Pedestrian Car Accident Compensation – When a car hits a pedestrian, the injuries can be severe and even fatal, especially if the person is hit by many cars on the road. Pedestrians injured in car accidents need to know their legal rights regarding compensation in order to make educated decisions about future medical care, loss of earnings and related costs.
HOW DO YOU MAKE A PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM?
If you were hurt as a pedestrian or in a car accident, call us on 0141 280 1112 for free legal advice. We’ll answer your questions and explain the claims process, we will work with you until the claim is settled. We work on a no win no fee basis, so you won’t pay anything unless we successfully secure you compensation for your pedestrian accident claim.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONTACT A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER?
It’s vital to know what to do if you’ve been in a vehicle or pedestrian accident. Your injuries can be both physically and emotionally devastating and there is only one person on your side to help. Anyone injured due to someone else’s negligence should contact a lawyer immediately.
You should call a personal injury lawyer in three situations: When an accident occurs, your insurance gives a poor payment, and your injuries restrict you from doing daily duties.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE A CLAIM?
The time it takes to settle a case depends on the claim, the other side’s engagement, and the case itself.
The legal system is geared up to speed up compensation for injured victims. Immediately after an accident, complete an accident report at your local police station. This way, if someone later tries to avoid taking responsibility for their actions, you won’t have to explain what happened.
Accident claims professionals can help pedestrians who have been hit by cars. Your compensation claim could take months to conclude, so contact us straight away. While accidents can occur at any moment, pedestrian accidents tend to occur between 8 and 9 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. on weekdays.
Are There Any Hidden Costs?
Hiring a car accident lawyer is not as expensive as you may think. They are usually paid only if they win or settle your case. You do not have to worry about hidden costs. This way, you’ll know exactly how much your case will cost before it ever starts. Our success fee is usually capped at 25%.
Who is at fault for my pedestrian accident?
Because traffic accident claims involve so many variables, determining fault is often challenging. If you crossed a red light, you and the driver may be held liable. Depending on the situation, one party may be held more accountable than the other. Speak to our personal injury solicitors who will be happy to assist and provide legal advice.
Why Do Drivers Hit Pedestrians And Cyclists?
Many people may ask themselves why drivers would hit a pedestrian or cyclist while they are driving. The truth is that drivers do not intentionally try to hit pedestrians and cyclists; however, they can be negligent in their duties while driving. In many cases, when a driver hits a pedestrian or cyclist, it is because of distracted driving. The driver may have been texting or looking at their phone instead of paying attention.
A pedestrian or bicycle is five times more likely to die from a car accident than from a lightning strike. If you’ve been involved in a road accident, see a specialist right away. Pedestrians and bikers need someone who fully understands their injuries, both medically and legally.
Can you claim for a hit and run?
Hit and run car accidents often occur when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle. Usually, the driver flees the scene before the cause is determined. Victims of negligent driving may be entitled to compensation. Consult with accident claim solicitors who can advise you on your alternatives and begin working on your case.
Pedestrians injured in Scotland may be entitled to compensation. Victims of hit-and-runs are not compensated because the responsible driver cannot be identified. But Hamilton Douglas Legal deal with these types of complex claims.
What Happens Next?
Following a pedestrian car accident, you may have legal entitlement to compensation. The amount of compensation you receive depends on several factors, including whether you were injured by a vehicle and whether another party was at fault for the accident. Contact us to see if you can make a claim.
If you are hurt by a vehicle while walking down a road or pavement, your first step is to seek medical attention. It’s important that you do not leave it too long before seeing a doctor; even if you believe that you aren’t seriously injured, it’s important to be properly checked out and examined. After seeing your doctor, call a personal injury professional like HD Claims for help making a claim.
How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Pedestrian Road Traffic Injury?
The compensation you can claim for any pedestrian road traffic injury will depend on a number of factors, including:
1) who was at fault for your accident;
2) how badly injured you were;
3) what damage and loss you have suffered.
Your compensation claim depends on a medical expert’s opinion.
CAN I MAKE A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM MYSELF?
In many cases, you can make a personal injury claim yourself. You should contact an accident claims solicitor if you are unsure about your abilities to deal with insurance companies and courts. Using a personal injury lawyer, especially one that specialises in pedestrian injury claims, increases your chances of success.
START YOUR CLAIM WITH HAMILTON DOUGLAS LEGAL
Hamiliton Douglas Legal is a specialist firm of personal injury experts, advising and representing individuals in all aspects of pedestrian car accident compensation. We help victims claim compensation for accidents and injuries caused by others’ negligence on foot. If you’ve been injured or sustained an illness through a pedestrian road traffic accident, we can help you to find out what compensation you may be entitled to.
Talk to our car accident claim accident solicitors today to see if you can make a No Win No fee injury claim.
Whether you’ve been injured as a pedestrian, or witnessed a car accident involving a pedestrian, our Glasgow-based road traffic claims solicitors are here to help you. We can start your claim today on 0141 2801112 or using our online claims form .Read More