Road Traffic Accident Lawyers Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee
Calio Claims can help you claim compensation and move on with your life following a road traffic accident.
The effects of a road traffic accident can be devastating, not just on your life but on the lives of your loved ones too. Even where you are fortunate enough to have suffered only a minor injury, you may still take time to recover and be unable to work or perform everyday tasks. At Calio Claims we have extensive experience in helping people who have suffered all types of injuries following a road traffic accident, from cuts, bruises and whiplash, to the most serious life-changing injuries. We will guide you through the claims process with empathy and understanding, ensuring that you receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to. To discuss your specific circumstances with a member of our road traffic accident team, contact us today by calling 0800 988 8082 or complete our online enquiry form, and we will get back to you right away.
There were 26,610 people killed or seriously injured reported to the police in the year ending June 2018. This was a rise of 4% in deaths to that of 2015. The majority of road traffic accidents are a result of human error, and if you were injured as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to compensation.
The specialist lawyers here at Calio Claims help clients get compensation following accidents that occurred under a broad range of circumstances. Amongst the most common contributing factors are:
- Driver distraction
- Driver tiredness
- Driving too close to another vehicle
- Driving too fast for the conditions
- Losing control of the vehicle
- Failing to look properly
- Drink driving
Our specialist solicitors have years of experience in helping victims who have been injured in a road traffic accident which was not their fault. We deal with more than 2,800 road traffic related claims every year. We can deal with claims ranging from minor whiplash, through to psychological injuries and catastrophic life-changing injuries.
Common injuries following a road traffic accident can include:
- Neck and back injuries
- Facial injuries
- Psychological injuries
- Brain injuries
- Injuries to the spinal cord
We know accidents frequently require investigation and our team will undertake that for you. We strive to get the best outcome for you, no matter how big or small your claim may be and we often deal with your claim on a no-win, no-fee basis.
We routinely assist clients with the following types of road traffic accident:
If you have been involved in an accident there are steps you can take to ensure that any claim you make has the best chance of success, including:
- Obtaining the details of vehicles involved and witnesses
- Keeping any photographs of the scene of the accident, including defects such as potholes
- Retaining evidence such as damaged items, receipts for treatment or travel expenses
The exact value of your claim will depend upon the severity of your injuries together with any losses that have incurred as a result of the accident. The compensation awarded to you will take into account the following:
- The extent of your pain and suffering
- If you have had time off work following the accident, then it may be possible to claim for loss of earnings including lost overtime and shift allowances
- The cost of repair and/or replacement of items damaged in the accident e.g. items of clothing, mobile phones etc.
- The cost of private treatment undertaken following the accident e.g. private physiotherapy
Contact our expert road traffic accident compensation lawyers in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee today
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a road traffic accident which was at least partially the fault of someone else, contact our specialist road traffic accidents team today. The team is spread across our offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee, with our Dundee team covering Aberdeen and the North of Scotland.
We will discuss the circumstances surrounding your claim with you and will explain clearly and concisely how best to proceed. We will also be upfront about how likely your claim is to succeed, any costs involved, and also whether we can offer to work on a no-win, no-fee basis.
"I would recommend Lindsays to anyone who has been injured and wants great service in the knowledge that they will fight to secure the most compensation." - Client