One of the most common causes of personal injury is being involved in a road traffic accident. Shaikh Law can help you claim compensation, whether your injury is simple bruising or whiplash, or a more serious or fatal injury.
Causes of road traffic accidents
Every road user has a duty to make sure they drive carefully. If you’ve suffered an injury in a road traffic accident that was another driver’s fault, you may be entitled to compensation. This could have been caused by:
- Driving too fast
- Not keeping a lookout
- Distracted Driver such as the use of mobile phone while driving.
- Not braking fast enough or at all
- Not leaving enough stopping distance
- Ignoring traffic signals or road signs
- Not controlling a vehicle properly.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, you must report it to the police.
Who can claim compensation
You may be entitled to compensation whether you were a:
- Car driver
- Pedal cyclist
How Shaikh Law can help
Our Personal Injury Lawyers will help you throughout the claims process, including looking at the evidence, taking statements from any witnesses and liaising with the police and your insurers.
We use expert lawyers who can advise you on your injuries and any financial losses you’ve suffered. We will look after your interests and ensure you get as much compensation as possible.
Other support you may be entitled to
If you have been seriously injured in a road traffic accident, we will do everything we can to ensure you get additional support and advice on issues such as employment, benefits, and welfare.
Our lawyers may also be able to get you interim payments of compensation to relieve financial pressures and cover immediate expenses. In the long term, we can offer advice on education and rehabilitation as well as long-term financial needs.
If you have suffered an injury it is vital you get rehabilitation and we will also support you through this process. We will ensure you get the treatment you need and put you in touch with support groups.