Road traffic accident claims
Car accident compensation claims
Even minor car accidents can leave you with long-term injuries. Insurers may try to make you an early offer, but it's important to take impartial legal advice before you accept. We handle the majority of our car accident compensation claims on a No Win No Fee basis.
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How long do I have to claim compensation for car accident?
Generally speaking, you need to submit your claim to the court within three years of a car accident. However, time limits vary in different circumstances, for example, you may be allowed longer if you're of a child or someone with diminished mental capacity or you may have less time if your accident happened in another country or your claiming through the .
It's important therefore to seek legal advice as soon as possible following a car accident.
Can I claim if a car accident was partly my fault?
Many car accidents are caused by a combination of errors.
How long does a car accident compensation claim take?
However, where a claim for compensation is likely to be straightforward, such as if you've suffered whiplash injuries, your claim will be dealt with through our , and our experts will get you the compensation you need as quickly as possible.
How much car accident compensation can I claim?
If your claim is for whiplash injuries which are valued at less than £5,000, there are tariffs set which determine how much compensation you can receive depends on how severe the whiplash injuries are and whether or not you also have any minor psychological injuries as a result. The tariffs range from £240 to £4,215. You can find a full breakdown of these tariffs in our .
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