Road Traffic Accident Claims
Been in a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault? You may be entitled to compensation, whether you were the driver, passenger, or a pedestrian.
Whatever the situation, the pain and discomfort you feel when you’ve been involved in a road accident usually means that claiming compensation is the last thing on your mind. We understand that and care about your recovery. But it’s okay to seek the compensation you deserve.
Expert claims solicitors
You may not be sure who you can claim from. Road traffic accidents aren’t always caused by drivers. Sometimes untreated ice, unlit parked cars, unmarked hazards or poorly maintained roads are at fault. Our expert claims solicitors can advise you on the best approach.
Once you decide to go ahead with your claim for accident compensation, we will quickly investigate what happened, handle police and witness statements and arrange any independent medical reviews needed to support your claim. With our no win, no fee promise, you don’t have to pay us a single penny unless we win.
Pay outs for road traffic accidents can be considerable. For example:
Motorcycle accident - £10,000
For soft tissue injuries and psychological injuries, car passenger - £6,015
For soft tissue injuries, car accident - £14,300
For soft tissue injuries and credit hire, car passenger - £4,195
In your initial, free consultation, we will ask you a few simple questions and, in most cases, we can tell you within minutes whether or not your claim is likely to be successful and even how much compensation you’re likely to receive.
Can I claim?
You may be able to claim compensation for all kinds of road traffic accidents. Successful claimants have included:
If you think you can’t make a claim because no-one is responsible, think again. Sometimes local conditions are the cause, in which case you may have a claim against your local council, public car park owner or utility company. Don’t make any assumptions – call us for a free appraisal.
• Experienced solicitors
• Clear, sensitive communication
• No up-front fees
• Free initial consultation
• We take on cases others turn away
• Rapid resolution
• Guaranteed no win, no fee – you don’t pay a single penny unless we win
What our clients say …
“The solicitor ensured that there was no stress in making my claim” BF
“I was satisfied with the outcome” RA
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At Applebys Solicitors we've perfected the road accident claims process so that there's the minimum amount of incovenience for you. We offer an end-to-end claims process that ensures that all aspects of your accident are taken care of. Here's what you get:
• A replacement vehicle (immediately) and at no cost to you,
• Recovery and storage of your damaged vehicle,
• Repayment of all of your related expenses and lost earnings,
• 100 % Compensation for your injury,
• Treatment and care (should you need it),
• Vehicle repairs or a settlement for your vehicle value if it is beyond repair.
The primary goal of Applebys is to make the process of filing a claim as easy and painless as possible. We know that most victims are not experienced in dealing with insurance companies, and it's our job to walk you through that process with as few complications as possible.
More reasons to deal with Applebys Solicitors:
• 1000s of claims handled from all over the UK
• Talk directly with the solicitor assigned to your case
• Unlike others, we begin immediately to get a quick and fair settlement
• You don't pay a single penny at any time.
Contact us today by using the form on the right or calling us at 0800 169 1325 to discuss your case immediately with a solicitor - for free.
Q. I've been involved in a road accident that was not my fault. What should I do?
A. You should contact Applebys immediately by using the form on the right or calling us at 0800 169 1325.
Q. What happens after I contact you?
A. We will ask you a few quick questions to establish the merits of your case. Next, we'll advise you on the possible compensation you could expect, how long it may take to resolve the claim and, most importantly, what to do next.
Q. Will Applebys accept cases from anywhere in the UK?
A. Although we're based in Yorkshire, we can represent clients and work with specialists throughout the UK.
Q. Do Applebys cover accidents involving motorcycle accidents?
A. Yes, we cover motorcycle compensation claims. In fact we've been specialising in motorcycle accident claims for a number of years.
Q. How much will I have to pay you to get started?
A. Nothing. Applebys covers all costs.
Q. Will I have to spend a lot of time on my case?
A. No. Applebys handles every aspect of your case from start to finish. We will also furnish written monthly status reports on the progress of your claim.
Q. Do I have to go to court?
A. Probably not. We strive to settle most of our case out of court with compensation awards that are totally agreeable with our clients.
Q. How much can I receive?
A. The amount depends on the severity of your injuries, any permanent impairment and the value of the property settlement.
Q. I haven't seen a doctor because I didn't feel that I had any injuries, but now I'm showing symptoms. Can I still initiate a claim?
A. That depends on the status of your case. You should contact Applebys immediately to discuss your case.
Geoff Edwards was crossing a road when he was hit by an uninsured driver. Applebys was able to secure a compensation award in the amount of £62,000 from the Motor Insurers Bureau. Mr. Edwards said, "Applebys was persistent in pursuing my claim with the MIB. If it were not for them, I would not have been able to deal with the complexity of their system."
An insurance company offered Chris Harris only £100 when their policyholder ran into the side of his van. Mr. Harris considered this offer an insult, and he rejected it. He contacted Applebys who agreed to handle his case and proceeded to secure a settlement of £6,300 for him.
Louise Jackson was involved in an accident and suffered a whiplash injury. She was waiting at a cross roads when she was hit in the rear by a truck, which caused the injury to her neck. She had to undergo therapy for several months to get rid of the pain. Applebys handled the case for her and secured a settlement for £4,200. Ms. Jackson said in a letter to Applebys, "This cheque was far more than I was expecting. I want to thank everyone at Applebys for their hard work. I will certainly recommend Applebys to anyone who needs help with an accident claim."
Derek Mitchell was a passenger in a taxi that was hit in the rear by another car. He suffered a whiplash injury and was treated for several months. Applebys obtained £1,750 as compensation for him. Mr. Mitchell said, "Applebys were very professional and got my claim settled very quickly. I want to thank everyone for their dedication to resolving my case."
Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating and thrilling experience giving an unrivalled sense of freedom. However, with the increase in the number of road users about there is a chance that you will have to make a motorcycle claim for compensation at some point.
In 2008 there were nearly 22,000 casualties as a result of motorcycle accidents. Despite the fact that motorcyclists make up only about 1% of road users they suffer about 14% of total deaths and serious injuries. Those involved in a motorcycle accident may suffer short term injuries, disability, loss of limbs or psychological injuries. If the accident was not your fault we are here to help you to make a motorcycle accident claim.
Factors such as ice on roads, unmarked hazards, unlit streets and poorly maintained roads may also cause accidents. Applebys Solicitors have a wealth of experience in helping the victims of motorcycle accidents claim the compensation they deserve. Whether you were the driver or a passenger of a motorcycle that has been involved in an accident, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Start Your Claim Now
Let Applebys' team of experienced solicitors go to work for you right now on a no-win, no-fee. Contact us now for a free consultation for your motorcycle accident.
Where ever you are in the UK, you can get your motorcycle claim underway immediately by getting in touch with Applebys Solicitors.
The primary goal of Applebys is to make the process of filing a motorcycle accident claim as easy and painless as possible. We know that most victims are not experienced in dealing with insurance companies and that most insurance companies are only too willing to delay your claim at your expense. We don’t tolerate delays and if your claim is not settled at 3 months, then we bring it before a Judge for the insurers to explain why they are delaying. Try and find that service anywhere else!
Reasons to deal with Applebys Solicitors:
• 100s of motorcycle claims handled every year from all over the UK
• Specialised Road Accident Claims Process
• Talk directly with the solicitor assigned to your case
• We begin immediately to get a quick and fair settlement
• You don't pay a single penny at any time.
Contact us today by using the form on the right or calling us at 0800 169 1325 to discuss your case immediately with a solicitor - for free
It is not uncommon for a car accident to involve an, often serious, injury to a pedestrian. In fact, over 30,000 people are injured every year in this way despite the fact that pedestrian must be given right of way by vehicles! If you’ve been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Claims can include being injured at a crossing, on the pavement or even crossing at an undesignated place and are often on a No Win No Fee basis.
You can claim for a variety of accidents including:
• Speeding drivers
• Drivers not paying proper attention
• Drivers ignoring red lights
• Drunk drivers or drivers under the influence of drugs
• Whilst walking on the pavement
Accidents to pedestrians can be very serious and compensation may be vital to your getting your life back on track. Claims can be made for the pain caused but also, in some cases, for financial losses, rehabilitation and psychological effects. A claim may also be made on behalf of someone sadly killed during an accident. At Applebys we will provide expert specialist advice with sensitivity and sympathy.
Why Choose Applebys
At Applebys Solicitors we have specialist legal experts who have perfected the claims process so that there's the minimum amount of inconvenience to you. We offer an end-to-end service that ensures that all aspects of your claim are taken care of. The primary goal of Applebys is to make the process of filing a claim as easy and painless as possible. We know that most victims are not experienced in dealing with health care professionals. At Applebys we will work hard for you to ensure there are no undue delays and that you receive all the compensation you deserve.
• Our solicitors are experts in Pedestrian Accident Claims.
• 100s of claims handled from all over the UK.
• Talk directly with the solicitor assigned to your case.
• We can get you help with rehabilitation.
• Unlike others, we begin immediately to get a quick and fair settlement.
Contact Applebys Now
If you believe that you have a legitimate claim for an accident whilst you were a pedestrian then contact one of our experienced staff members on the free telephone number or through the online form to the right for a FREE consultation.