In 2008, the Gardai reported that there had been 28.464 road traffic accidents throughout Ireland – in the course of which, more than ten thousand people suffered a traffic accident injury or fatality.
The major cause of these traffic accident injuries was inattentive drivers, although other factors such as a malfunction of the vehicle and even ill-conceived road layouts contributed to the total. The most frequent injury recorded was whiplash – and this can be the most serious traffic accident injury as it is notoriously difficult to fully diagnose.
Irrespective of the type of traffic accident injury sustained, your most pressing requirement is to visit a hospital or doctor´s surgery. It is not only whiplash which is difficult to diagnose, as serious spinal injuries can take several days to manifest, and a bang to the head can lead to long term health issues. Even when you may feel that you have been fortunate to escape from a road traffic accident with little or no traffic accident injury, it is always in your best interest to get medical treatment or have a precautionary x-ray to diagnose any traffic accident injury.
Claiming for a Traffic Accident Injury
Visiting a hospital or doctor´s surgery immediately after an accident may also support your compensation claim for a traffic accident injury. Where the accident was not 100% your fault and a lack of care can be proven by a negligent party, you are entitled to claim for traffic accident injury compensation.
Compensation for a traffic accident injury does not necessarily mean just receiving an amount of money for the physical trauma you have suffered in the accident. If you use computers in your line of work, and your traffic accident injury is a sprained wrist which prevents you from working, compensation for loss of earnings may amount to as much or more than recompense for the traffic accident injury.
It is compensation for the “out of pocket” expenses suffered by people with traffic accident injuries which are regularly overlooked by insurance companies representing the liable party, and why it is so important that you use the services of a specialised personal injury claims solicitor to ensure that you receive a fair and adequate settlement for you traffic accident injury.
It is for reasons such as these that we have set up a free advice telephone service, which people who have suffered a traffic accident injury can call to find out what they are truly entitled to. There is no obligation for you to use our legal services after you have received the information and all calls are treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Call us now on 1800 989 995 or if you cannot speak now please fill in the form on the left and we will call you back.
Our Promise to you:
- 100% You will receive helpful and accurate advice from a specialist traffic accident injury solicitor
- 100% The counsel is given on a one-to-one basis as you are treated as an individual
- 100% All the information given is free of charge and with no obligation
- 100% Advice is offered in clear English with no legal jargon
What You Can Expect?
Our solicitors are experienced with taking calls from people that have received a traffic accident injury, and we appreciated that you still may be in shock or in distress from your injuries. Therefore, you will find our solicitors easy to talk with and very understanding of how you feel.
Our solicitors will ask you to relate the circumstances of how you got your traffic accident injury and what treatment you received. If you are still undergoing treatment, we would like to know how long your doctor thinks it will continue, as it will influence our assessment of your claim.
Our solicitors aim to provide an assessment of your compensation claim for a traffic accident injury as quickly as possible. This will let you know what you can claim for, the likelihood of your success and how long the process will take. They will also offer a series of suggestions and options to you.
Our solicitors advice has no strings attached. You are under no pressure to proceed with any of the options suggested to you, but should you choose to make a claim for your traffic accident injury, they will be prepared to explain clearly all the procedures involved.
Our solicitors are waiting now to take your call on 1800 989 995.
If this is not a convenient moment, please complete the call-back form above, indicating when would be a more suitable time and one of our solicitors will be happy to call you back when you have the opportunity to speak freely.