Being caught up in a road traffic accident can happen at any time, as even a momentary lapse in concentration can spell disaster.
Injuries and loss of work resulting from any such accident can have far reaching consequences so it’s important that a claimant knows exactly where they stand.
Road users are protected by law to ensure they are safe on the UK’s roads, with motorists, other road users and local authorities all sharing the responsibilities.
So whether you have had a car accident, a scooter accident or want to make a motorcycle accident claim, if the accident was not your fault and it’s possible to prove injury through somebody else’s negligence then a personal injury claim could be pursued.
Choose your own solicitor
It is important to stress that a choice of solicitor in these circumstances is down to the individual concerned. You do not have to use the solicitor that is appointed by your insurer, in fact you’re usually better off using an independent solicitor that specialises in personal injury work.
When somebody is unable to work as a result of their injuries, finances can often be a struggle, which is why the claims process can help.
It is in place to help with the immediate situation but also with any future issues that may arise as a result of a lack of work or income.
The key during the recovery process is that a focus can be placed on exactly that, rather than on any issues surrounding claiming for the accident.
With the use of no win no fee solicitors it is possible to claim without having to pay anything upfront as the solicitor in question will offer to act on your behalf knowing that they will not be paid should they not win the case.
Prospects of winning
In these cases most solicitors will look at the prospects and advise accordingly while all costs following a successful case will be reclaimed from other parties or their insurers and from a pre-agreed percentage of any compensation awarded.
As a result, it is possible to get an idea of what might happen in a case from a very early stage, as it is likely solicitors will not take it on if they feel the chances of success are limited.
Therefore if they choose to take the claim on, it’s very likely they are confident that somebody else has a case to answer.
Take the next step
Lampkin & Co Solicitors specialise in personal injury claims. With all work done on a no win, no fee basis, there is no risk or committment in finding out if you have a strong case. If you’d like to know if we can take your claim on you can make a quick online claim enquiry.