Road traffic accident claims

Road traffic accident compensation

Injured in a road traffic accident in the UK or abroad? The vast majority of personal injury claims that Slater and Gordon deal with are handled for our clients on a No Win No Fee basis, so there's no financial risk involved.

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No Win No Fee Compensation

Slater and Gordon is one of Britain's leading road traffic accidents claims firms, with unsurpassed experience and an extensive record of success. Tak to us now on freephone 0800 780 2730 or contact us online to speak to one of our specialists today.

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Road traffic accidents

Who can claim for traffic accident injuries?

It isn't just drivers who can claim for injuries sustained on the road. Road traffic accidents can cause injuries to all sorts of people, including innocent bystanders; so our friendly and approachable legal experts are always happy to discuss every case, without obligation.

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What is my claim worth?

The amount of compensation you might receive can vary significantly depending on the injury you have sustained. Slater and Gordon are specialists in claiming for everything from fairly minor to serious injuries. One common form of injury from car accidents is whiplash, but even this varies in degrees of severity. Find out more about whiplash claims.

How to claim for a road traffic accident

The first step in finding out if you have a road traffic accident claim is to speak to our friendly team of expert solicitors, who can help you through the process from start to finish. We will gather information from you about the accident and quickly be able to assess the best way that we can help you. If we then take your case forward there will be someone there every step of the way.

How much will it cost me to claim?

The vast majority of our claims for road traffic accidents are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis. This means that we bare all the upfront costs, meaning that there will only be a fee if we win your case, so you will never be out of pocket.

What can I claim for?

As well as the costs of any medical bills, lost income and vehicle repairs there are a variety of different elements you can claim for. The amount of compensation tends to vary on the seriousness of the injury sustained and how much they affect your life.

Injured by a Hit and Run or Uninsured Driver?

If you have been injured as a result of a hit and run accident, or a collision with an uninsured driver, we can often help, thanks to the Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) scheme. Get in touch to ask us about making a No Win No Fee claim through the MIB.

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Fast track team for minor injuries

What happens when we accept your case? If we believe that your injuries are not life changing and the claims process is straightforward, we will usually put your case straight through to our fast track team in an effort to hasten you receiving compensation. This specialist team combines vast experience and a streamlined case management system, to help cut down on everything from paperwork to how long it takes to receive compensation.

For a free consultation call us on freephone 0800 780 2730 or contact us online and we will call you at your convenience.

Joseph was hit by an SUV when he was crossing the road.

After the driver denied being at fault and tried to blame Joseph, he was faced with a fight for justice.

Case studies

Teenager paralysed in road traffic accident wins £13 million payout

A teenager who was left paralysed when her friend's car crashed has been awarded an eight-figure settlement.

Man Struck Down at Pedestrian Crossing Awarded £650,000

A man hit by a vehicle at a pedestrian crossing received a six-figure settlement when he was unable to return to his work as a skilled tradesman.

Serious Road Accident Victim Receives Six-Figure Settlement

A woman was awarded a six-figure settlement following a head on road traffic collision with a motorist driving on the wrong side of the road.