Passenger Accident Claims
When you’re relying on someone to get you from A to B, your biggest concern may be that they’re running late, not that you might be injured along the way. Thankfully for those who are, The Compensation Experts are here to help. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving your children to school and are in an accident, or riding pillion on a motorbike when it crashes if you have been injured in a passenger accident, you may be entitled to compensation for damages.
What is a Passenger Accident Claim?
Personal injuries suffered in a road traffic accident are a typical example people come to The Compensation Experts for legal assistance. Passenger accident claims can be made on behalf of anyone who is hurt in an accident where they were not driving or riding a vehicle. It does not matter if the rider or driver of your vehicle is at fault, or even if they are uninsured, you can still submit a legal request for compensation.
A case study of a passenger accident claim involved a man injured in a car crash caused by the driver of the car in which he was travelling. The claimant suffered severe whiplash and was unable to work for three months while he recovered. The other driver was insured and, after being presented with the evidence which included police and medical reports, his insurance company acknowledged liability and the client was awarded almost £7,000 in damages.
Claiming Compensation for a Passenger Accident
There’s no need to stress or worry that making a compensation claim for a passenger accident will be difficult or expensive. The team at The Compensation Experts make it as simple as they can for you by firstly giving you their professional opinion about whether any claim you raised would be likely to succeed, and also by offering a No Win No Fee* agreement, so you do not need to pay any costs upfront.
We only work with reputable personal injury solicitors who have experience in successfully claiming damages, and will match you with the one who best suits your needs to ensure you have the right legal support from beginning to end.
Your lawyer will build your case using evidence such as:
- Your medical records detailing your injuries and prognosis
- Reports from the police and other emergency services involved
- Statements from any witnesses who saw or heard your accident
- Photos or film footage of the accident site
Your compensation payment will be calculated to cover damages as well as additional expenses incurred. These can include reasonable private medical costs, transport to and from the hospital or work, and any income lost if you have been unable to work while you are recovering. Whether you are claiming for yourself or on behalf of a loved one, you can trust that The Compensation Experts will keep you informed of your application’s progress and support you to its resolution.
Call today for a free, no-obligation discussion, or fill in our online form and we will call back at a time that suits you.
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Need some help?
Am I eligible?
If you have been harmed physically in the last 3 years, due to someone else’s negligence, the short answer is yes.
Exceptions to this are for instance industrial disease or if you were a child at the time of the accident you may have a longer period to claim.
How much could I claim?
As every injury is different, the amount of compensation paid out can differ case to case. Varying factors lead to the final figure include: extent of your injuries, earnings missed out on, future losses and more.
Our dedicated team of experts will give you an indication of how much you could potentially claim for.
How does the process work?
We understand that when making a claim it’s important to know what to expect and when to expect it. That’s why we make the process as transparent & clear as possible.
Your solicitor will gather all the evidence and will notify the negligent party that you wish to begin claim proceedings. With your solicitor negotiating on your behalf, you will be keep up to date every step of the way.
Why should you use us?
No Win No Fee*
We assess all claims on a No Win No Fee basis, then we can determine how successful a claim is likely to be. This service is 100% free.
We assess each claim on its merits with the information provide, which aids us determine its likely success rate.
Our dedicated panel are experts in securing compensation no matter the injury.
Our personal injury lawyers are committed to securing the best possible outcome for you while providing expert support every step of the way.
Personal Dedicated Solicitors
Each client is provided with their own Personal Injury lawyer who will work on the case from start to finish, being there every step of the way. The client will be provided with a direct phone number and direct email address of the lawyer.
Expert passenger accident claims solicitors working for you
We specialise in helping victims of injury claim the compensation they deserve.
We work on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning if we don’t win your case you don’t pay! Once you make contact, our experienced team will work to recover the maximum compensation you are entitled to.