The worst kind of accident is being hit by a car or any other source as a pedestrian. If you have been in a similar situation, you can make a pedestrian injury compensation claim. The trauma and pain caused by such accidents can be very stressful. Our solicitors can help you make personal injury and accident claims to in order to recover damages.
Road traffic accidents harm more people in Scotland than any other type of mishap. Due to simple negligence, a pedestrian’s injuries can be far more costly than a driver. The driver may escape injury, but the pedestrian may suffer broken or fractured bones. That driver’s insurance must cover all injuries and damages.
Hit and run personal injury claims
If you are worried about making a pedestrian claim against a driver or a pedestrian hit and run insurance claim, our experienced solicitors can help you win compensation. When a negligent driver hits you, their insurance must cover your damages and injuries. For questions about a pedestrian hit by car claim, contact our solicitors. Also, read our article on how car accidents affect pedestrians and drivers.
Pedestrian injury compensation claim cases
In most cases, you have three years to make a claim against a car driver, taxi driver or taxi company. A personal injury involving only financial loss is different from a serious injury involving medical expenses. The most common injuries are listed below.
These injuries can be serious, hence, requiring medical attention, surgery, and in some cases, amputation. Costs and lost earnings add up to a huge sum, so compensation is necessary to cover all costs. Our solicitors are available 24/7 to answer questions about how long for a whiplash claim to pay out and how whiplash claims work.
Average Settlement for pedestrian hit by car
Once third party or driver negligence is proven, the first question is how much compensation can be claimed for a pedestrian accident and does a pedestrian hit by car claim work? Our experienced solicitors can easily answer both questions. Your compensation will be based on your injuries as well as the damages, and lost earnings. Furthermore, your chances of winning increase if the driver is under the influence or if there are many witnesses. Some typical compensation pay outs:
- An amount up to £12,000 for serious injuries requiring surgery.
- £20,000 for soft tissue injuries
- Up to £35,000 for leg injuries
- On the other hand, for extremely severe injuries, compensation of £200,000 is available.
- Brain and spinal injuries can make you eligible for an amount up to £350,000.
Pedestrian accident compensation calculator
Our Multiple Injury Compensation Calculator can help you figure out your exact compensation amount. Contact us at any time for immediate advice. When calculating damages and injuries, most people look for the following.
- Soft tissue injury compensation calculator
- Personal injury compensation calculator
- Car accident compensation calculator
- Pedestrian injury compensation calculator
We can provide estimate figures of all these through our personal injury calculator.
Pedestrian injury compensation claim solicitors
Hamilton Douglas Legal has the best compensation solicitors for you. Our solicitors work on a No Win No Fee basis to ensure that your damages and injuries are not multiplied. Therefore, make your personal injury and pedestrian accident claims with the best solicitors in Scotland. Contact HD Legal for a free consultation 24/7. Contact us via phone or WhatsApp if you need to make a claim, similarly, we can help you find the best solicitors in your area.Read More