Passenger Accident Claims
Have you been involved in a bus accident that wasn’t your fault?
Pedestrians are people travelling on foot to get to their desired destination, whether that be travelling to work or walking to the park. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable people using our roads in Britain.
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Making a passenger accident claim
In 2020, there were a total of 14,750 pedestrian casualties of reported road traffic accidents of which 4,611 serious injuries or killed reported to the police.
Data published by the Department of Transport in 2020, revealed that children between the ages of 12-15 years were the most vulnerable followed by adults between the ages of 30-34 years a close second, here in the UK.
Physical effects of a passenger accident
Pedestrian accidents can cause serious injuries, The most common injuries seen in pediatric pedestrian collisions tend to be traumatic brain and head injuries and bone injuries, followed by chest and abdominal injuries. In bone injuries upper and lower legs and knees are most frequently injured, which can lead to long-term severe disabilities.
In addition to a serious physical injury, some pedestrians suffer from psychological stress too.
During the healing process – the duration of which fluctuates from person to person, depending on injuries and personal circumstances – some people notice signs of increased stress. One such condition often cited being Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD).
Elsewhere, anxiety, depression, anguish, fearfulness, issues with sleep and reoccurring nightmares about the crash can play out.
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Our qualified team are equipped with everything that it takes to handle your claim journey, from beginning to end.
After 18 years, we are well placed to make sure that you’re in receipt of a comprehensive litigation package, designed to protect both you and your family.
Times change, and with it so does the nuances of the legal sector. We grant you access to solicitors who will ultimately guide you towards the most advantageous outcome to your case.
Frequently asked Questions
Can I claim for my bike and kit?
Yes, the value of your belongings including your bike and any other kit damaged in your accident will be included when calculating your compensation.
I got my bike through the cycle to work scheme, can I still claim?
Yes you can still claim as the company will put the bike in the employees name when purchasing.
How DIYPI can help with a passenger accident claim.......
With access to the top personal injury lawyers in the country our experienced team will find the right lawyer for your case and work hard to gain you the full amount of compensation you deserve.
Our friendly team treat each claim with the upmost care and attention to ensure that we secure you the most fair and reasonable financial outcome possible. With a free claims assessment and No Win No Fee* policy, you’ve got nothing to lose.
*What is 'No Win No Fee'?*
A No Win No Fee agreement, also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) in the legal world, is an arrangement between a claimant and solicitor. In simple terms a ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangement means that you will not pay a fee if your claim is unsuccessful.
*No Win No Fee * typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered to our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this.
If you cancel the claim after the cooling-off period of 14 days you may be charged a cancellation fee by the solicitor.