How to seek accident compensation in the UK


If you or any member of your family have been involved in an accident over the last three years, at no fault of your own, you are most likely eligible for compensation.
Victims of traffic-related accidents (involving pedestrians, drivers, cyclists, bikers, buses, taxis, someone else’s car, e.g. friend or relative) may be entitled to compensation.
To make sure you follow the correct procedure, and that you are fully compliant with the law, you should solicit the advice of professional services before seeking compensation for personal injury or loss. Identify what category of accident you were involved in and follow the guidelines outlined by an expert professional.


Traffic Accidents
Accidents that occur in a traffic vehicle, such as collisions with other cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses or bicycles, which might cause damage to drivers, passengers or pedestrians.

Accidents at Work
Those occurring in places of work, such as occupational diseases, RSI – Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), Stress, Sexual Harassment, etc.

Accidents in Public Places
Falls or slips on the street, in shops or offices, caused by hazardous situations such as wet floors, construction, etc.

Travel/Vacation Accidents
Whether in the UK or abroad, accidents while travelling (plane, bus, train, ship, etc.) or in hotels or other accommodation, resulting in personal injury or damage to a group of people.

Consumer Accident
Accidents or incidents caused by addiction or defects to products or services, such as food poisoning, medical or dental mistakes, construction errors, injuries caused by leisure or sporting activities.

Other Accidents
Other types of accident or incident may occur, causing mental or material damage to the victim. This may be the case with injuries related to crimes, accidents caused by neighbours, industries or businesses.


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