Have you been involved in a road traffic accident?
A road traffic accident is where two or more vehicles are involved in a collision, or someone is injured or killed on the roads. They’re usually caused by things such as reckless driving or poor weather conditions. If you have been in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could claim compensation.
The most common claims for road traffic accidents include:
What do you need to know about road traffic accident claims?
What should I do after a road traffic accident?
Find out if the other driver has insurance and note their registration number. Try to collect as much information as you can about the accident as well as your losses and injuries. Retain any police references too and details of your medical appointments. Our experts can answer any of your legal questions.
I was hit by an uninsured driver. Can I claim?
Yes. If you were hit by an uninsured driver as, with the help of our panel of solicitors, you can claim through the government-backed Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB).
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 compensation?
Yes, if a passenger is involved in a collision on the road and they sustain injuries through no fault of their own, then they are entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Watch our video: What is a road traffic accident?
The facts about road traffic accidents
How can First4Lawyers help you?
We can help you to make a compensation claim on a No Win No Fee basis
We can help you to recover whatever you have lost financially while injured
We'll take the stress out of making your claim by having one of our specialists there with you every step of the way
Why Choose First4Lawyers?
Every year, we help thousands of people make claims after suffering an injury or accident that wasn't their fault
In 2016 we won Claims Management Firm of the Year for the fourth time.
We work with a carefully selected panel of solicitors who are experts in injury and accident claims
We are the UK's largest independent personal injury firm.