Car accident injury compensation claims

When you are involved in a car accident it is crucial to secure appropriate compensation for any injuries sustained and to recover any financial losses from damage to the vehicle and it's contents. For free initial advice and to discuss your potential personal injury claim call us on 0203 816 0065.

Car accidents can vary greatly from one situation to the next, so naturally car accident compensation amounts are also diverse. The key to the amount of compensation sought is the amount of loss and damage suffered. This includes all financial loss relating to the vehicle, its contents, medical expenses and ongoing rehabilitation or loss of earnings through missed work.

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Common injuries in car accidents

A number of common injuries are cited in many car accidents including neck and back injuries and these injuries can last for days, weeks, months or years depending upon the severity of the accident. This will affect the degree of compensation. The same is true of other injuries sustained during an accident and the severity of the condition will be assessed during the claims process.

Another factor to be established during the process is the level of ancillary damages. This refers to costs of the accident in terms of vehicle and property damage, vehicle hire and purchase, loss of income and amenity. The degree of ancillary damages will affect the amount of compensation sought and won in the case.

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Car accidents and contributory negligence

The final deciding factor is contributory negligence which refers to your own actions in the lead up to the accident, which could reduce the amount of compensation despite the accident being someone else’s fault. Failure to wear a seatbelt and other actions could work against you in a settlement, but the highly skilled solicitors working on your behalf guarantee to provide the best possible car accident compensation amount for your needs.

With a quick call to our expert team we could tell you whether you have grounds to make a car accident claim and then our experienced solicitors will work hard to earn you the right amount of compensation for your needs.

It all starts with one conversation and some free, no obligation legal advice, so if you have been injured in a car accident and you are not sure if you have grounds for a claim, why not give us a call on 0203 816 0065.

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