Pedestrian Accident Claim

What is a Pedestrian Accident Claim?

There are several accidents that occur on roads and pavements, some of which involves the pedestrians along with the vehicles on road. The reason may be a reckless driver or the pedestrian negligence. In case of a pedestrian accident on road, one can file a claim. It is a legal process in which a person who has been injured in any kind of accident while crossing a road that involves a motor vehicle or motor cycle or car or any bus can file a claim for compensation for his or her losses against owner or driver of that respective vehicle. The injured person might have suffered injuries and needs special medical treatment that requires huge expense and getting the rightful compensation can help him with the medical treatment and also compensate any other damages or loss the pedestrian has suffered as a result of the accident.

What are the reasons of Pedestrians Accidents?

There are many different circumstances that results in pedestrian accidents; over speeding, driver is distracted, under the influence of alcohol or drugs or simply not paying attention while driving or likely on phone or talking. Often pedestrian accident claims involve a wide range of injuries, bruises, minor and major cuts to serious injuries like fracture of body parts, broken arms or shoulder or leg etc. Besides, if the accident was worse it may result in spinal cord injuries or head trauma or other.

How to file a pedestrian accident claim?

There are support firms helping them with their compensation process if the accident was a third-party fault. However, to file a pedestrian accident claim, the injured person or family has to provide some evidence and the reason which can prove that the accident occurred due to driver’s negligence or the driver was recklessly driving or any other that proves the pedestrian not at fault.  These evidence helps in claim process and it may include police reports, any photos, eyewitness testimony, medical records and other forms of documentation.

Check out the few steps you should follow to make a successful pedestrian accident claim.

1. Health is the first priority: No ignorance on health, your health is the most important thing and you should seek immediate attention even if you think your injuries are small cuts and bruises or just minor injuries. A proper medical report will also help and serve as evidence of your injuries and losses.
2. Report the Accident: Call the police and let them record all that you have suffered. Reporting to the relevant authorities will help you get your rightful claim as the process would be faster and accompanied with legal evidence. Don’t forget to obtain a copy of the police report.

Need help with your pedestrian accident claim?

Contact at NASL, we have a team of expert advisors who have handled several public places accident claims and can guide you accordingly. These type of accidents can badly affect you and your family members because some injuries are severe enough that they can avert you from working which may result in a financial crisis. These financial hardships can be eased if someone else’s negligence is proved and your claim is successful.

To overcome this difficult situation of your life, call us on 0333 212 2730. You can also fill out an online enquiry form. Our advisory team is available 7 days a week, they will get back to you as soon as possible. They will try their best that you achieve the maximum amount of compensation for the claim.

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