Posted 5 months ago by aequitaslegal
If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a Road Traffic Accident, there can be a lot of people and organisations to deal with, especially in the initial few weeks. Here are some tips that you can use to help in certain situations
Please note that these tips do not constitute legal advice and are for guidance purposes only. If you would like to discuss an accident that you have been involved in, please contact us.
It’s a horrible thought, but car accidents happen and it is important that we prepare you to know what to do if you’re unfortunately caught up in one.
Always stop at the scene if you think your accident has caused:
Drivers involved should swap names, addresses, telephone numbers, vehicle registration numbers and insurance company details and policy numbers if available. This will all help with your claims process.
Let your insurer know what’s happened as soon as you can. You should do this even if you don’t intend to claim or you think the other driver involved isn’t going to claim.
Things to do when you have been involved in an accident:
For further guidance and friendly advice, give us a call.
Matthew qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 and has worked in the personal industry field ever since.
Carl qualified as a Solicitor in 2000 and has specialised in the personal injury matters ever since. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace accidents, accidents in public and serious road traffic accidents.
Suzanne has worked for Aequitas Legal since 2013, having worked in personal injury since 2008. She specialises in beauty negligence claims having helped various clients in relation to hair dye, eyelash and tattoo claims. In addition, she deals with a variation of RTA, employers liability, public liability and occupiers liability claims.
Paschal qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and has worked in the personal industry field ever since.
Ian has many year’s experience firstly within the motor insurance industry, before moving into the personal industry field in 2001, working in most areas of personal injury work. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace and accidents in public as well as road traffic accidents including serious injury.
Jenny qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 and has worked in most areas of personal injury work.
Sarah has worked within the legal sector for 10 years; she has worked within the personal injury field for 7 years.
John graduated with a Masters in Law in 2014 and has worked in the personal injury field since then.
Diane works as assistant to Carl Davies, Senior Associate Solicitor, providing support on a varied caseload.
Mahmuda has worked in the personal injury field for almost 5 years as a Litigation Executive.
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