car accident solicitorRoad traffic accidents are the most common claims that personal injury solicitors may be asked to handle, with more and more drivers on the roads in Britain, more car crashes are to be expected.

You can pursue a claim following a traffic accident, whether you are a driver or a passenger, as long as we are able to verify that the other driver caused the car crash because they were driving their vehicle negligently.

Negligence can occur on the road in any number of ways, commonly, for example, if the other driver was driving too fast, if they changed lane recklessly or without indication or if they failed to stop at a give way junction.

Liability is sometimes contested following a traffic accident; however the Highway Code together with previously decided court cases lays out guidelines to assist in determining liability before the law as well as the appropriate level of compensation owed for any damages or injury sustained.

You can also claim if you were a pedestrian in the incident and have been injured because of the way in which the vehicle driver drove. For example if they mounted the kerb and ran over your foot or if they did not stop while you were stepping out onto a zebra crossing.

It’s not always strangers who cause the traffic accident. If you were a passenger in a vehicle that was driven by your friend, relative or colleague and they acted negligently causing you injury, you can still claim against them should you wish to. Their Insurance Company will settle your claim if appropriate.

Even if the driver who caused the accident is not insured or they have disappeared from the scene of the accident, you can still claim.

Our client had crossed half of the road when they were hit by a speeding vehicle. Our client sustained facial and dental injuries together with a permanent scar. We recovered over £24,000 in compensation.

To speak to a personal injury solicitor about a possible claim please call us on 0161 785 3534 or use the form below.

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Customer testimonials for our Personal Injury solicitors

“Thank you to Vijay and his team, throughout the whole journey you have been so supportive and helpful, I cannot thank you enough”

Mrs Martin

“I would like to say a very big thank you to Vijay. The service you provided was excellent and at all times I always felt confident that you would get the result we wanted. Your approach to myself and the claim was done with kindness and understanding. I never once felt like just a file number, and your friendliness made the whole process so much easier. I would also like to thank you for the outcome of the claim, because without all your hard work it would not have been possible. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone that finds themselves in the unfortunate position where they need to make a claim.”

Paul Gafner

“I had a claim for compensation. The case was lengthy (five years) and complicated. The case was handled throughout by Vijay whom I found to be efficient, courteous, co-operative and very supportive. His favourite saying was ‘hide behind me, I will look after you’ and he did. I feel Vijay did an excellent job and I would recommend Wrigley Claydon’s services to anyone.”

Simon Johnson

“I am writing to thank Wrigley Claydon Solicitors for the skillful and professional way in which my mother’s accident claim was handled. The case was quite complex and there were many twists along the way but I always felt that Vijay was in full control. This was proved in the successful outcome which was well beyond our expectations. His communication was first class, always clear, friendly and left me with no doubts about where we were. I felt that I was kept fully informed at all stages of the claim. I would have no hesitation in using your Company again or recommending Vijay to others in need of help.”

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“Vijay was a tremendous help and provided an excellent service, I really appreciated the work he did for me.”

Michael Hennessy

“I have experienced Vijay Srivastava’s work first hand on many occasions. I have always been impressed with the zeal he has for his Client’s success and that he leaves no stone unturned in his diligence. I can say that he ‘turns himself inside out’ for his Clients. I would be most happy to advance Vijay’s name to any of my friends, family or indeed anyone who needed the services of an honest and accomplished Solicitor.”

Graham Ramus