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Road Traffic Accident

If you have had an accident on the road which was caused by another driver, there is a chance that you could make a claim for compensation. We have all the info you need on this page to help you make the next step.

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– Mrs F, Cornwall

What we can do for you

First4lawyers are the first choice when it comes to helping people who have suffered from a road traffic accident. We will:

  • Help you claim for substantial compensation

  • Recover all costs incurred from your medical negligence case

  • Work for you on a No win no fee basis

  • Take the stress out of making a claim, leaving you with nothing to worry about

What do you need to know about Road Traffic Accident claims?

Can I still claim if my accident happened abroad?

Yes. This applies if you were on a package holiday while involved in an on-road collision in another country, but you need all the relevant paperwork, particularly for insurance.

Can passengers claim?

They can, as any injuries caused to all involved inside the affected vehicle can be claimed for through the negligent driver’s insurance.

Why First4Lawyers?

  • Each year we help thousands of people make claims for situations they haven’t caused.

  • We have been awarded Claims Management Firm of the Year for two years in a row.

  • We work with a carefully selected panel of specialists chosen for their expertise in Road Traffic Accident cases.

  • UK’s largest independent claims management business

Have you been involved in a road traffic accident?

A road traffic accident is where two or more vehicles are involved in a collision. They’re usually caused by things such as reckless driving and poor weather conditions. If you have been in one that wasn’t your fault, you could claim compensation.

The most common claims for Road Traffic Accident include:


This affects the neck, back and shoulder muscles after the body receives a sudden jolt in a car on collision with another vehicle

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Motorcycle Accident Claims

As motorbike riders are more exposed, they tend to be more vulnerable than other drivers.

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Car Accident Abroad Claims

Road traffic accidents in other countries could happen due to poor driving conditions or bad driving from local motorists

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Public Transport Injury Claims

They can be made if you suffer an accident that wasn’t your fault on a bus, train, tram or underground

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Can you make a claim?


Complete our online claim form


Wait to hear back from one of our personal injury specialists


Our solicitor will send a letter to the defendant, which could lead to a settlement

“Excellent service and made me feel comfortable with talking through my situation. Had no hesitation in saying yes to taking on my case”

– Mr B, Doncaster

The facts about road accidents

The facts about road accidents

Collisions on the UK’s roads throughout 2013.
(Source: Department of Transport)

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Expert in Claims Procedure First4Lawyers

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