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Road Traffic and Motor Bike Accident Claims

///Road Traffic and Motor Bike Accident Claims
Road Traffic and Motor Bike Accident Claims2018-11-12T09:49:52+00:00

If you have suffered an injury in a road traffic or motor bike accident you may be entitled to compensation or to claim on behalf of a loved one who has been injured.

We are experts in pursuing road traffic and motor bike accident claims. Our road accident specialists will support you throughout the claim process.

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What are the time limits for pursuing road traffic or motor bike?

You will usually need to make a claim within 3 years of your road traffic or motor bike accident. In respect of a child you can claim any time before their 18th birthday, after which they have 3 years in which to claim.

What injuries can I claim for?

There are many different types of injury sustained in road traffic accidents. If you have suffered from any of the following you may be entitled to compensation:

  • Head injuries including; brain injuries, eye damage etc

  • Neck injuries including; whiplash etc

  • Shoulder injuries

  • Back injuries including; spinal injuries, paralysis etc

  • Arm injuries including; fractures, dislocation etc

  • Leg injuries; fractures, dislocation etc

  • Foot injuries; fractures, dislocation etc

What damages can I claim for when making a road traffic or motor bike accident compensation claim?

There are two main areas considered when calculating the amount of damages a person should be awarded for road traffic accident compensation claims and these are;

Special Damages – these damages cover any financial aspects that the claim might warrant. Special damages are awarded to the victim of the car accident to reimburse any out of pocket expenses that have been paid as a direct result of the accident.

Special damages cover the following;

  • Travel expenses

  • Prescription costs

  • Medical care

  • Rehabilitation

  • Loss of earnings, future and past that are directly related to your accident and injury

  • Any loss in job opportunities, pensions, job promotions

  • Household assistance

  • Home adaptation

  • Vehicle Damage

General Damages – are concerned with the actual injury itself and how severe or debilitating it is. The amount of pain and suffering the injury causes is also covered by general damages. A medical expert with be asked to examine you and asked to give a prognosis on the injury, how long it is likely to last for and are there any lasting effects. The medical examiner’s report will then assist with calculating a final compensation amount.

No Win No Fee road traffic or motor bike accident claims

We would be able to handle your claim on a no win no fee basis. If you do not receive any compensation you will not pay anything at all. You can talk to one of our road traffic or motor bike accident Solicitors about the specific way in which your claim will be funded and your free initial consultation.

Rehabilitation treatment

We are able to assist in arranging your specific treatment and rehabilitation to be carried out on your behalf. We can arrange for Case Managers to work with your treatment team to produce a full recovery or injury management plan.

Why choose us for your road traffic or motor bike claim service?

If you wish to claim for a road traffic or motor bike accident we offer a free legal consultation and will advise you how best to move forward with your case with no obligation to appoint us as your Solicitors.

We have extensive experience of working with clients who have been involved in road traffic or motor bike accidents. We always ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible for their injuries. We have helped hundreds of clients in obtaining compensation in respect of road traffic accident claims.

It is imperative that you appoint a law firm that specialises in road traffic accident claims.

How much can I claim for when pursuing a road traffic or motor bike accident claim?

There is no set amount that you can claim for a cycling accident. Your compensation settlement takes into account the severity of your injury and what financial losses you have incurred as a direct result of the accident. Once we know the circumstances of your accident we would be able to advise you as to how much compensation you may obtain.

What is my Personal Injury Worth?

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Edwards Duthie will help you with your Personal Injury claim efficiently and as quickly as possible

Our aim is to help you gain financial support as quickly as possible, particularly if you are unable to work due to your injuries and ongoing condition. We know that making a Personal Injury claim can seem daunting, so our expert Personal Injury lawyers are trained to help you understand the process of making a claim and will explain very simply what is happening along the way.

Every year we successfully help thousands of people to win/gain compensation after an accident or illness, so we know exactly what kind of positive action is needed to help you get the same result.

Call us now on 020 8514 9000 to speak in confidence with one of our injury lawyers.

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