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Pedestrian Injury Claim

Being a pedestrian near today’s roads can be quite hazardous with pedestrian accidents accounting for 30,000 casualties on our roads in the UK. If you are hit by a vehicle and injured you could be entitled to make a pedestrian injury claim in order to get compensation for your injuries.

Pedestrians Are More Likely To Be Seriously Injured

Road traffic accidents are common but the people most likely to be seriously injured are pedestrians as they have little to no protection against the impact of a collision. This is why it could be necessary to make a pedestrian injury claim, to cover medical bills, after care and any loss of earnings.

Drivers Must Drive In A Safe Way At All Times

The driver of a vehicle carries a duty of care to other vehicles and pedestrians, to make sure they drive in a safe and reasonable way at all times. If they can be proved to be negligent on the road causing your pedestrian injury or accident you could be entitled to compensation.

Even If You Feel The Pedestrian Accident Was Your Fault You Should First Seek Legal Advice

Many pedestrians feel they could have been at fault by stepping out into the path of a vehicle. However the situation can often be complex which is why legal advice is first needed.

If you are hit by a driver that leaves the scene or does not have insurance you could still be entitled to compensation which is why it is important to seek legal advice.

Hattons Advise You On Your Options

At Hattons Solicitors our professional legal team will advise you on your rights and explain your options clearly so that you know how to move forward.

We work closely with our clients to keep them informed about their claim and our clients can also access our online file view system to find out where their case is up to at their own convenience.

If you would like advice on making a pedestrian injury claim call our legal team on 0800 298 9690 or alternatively fill in the Claim Now form and we’ll call you back


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