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A car accident can change your life and possibly put your life in danger in the span of a single blink of an eye. We recognize that dealing with the physical pain and emotional stress you can be left with after a car accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with, particularly if another person was at fault for the incident. But you aren’t alone. Pearl Lemon Legal’s car accident lawyer team is here to help.

 

We are unable, unfortunately, to prevent car accidents. But if you’ve been in one, and it wasn’t your fault, we might be able to help you start to make things right again by connecting you with our team of caring and experienced car accident lawyers who will fight to get you the money you deserve.

 

The Department for Transport reports that in Great Britain in 2021, there were 160,597 car accidents of all severity levels. A frightening statistic, especially in light of the fact that 1,784 of them were fatalities, while a great number of them undoubtedly resulted in life-altering injuries or had a significant effect on people involved and their families.

We are car accident lawyers with decades of combined expertise, and we know that financial compensation can help you get the support you need while you heal. For instance, compensation can assist in defraying the expenses of:

 

  • Your car accident related injuries
  • Special medical care, such as physical therapy and counselling
  • Adapted transportation expenses for a bus, a taxi, or other type of vehicle
  • Your missed time from work, as well as any time your loved ones have missed from work to be with and care for you.
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Who Can Make a Car Accident Claim?

If you were hurt in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you might be eligible to file a claim, and one of our car accident lawyers could help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

 

Someone you know, such a family member, might not be able to seek compensation for themselves if they were hurt in an accident and their injuries changed their lives to the point where their ability to communicate or comprehend has been diminished. If so, you can file a claim on their behalf, and we can connect you with the best car accident lawyers to support you and your loved ones during what we understand is a trying time.

Car Accident Lawyers Can Help More Than Drivers

Of course, car accidents involve more than just the drivers of the vehicles. Actually, the most vulnerable roadway users and those most likely to sustain severe injuries in an accident are pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.

 

We can assist if you need legal counsel following a car accident. If you get in touch with us, we’ll listen to your case and put you in touch with one of our car accident lawyers if we believe you have a case.

 

They will make every effort to help, regardless of whether you were a driver, passenger, pedestrian, or another form of road user who was involved in an accident.

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Car Accident Lawyers for Passengers

To prevent harming their passengers and reducing the chance of colliding with other road users, all drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles carefully and safely. This is referred to as a “duty of due care,” and it includes all drivers of vehicles, including those operating cars, trucks, buses, and coaches as well as trains, aeroplanes, boats, and ships.

 

Any passenger who sustains injuries as a result of a driver’s failure to exercise reasonable care for their safety is entitled to file a no-fee, no-win compensation claim. If the driver of another vehicle was to blame for the harm, they also have the right to file a claim for compensation as a passenger.

Car Accident Lawyers for Pedestrians

We recognize as experienced car accident lawyers that getting hurt in a traffic accident as a pedestrian can come as a genuine and very horrible shock. You were perhaps just walking down the street when the accident occurred, minding your own business, and an unforeseeable accident occurred, leaving you hurt and in need of assistance.

 

Accidents involving pedestrians in traffic can be traumatic and extremely serious. Pedestrians are classified as “vulnerable road users,” along with bicyclists and motorcyclists, because they are among the road users who are least protected.

 

We are aware that if you have been injured as a pedestrian, you are probably dependent on those around you and may be concerned about your recuperation, especially as it is typical to experience pressure to return to work as quickly as possible in order to make up for missing wages. Yet, many pedestrians do not realize that they may be entitled to financial compensation in the same way as car passengers are when involved in a car accident.

 

We can assist you in making a claim for compensation so that you can receive justice for your accident and relieve some of the unexpected financial burden you have been left with, even if we cannot erase the pain and suffering you have had to face

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Car Accident Lawyers for Bicyclists and Motorcyclists

On the road, cyclists are especially vulnerable, and even in a low-speed accident, cycling accident injuries can be severe. We are aware that a bike accident can be quite upsetting and leave you feeling both shaken up and injured.

 

We think the least you should receive if you were hurt in a bike accident due to someone else’s carelessness is an apology and compensation for your losses, so you can pay for your recovery and the costs associated with it, including time missed from work.

 

Getting sound legal guidance is the first step in filing a bike accident claim when you’re ready. Speak to us at Pearl Lemon Legal first. One of our personal injury consultants will listen as you describe your experience, and we can determine if you would be qualified to file a bike injury claim.

 

There is a good chance we can assist you if your bicycle accident happened within the last three years and wasn’t your fault. If one of the following contributed to your bike accident, you might be able to file a claim:

 

  • Another vehicle and its driver were to blame. If, for example, you were hit by a car.
  • Defective equipment, such as a malfunctioning crash helmet or a manufacturing flaw that compromised the safety of your bicycle.
  • Poorly maintained roads or bike lanes, such as those with obvious potholes or tarmac cracks.

Is There a Time Limit on Car Accident Compensation Claims?

You typically have three years from the accident date to file a claim for compensation. If you fear you may be getting close to that deadline, we advise you to get in touch with us right away so we can evaluate your situation and, if we think you have a claim, put you in contact with one of our car accident lawyers.

 

Different time constraints, meanwhile, will apply in certain situations:

 

  • The time restriction for filing a claim may be extended, for instance, if the accident victim sustained a head injury that may have compromised their capacity to understand and make legal judgments.
  • If your child was injured in a car accident, they have three years after turning 18 to file a claim for compensation.
  • If you were in a car accident abroad the time constraints in the country where your automobile accident happened may be shorter, but depending on the circumstances, you might still be eligible to contact a car accident lawyer in the UK.
  • Additionally, if someone’s intentional conduct caused your injuries, you might be eligible to file a separate claim with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. There will be a two-year time limit in those situations.

 

Although we fully understand that there is a lot to deal with after a car accident, even a relatively minor one, if you think you might be able to file a car accident compensation claim contacting reliable car accident lawyers as soon as possible after an accident occurred is the single best way to help ensure that you get the financial compensation you are entitled to in the most timely manner possible.

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