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Injured in a road accident?

We're the UK's biggest and most experienced injury claims specialist. Driver, passenger, cyclist, or pedestrian - we can help you claim the compensation you're entitled to.

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Types of Road Accident Claims

Who can make a claim?

When you think of road accident claims, you might think this only means car accident claims, but this isn't the case.

Road accident claims are there for anyone who's suffered road traffic injuries, including the drivers of any type of vehicle, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, bus passengers and mobility scooter drivers. For more information, visit our cycle accident claims, motorcycle accident claims page.

If you've been injured in a road traffic accident and you weren't to blame, you may be eligible to make a no win no fee road accident claim.

What causes road accidents?

Road accident claims can be made for a number of reasons, such as;

  • Erratic or unsafe driving - for example another motorist not paying attention and running into the back of your stationary vehicle (this is a major cause of whiplash), or a bus passenger who's injured in a fall after the driver swerves suddenly. Here, the claim is made against the insurance company of the driver at fault.
  • Defective vehicle equipment - for example a faulty airbag that leads to greater injuries than you would otherwise have suffered or a tyre blowout caused by a manufacturing defect. Here the claim is made against the retailer or manufacturer of the vehicle.
  • Problems with the road surface such as a deep pothole or a broken road sign that covers part of the road. Unexpected hazards such as these can cause serious road accidents.

Whatever the cause of your road accident, we're here to help you claim the compensation you deserve.

After the accident

We know that it can be hard to concentrate in the minutes that follow a road accident, particularly if you're injured.

If possible, you should take the registration number, contact and insurance details of all parties involved. Other things that will help your solicitor get a better understanding of what happened include collecting eyewitness reports of the accident and taking photographs of the scene. Calling the police is advisable if any party suffers injuries in the crash.

Making road accident claims

We understand that making road accident claims may seem daunting or complicated, but we're here to make the road accident claims process as straightforward and hassle-free as possible.

We're experts in road accident claims, and we've helped thousands of people recover compensation after injuries sustained in road accidents.

Contact us today to find out in minutes how to make a no win no fee claim.

Your call to us is free, or you can start your claim online.

Cycle Accident Claims

Cyclists often come off worse than motorists in road accidents. We can help you claim compensation if you've been injured, and also repair or replace your bike.


Keiron McConnell was awarded £3,750

Keiron suffered from whiplash after the bus he was travelling on collided with another vehicle.

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