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Road traffic accident compensation claims solicitors Wigan, St Helens & Bolton

When it comes to road traffic accident compensation claims, we understand that navigating through the legal process can be overwhelming. That's why our team of dedicated solicitors in Wigan, St Helens, and Bolton are here to help. With their extensive knowledge and expertise in personal injury law, they are committed to guiding you through the entire claims process, ensuring that it is as straightforward and clear as possible. Whether you prefer to discuss your case over the phone or through our online enquiry form, our compassionate personal injury solicitors are always just a phone call away.

At Stephensons, we firmly believe that everyone deserves access to expert legal advice, regardless of their background. With years of collective experience, our personal injury solicitors have assisted clients from all walks of life, providing tailored legal solutions to meet their unique needs. We take pride in simplifying the entire claims procedure, minimising the stress that often accompanies legal proceedings. Let our team handle the complexities so that you can focus on your recovery. Don't hesitate to reach out to our personal injury solicitors at 0161 696 6235 or complete our online enquiry form for swift and effective legal assistance.

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What is a road traffic accident?

A road traffic accident refers to an unfortunate event involving vehicles, pedestrians, or cyclists colliding with each other or with stationary objects on the road. It usually results in damage to property, injuries, or even fatalities. These accidents can occur due to various factors, such as human error, reckless driving, poor road conditions, or mechanical failures. They require immediate attention and often involve legal and insurance procedures to resolve disputes and compensate for damages.

What is a road traffic accident compensation claim?

A road traffic accident compensation claim refers to the legal process of seeking financial damages for injuries sustained in a car, motorcycle, or pedestrian accident caused by someone else's negligence. It involves proving liability, gathering evidence, and negotiating with insurance companies to secure fair compensation for expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages suffered as a result of the accident.

Why choose our road traffic accident claims solicitors?

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident and have suffered injuries, Stephensons are here to help you. Our team of expert legal advisors specialises in handling personal injury claims and can quickly assess whether you have grounds for a compensation claim. With our extensive experience in this area, we will guide you through the process and help you claim the appropriate level of compensation for what has happened to you.

At Stephensons, we pride ourselves on constantly evolving our services to meet the needs of our clients. We understand that accidents can happen at any time and life can be unpredictable. That is why we are here to provide you with the right support and seek the compensation that suits your specific needs.

To get started, all it takes is a simple conversation. If you have been injured in a road traffic accident that wasn't your fault, give us a call on 0161 696 6235. Our team will listen to your situation, assess your claim, and provide you with clear guidance on the next steps.

Stephensons has been recognised for our expertise in personal injury and clinical negligence. We were awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the prestigious 2022 Manchester Legal Awards and were commended in The Times Best Law Firms 2019. This serves as a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional services to our clients.

How can our road traffic accident claims solicitors help?

If you've been involved in a road traffic accident and need legal representation, look no further than Stephensons. Our team of experienced solicitors in Warrington, Wigan, St Helens, and Bolton specialise in road traffic accident compensation claims. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial strain such accidents can cause, and we are here to help you navigate through the complex legal process. From gathering evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, to claiming the maximum compensation you deserve, our dedicated team will fight on your behalf. Trust Stephensons to guide you through this difficult time and help you get the justice you deserve.

What should I do immediately after a road traffic accident?

After a road traffic accident, ensure your safety and the safety of others involved. If anyone is injured or there are vehicles blocking the road, call the emergency services. Otherwise, you can use the non-emergency police line (101) to report the accident. You should document the incident, exchange contact information with anyone else involved, and collect evidence like photos and witness statements. Notify your insurance company and seek legal advice if needed.

Can I make a road traffic accident claim?

Yes, you may be able to make a road traffic accident claim if you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or if the accident was not your fault. It is advisable to consult a personal injury lawyer to assess your specific case and determine if you are eligible for a claim.

Do I need a solicitor after a road traffic accident?

Yes, it is recommended to consult with a solicitor after a road traffic accident in order to understand your legal rights and receive proper guidance regarding any claims or legal proceedings that may be necessary.

How long do I have to start a road traffic accident claim?

The time limit to start a road traffic accident claim is typically within three years from the date of the accident. It is important to consult with a legal professional to understand the specific time frame applicable to your situation.

What evidence will I need to support my road traffic accident claim?

To support a road traffic accident claim, you will typically need the following evidence: police reports, witness statements, photographs of the accident scene and vehicle damage, medical reports and records, proof of any financial losses (like medical bills or repair estimates), and any additional evidence such as dashcam footage or CCTV footage, if available. We may be able to obtain some of this evidence on your behalf if you do not have it.

How long do road traffic claims take?

The length of time it takes to process road traffic claims can vary greatly depending on the specific circumstances of the claim, including factors such as the complexity of the case, the cooperation of all parties involved, and the efficiency of the legal process.

How much can you claim for road traffic accident?

The amount that can be claimed for a road traffic accident varies greatly depending on various factors, including the severity of the injuries, the level of fault of the parties involved, and the impact on the injured person's life. It is recommended to consult with a personal injury lawyer to determine the potential amount that can be claimed.

Can you claim for trauma from a road traffic accident?

Yes, it is possible to claim for trauma from a road traffic accident. If you have suffered emotional distress or psychological trauma as a result of the accident, you may be eligible to claim compensation for the pain and suffering caused. It is advisable to seek legal advice to understand your rights and for assistance with making a claim. It is also advisable to seek medical treatment to help you process your trauma.

Do road traffic accidents go to court?

Yes, road traffic accidents can go to court if legal action is taken by any of the parties involved. However, usually, these matters are settled before they get to court.

Contact our road traffic accident claims solicitors in Warrington, Wigan, St Helens, or Bolton

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident in Warrington, Wigan, St Helens, or Bolton, and are seeking compensation for your injuries, our experienced solicitors are here to help. To discuss your case, please give us a call at 0161 696 6235, or fill out our online enquiry form.

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