Pedestrian accident claims

Unfortunately there are still many accidents involving pedestrians each year. If you’ve been unlucky enough to be one of them, our expert solicitors can help you get the compensation you deserve, allowing you to focus on your recovery without any of the financial worries.

Pedestrian safety

Worryingly, the number of serious injuries and fatalities of pedestrians is rising year on year.

Despite actions to make it safer for pedestrians – by for example installing increased crossings and road signs – pedestrian accidents are on the rise.

Even at low speeds, a pedestrian accident can have catastrophic results. Pedestrians are more exposed than any other road user, vulnerable to distracted or stressed drivers, reckless road users, or a motorist’s unpredictable loss of control.

Without warning we can go from vulnerable to victim and are left to deal with the potentially life-changing aftermath.

Pedestrians and the Highway Code

The Highway Code is a legal document that sets out the strict responsibilities of each driver. These responsibilities include maintaining the road safety standards of their vehicle, as well as making sure they are fit to drive.

If a driver has been negligent in those duties, and you have been injured as a result, you have every right to make a pedestrian accident claim.

We don’t expect you to read the Highway Code to understand what a driver has done wrong. We know it like the back of our hands and can give you all the advice you need.

What will compensation cover?

Whilst we hope it won’t be, recovery from a pedestrian accident can sometimes be a long and exhausting journey. Compensation from a pedestrian road claim ensures that some justice is restored.

The amount of compensation awarded reflects:

  • The extent of the physical injury
  • Loss of earnings
  • Cost of care
  • Damage to property, for example your clothing or any damage caused to belongings in a bag
  • Emotional trauma and repercussions
  • Travel costs
  • Cost of adaptions to your home or car

Every accident is different, but with our personal injury specialists by your side you can feel confident that your injury claim will be handled with care and expertise.

We’ll listen to you and do everything we can to make sure that you get all the compensation you are entitled to.

How we can help with your pedestrian accident claim

We know how important it is to keep things clear and simple. That’s why we will talk you through your pedestrian accident claim and all the legal processes without any of the legal jargon.

We have years of experience in successfully handling our clients’ pedestrian accident claims. We believe in your rights, and in seeing that justice is done. Get in touch with one of our personal injury solicitors today to see how we can help.

Starting the process couldn’t be more simple!

  • Contact us Contact us Get in touch however suits you best and arrange a consulation with one of our solicitors
  • Meet an expert Meet an expert You’ll meet the expert solicitor assigned to your case and discuss all the necessary details
  • Authorise Authorise Once we’ve got all the details of your case and you’re happy to proceed, just give us the go-ahead
  • We get to work We get to work It’s time for us to get to work! We’ll set up your file on our system and get to work right away
We’re with you, every step of the way

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