claim contact a member of our team today. We can provide advice about all aspects of your claim and can pursue your case on a no win, no fee agreement.

Call us today on freephone 0800 0193 515. Alternatively fill out a claim form and a member of our team can call you back to discuss your car accident compensation claim at a suitable time for you.


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