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Road Traffic Accidents

Road traffic accident claims can involve anything from the most minor of bumps to catastrophic accidents resulting in life changing injuries.

Sometimes it might not be clear-cut as to who is responsible for the accident and therefore it is important to instruct an experienced solicitor to advise you on your claim.

If you or your loved one have been involved in a road traffic accident you will probably find that your insurance company are keen to deal with your legal case. However, it is your right, and yours alone, to decide who represents you in a claim for compensation. If you have legal expense insurance as part of your motor insurance policy, we can liaise with your insurer to enable you to choose us as your nominated solicitor under that policy.

As well as physical injuries, you may suffer from psychological problems associated with the accident. You may also be unable to return to work for a while or need a hire care whilst your car is being repaired. We will provide you with the right legal advice to deal with all aspects of your claim arising out of a road traffic accident.

We understand that for many people it is not just about compensation. You may require early rehabilitation to assist with your recovery, or need support dealing with an inquest if someone died in the accident. Whatever support you require, our team of experienced lawyers will guide you every step of the way to ensure you get the compensation you are entitled to. Our team now includes former Morgan Jones Pett specialist personal injury experts Sara Westwood and Simon Bransby alongside Colin Cook and Pasha Alnadaf.

Examples of road traffic accident claims:

  • Accidents involving children
  • Accidents that occur on roundabouts at traffic lights, junctions or motorways
  • Road traffic accidents that involve pedestrians
  • Road traffic accidents that involve motorcyclists/cyclists
  • Deaths arising from road traffic accidents, including representation at Inquests

How we can help

We can advise on very simple or very complicated cases which will always be dealt with by a member of our experienced and qualified team, able to provide you with the best legal advice. We deal with:

  • Cases with a value of under £25,000 via the online Portal system
  • Motor Insurance Bureau Uninsured Driver cases
  • Motor Insurance Bureau Untraced Driver cases
  • Cases where a vehicle has been used as a deadly weapon
  • Cases involving foreign drivers or driving abroad
  • Catastrophic cases involving damages claims valued at more than £25,000
  • Cycling cases
  • Pedestrian claims

Our expertise

Road traffic cases can often be considered the most simple and straightforward cases. We have, on many occasions, acted on behalf of individuals dissatisfied with the way in which claims have been handled by their own insurer panel firms. Our team has successfully recovered damages for individuals who had elements of their injury previously overlooked (for example subtle head injury and chronic pain).

Read more in our Mythbusters guide: Dealing with insurers when you've had an accident

Please contact one of the team to discuss your specific requirements.

Morgan Jones Pett Solicitors

Morgan Jones Pett have joined the Hatch Brenner Solicitors team.

‘I would like to thank you and your team for all your help in bringing my claim to a conclusion and would not hesitate in recommending your firm should the need arise.’

‘I don’t know what I would have done without your help.’

‘Whenever I have called at the office, I have always been impressed by how helpful, friendly and knowledgeable about all aspects of my case they have been.’

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