Road Traffic Accidents
If you are injured in a road traffic accident (sometimes called road traffic collisions) provided somebody else is at fault then you will almost certainly be able to claim compensation.
There are many different types of claim but as long as the accident occurs on a road or pavement (or possibly even private land such as a car park) and involves a vehicle, there may be a claim.
Who Can I Claim Against?
If you have been injured whilst you were riding or driving you will have a claim if someone else is at least partly to blame. The other party does not need to be another driver, motorcyclist or cyclist.
Third parties can include a Local Authority if, for example, they have failed to maintain a road or footpath or allowed your visibility to be obscured or reduced e.g. as a result of an untrimmed hedge.
Claims can also be pursued against the owners of a poorly maintained private road (provided you have a lawful right of way) and you can even claim for injuries caused by defective vehicles or objects falling from vehicles.
If you travel on public transport and suffer injury as a result of the actions of the driver or of another driver then you may have a claim.
Claims can also be pursued by passengers, pedestrians or cyclists who are knocked over by other vehicles. There may be a claim even if you do not know the details of the other driver (Untraced Drivers Claims) or that driver turns out to be uninsured (Uninsured Drivers Claims).
Free Initial Consultation
We understand that you will want to speak to us initially to see how we can assist. We offer a no obligation, free first meeting at any of our offices throughout East Anglia, at your home, or in hospital followed by a full letter of advice. If you are unsure whether you may have a claim please feel free to ring or e-mail us, again without obligation.
What We Can Do For You
Our lawyers have extensive experience and knowledge across a wide range of road traffic accident claims and cases. We understand the impact these accidents can have on your day-to-day life and your future. Our approach is efficient, prompt and knowledgeable; we assess problems and identify solutions as quickly as possible to bring your case to a satisfactory conclusion with a minimum of fuss.
Fosters Solicitors Team of Personal Injury Lawyers have a wealth of experience and knowledge to assist you in relation to any legal query or matter you may have. Call us on 01603 620508 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the department will be in touch very soon.
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