It is a sad fact of life that pedestrians are frequently injured in road accidents. If you have been unfortunate enough to have been standing at the side of the road, or crossing it, and involved in an accident with a car or motorbike, we can help with your pedestrian accident claims.
Get in touch with us today to start your pedestrian accident claim by completing the online form on this page or call us on 08000 124 246.
Why can people make a pedestrian accident claim?
Motorists (in cars and on motorbikes or mopeds) are required, by law, to have insurance. In the event that they negligently cause a road accident, the innocent victims should be compensated as if the accident did not happen. Pedestrians (e.g. if you are a pedestrian accident walker) have as much right as anyone to use the road, so provided they are not responsible for the accident they can claim on the motorist’s insurance policy for compensation.
Is making a pedestrian accident claim complicated?
Not with Donoghue Solicitors! We are a specialist compensation claims law firm who are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (no. 573581). You can trust us to put your interests first as detailed in the SRA’s Standards and Regulations.
Your dedicated personal injury solicitor will do everything s/he can to make the whole process as simple as possible. They will take away the hassles of dealing with insurers, the courts, and the responsible driver, leaving you to concentrate on getting better.
Pedestrian accident claims are not straightforward though. Fortunately our personal injury solicitors are very experienced and will do all they can to ensure that your claim settles for the maximum compensation, in the shortest possible time.
What sort of pedestrian accident claims can I make?
If you are a pedestrian who has been injured in a road accident, you can claim for your personal injury, and some, or all, of the following:lost earnings, private medical treatment, care and out of pocket expenses.
See our things to claim section for more information.
There may be other things that you could claim for as well, such as damage to clothing or personal items. Your solicitor will go through all the possibilities with you when you get in touch.
If you want an idea of what you may be entitled to claim for your pedestrian accident claims, try our free accident claims compensation calculator.
How much does a personal injury solicitor cost?
Donoghue Solicitors is a specialist law firm dealing only with compensation claims. As such, our solicitors work on a no win no fee basis where appropriate.
You will not be put at financial risk in the event your claim is unsuccessful*. See our no win no fee section for details.
What do I do now to start my pedestrian accident claim?
*Subject to terms. Read our no win no fee section for details.
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