Road users including those driving cars, lorries, buses, motorbike, coaches, and even cyclists, have a duty of care towards pedestrians. When they fail in that duty of care, and an accident happens where a pedestrian is hit and injured, then the pedestrian deserves effective and swift legal representation.
That’s where we can help you. Our accident solicitors have years of experience in helping members of the public to claim for pedestrian injury compensation. Because we work on a no win no fee* agreement it also means you don’t have financial risk when claiming for personal injury.
Call Now Stockport Pedestrian Accident Claims Advice
If you or your child has been hit by a car in Stockport or the Greater Manchester area then call us today. We offer a free phone consultation where we can tell you what your legal rights are and possibly details on how much pedestrian accident compensation you could receive.
Making a pedestrian accident claim in Stockport is straight-forward with our no-nonsense approach to the law. Simply phone our number, give a little information about what happened, and within minutes we can tell you if you are eligible.
We are specialists in pedestrian road accidents and our solicitors have years of experience in helping people just like you.
Pedestrian Injury Compensation Made Easy
Pedestrians are vulnerable to road accidents. Whilst the roads in Stockport and Manchester do have good safety records, accidents can still happen, and unfortunately do.
You are at risk from drunk drivers, those speeding, your children could have run out into the road, a car might have mounted the pavement, or you might have even been hit by a bicycle.
In most cases, UK courts will be on the side of the pedestrian. In most cases though, when we work for you there won’t even be a court appearance as most pedestrian accident claims in Stockport are settled outside with the driver’s insurance company.
High Success Rates on a No Win No Fee* Basis
If you or a loved one has been knocked over by a car then there are some things that you can do in order to maximum the chances of winning a large financial compensation amount. Evidently one of the most important things to do is to employ the services of a specialist pedestrian injury solicitor in Stockport such as ourselves, but apart from that we advise the following:
- Keep a record of the accident and injuries including photographs if possible
- Make sure that you know the details of the driver
- Take down contact details for witnesses
- Make sure that the police are called and make an official record
- Seek medical attention so records are kept
- Keep any receipts or records of expenses you have incurred
It is essential that you seek specialist advice when making a pedestrian accident claim. There are time limits in place within which you can claim for personal injury compensation so the sooner that you talk to us the better chance of success you have.
Pedestrian Accident Claim Types
The types of injury claims we have dealt with, or can help with include but are not limited to:
- Adults or children being knocked over by a car
- Being hit in public car parks (for example in a supermarket car park)
- Cars or other vehicles mounting the pavement
- Being hurt whilst stepping off a coach or bus
- Being hit by a car when crossing the road
- Speeding drivers, drunk drivers, or those under the influence of drugs
- Being struck by a cyclist, bicycle, or motorbike rider
Injury Compensation Amounts
Compensation amounts will vary depending on how serious the injury was. Each case that we deal with will be assessed on its own individual merits. There are guidelines for personal injury compensation amounts set out by UK law.
When you call us we might be able to quickly tell you how much injury compensation you could receive. For more information on the various claim types we deal with, and in some cases financial guidelines please visit the following pages:
Specialist Advice and a Free Phone Consultation
For free and confidential advice call our helpline now. If we feel that you are eligible to make a claim we will then arrange an appointment with a personal injury solicitor local to you. If you are hospitalized, or cannot travel, then a lawyer will be able to visit you.
* Other costs could be payable.
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