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Each claim is different but once we know the details of your case we will be able to give you an idea of how long your claim should take. We will keep you up to date with the progress of your claim at every step of the process, and ensure you receive the best possible outcome.
The amount of compensation you will receive depends on how serious your injuries are and your individual circumstances. Find out more by reading our compensation guide
In the vast majority of cases we can offer you a "no win no fee" agreement. That means you will not pay any legal costs if your claim is unsuccessful*, although there are a very small number of cases where this is not possible. Find out more about "no win no fee" agreements
In most cases you must start a claim within three years of your accident. This is very important and we would suggest that you contact us for free initial advice.
You are free to make your own choice and can take your claim to any law firm.
Yes, it will still be possible to make a claim. If the vehicle used by the other driver was insured, that insurance company has to deal with your claim. If neither the driver nor vehicle was insured, we can make a claim to the Motor Insurers' Bureau.
Yes, in many cases it is still possible to make a claim to the Motor Insurers' Bureau under their Untraced Driver's Agreement.
The Road Traffic Accident Site is part of Irwin Mitchell. We are one of the UK’s leading personal injury firms and have offices across the UK. Our experienced road traffic accident lawyers have helped thousands of road users to claim compensation. Read more about us
In most claims the other driver’s insurer will accept responsibility for the accident and settle the claim out of court. You may have to go to court if your claim cannot be agreed, but this is quite rare. We will be with you every step of the way and arrange for you to be represented at any necessary court hearing.
If the accident was not your fault you may still be awarded compensation but the amount you receive may be reduced if your injuries would have been less serious wearing a seatbelt.
* Subject to entering into a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement in conjunction with our Allianz Litigate insurance policy and complying with your responsibilities under its terms.
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