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Serious Road Accident Claims

We have represented many individuals and their families who have been affected by serious injuries. Compensation might not be at the forefront of your mind at this difficult time, but we understand what a difference it can make to your recovery, which is why we will do everything we can to ensure you get the financial support as quickly as possible.

About serious road accidents

A road accident can take place for a number of reasons, including driver negligence, adverse weather conditions, reckless behaviour and poor road conditions. No matter how you use the road, whether you drive a car, motorbike or HGV lorry, ride a motorbike or bicycle, are a passenger or a pedestrian, you or your family are entitled to make a claim for compensation for the pain and suffering caused.

Injuries that are usually classed as serious include those that have had a devastating impact on your life. These include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation

Coping after an accident

For injuries that have had an impact on your life, there are many options available to you that can be covered by any compensation you are awarded. This includes:

  • Ongoing medical treatment or rehabilitation
  • Full-time care
  • Suitable transportation
  • Modifications to your home
  • Counselling or therapy

We also understand that it may be difficult to pay your bills and provide for your family as you might have to stop working following a serious road accident. Any loss of earnings and potential loss of earning can be reflected in the amount of compensation you are awarded and should go some way to providing for you and your family.

Should you lose a loved one in a serious road accident, our solicitors can help you pursue a bereavement award. This is a sum of money from the government in addition to your compensation that accounts for grief and the wrongful death of a loved one. The current amount is £12,980 and can be claimed by a close family member, including a wife, husband, son or daughter.

Making a claim for compensation

All personal injury claims are required to be made within three years of an accident happening. In some cases, a claim can be made within three years of the date of knowledge, i.e. when you became aware that an injury was caused by the accident.

For more information on the claims process, take a look at our guide to making a claim.

Why choose Aequitas Legal?

Our team understands how difficult it can be coping with a serious or fatal injury, which is why we will do everything we can to help you recover after your accident. Because we have been dealing with these types of claim for many years, we have contact with many kinds of professionals, including physiotherapists, psychiatrists and counsellors who can help with your and your family’s recovery. We will also help you find information for any aids that may help you cope with everyday activities.

If you find it too painful to discuss your accident, are unsure about what questions you should be asking or are not sure about speaking to anyone about making a claim for compensation, we are more than happy to speak to a family member on your behalf. We are there for you and we believe the only way to settle a claim is by providing a personal and personable service.

How we have helped others

To read about how we have helped others who have been in a similar situation to you after a serious road traffic accident, please take a look at our case studies.

Start your claim today

If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in a road accident that was caused by somebody else’s negligence, our empathetic and approachable solicitors are waiting to hear from you.

Call us for reliable, accessible and friendly advice:
0161 358 0800


3 years ago

"Excellent company"

What an excellent company. Always answered the phone quickly. Explained everything in simple terms no legal jargon. Highly recommend this company. Got me the amount that we discussed. Every member who I spoke to was polite and very helpful. Overall an excellent experience. 5/5

Andy Turner

3 years ago

"Always professional"

Excellent team, always professional and guided me through my claim every step of the way.

Rakesh Mehta

3 years ago

"Settled for more than what I expected"

Many thanks to the team at Aequitas Legal. My claim was settled for more than what I expected. Kudos to them!

4 years ago

"No regrets "

Really friendly. Kept me up to date so far in my case and always receive regular updates. No regrets picking Aequitas Legal.

Daniel Royle

3 years ago

"No hesitation recommending Aequitas Legal"

Aequitas Legal were the solicitors responsible and Matthew Trusch handled my case, very professionally, but able to communicate with me in layman's terms over any worries I had. Everything was handled with empathy and friendliness, I can only thank him and his team for fetching everything to a satisfactory conclusion. I would have no hesitation in recommending Aequitas Legal to anyone who needed a professional service. Thank you again.

4 years ago

"Go above and beyond"

As a business we have an excellent working partnership with Aequitas. They are a proactive, genuine, responsible company who always go above and beyond for their clients and suppliers alike. Leemic are always willing to offer support to Aequitas because, fundamentally, they are a lovely and hardworking team who are always on the end of the phone should we require impartial advice! We wish them every success in the future because they deserve to do well!

Lizzy McDowell

3 years ago

"Very professional"

I received excellent from service and support from my solicitor Carl Jones and the other members of staff I spoke to Aequitas Legal. They are all very professional but also friendly and happy to help. I was always able to get in touch and any queries dealt with quickly. I would recommend Aequitas Legal to my friends and family.

3 years ago

"Highly recommend"

My experience with Aquitas Legal has been great. I was given no nonsense, realistic expectations and I am very happy with the outcome. Using their app made the experience even easier, however I always managed to speak to someone if I needed clarification on anything. I would highly recommend Aquitas Legal!

3 years ago

"Brilliant all the way through"

What can I say what a team ashleigh as been brilliant all the way through talking on whatsapp gets back to u really fast and always trys to help you out the all team been brilliant to get me the best outcome I will defo past aequitas Legal name on to anyone 5 out 5 keep up the hard work you all take care.

Dean Cotterill

3 years ago

"Always kept informed of everything"

I have been really happy with the quality of the advice and help I have received over the period of my claim. Always kept informed of everything and my claim has been won and settled in my favour. I would recommend Carl and the team to everyone.

3 years ago

"Outstanding service"

I would like to say a massive thank you to Aequitas Legal for such an outstanding service. The service received was very professional and very swift, I was kept up to date at al times through letters and emails. I would absolutely recommend Aequitas Legal to anyone looking to pursue a personal injury claim - Thank You Aequitas Legal

Ranj Lal

4 years ago

"The team were very helpful"

My case went on for just over 2 years. The team were very helpful and Matthew made sure i was kept up to date and always asked for my opinion. There was no pressure and he offered his own opinion to help along the way. Thank you very much aequitas legal!

3 years ago

"Process was made simple"

My experience with Aequitas Legal was excellent overall. The process was made very simple and took up very little time on my part, particularly with use of the 'InCase' App and emails. My caseworker, Jane Hargreaves, was very approachable and friendly, and responded to queries promptly. I was expecting my case to take the best part of 6 months to resolve but was settled with my cheque in the post within just a few months. Very impressed at such a stress free and innovative experience and would recommend to others.

Amy Fox

3 years ago

"Kept updated regularly "

Aequitas Legal, a very professional company from Katie who helped with my initial inquiry to Suzanne, the solicitor, who handled my case. I was kept updated regularly on all aspects and developments and given sound advice regarding my claim. I particularly liked using the App on my mobile which was full of useful information. Great customer service with prompt responses to questions and queries, I would not hesitate to recommend them.
Thank you for a quick and easy settlement.

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