Car crashes are all too common on Britain's roads.
According to the latest Government figures, 1,850 people were killed in a car crash of some sort in 2010. Over 22,600 were seriously injured. Many of these car crashes - 40% - were caused by people simply failing to look properly.
Every car crash and every car crash injury is unique. You cannot generalise. A frail elderly person will be affected by a crash in a different way to a healthy adult, while an accident involving a lorry may well have a different outcome to one involving a bicycle.
Other special situations include:
If you have been injured in a car crash, it helps to have expert advice from a personal injury claims lawyer who understands the issues involved. Thompsons' compensation solicitors are very experienced in investigating and advising on car crash claims. As a general rule, if you or a loved one have suffered a car crash injury that was not your fault, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
The easiest way to find out if you are entitled to make a claim is simply to phone us. Call us on 0800 0891 331 and one of our specialist car crash lawyers will be happy to investigate, and advise you on the best way to proceed.
The initial advice is free and we have created a No Win No Fee package for those who wish to take matters further.