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Pedestrian Injury Compensation

Pedestrian accidents happen frequently on Britain’s streets and pavements and there continues to be a serious threat to the safety of walkers, shoppers and passers-by every day.

Pedestrians are often the most vulnerable victims of road traffic accidents as they have nothing to protect them like passengers or drivers of a car have, to protect them from the impact of a crash.

According to Department for Transport figures, in 2018, 22,432 pedestrians were injured in road traffic accidents, 6,793 of which were seriously injured. Sadly, 456 pedestrians were fatally injured.

If you have been injured as a pedestrian in an accident caused by a driver or cyclist, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Call our solicitors on 0800 342 3206 or contact us online today to find out more.

Main causes of pedestrian accident claims

Jefferies Solicitors help clients with all different types of pedestrian accident claims. Some occur more often than others. Below are some of the more common types.

  • High impact road traffic collisions
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Accidents while waiting at bus stops
  • Crossing roads
  • Accidents caused by uninsured drivers
  • Accidents caused by individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

Common types of injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents

Pedestrians involved in road accidents can sustain a wide range of injuries, however, some of the more common injuries we see at Jefferies are:

Proving your case

Pedestrian accident claims can involve extremely serious injuries which are often life-changing. Sometimes death occurs, devastating a whole family.

For a pedestrian accident claim to be successful it needs to be demonstrable that another party was responsible for the accident. Having photographs or eyewitness statements to prove the blame was the other party can help with the success of your claim.

It is also recommended you keep all receipts relating to medical expenses incurred regarding your injury, including prescription receipts. It may also be possible to factor private healthcare into your compensation settlement fee.

Drivers duty of care to pedestrians

The onus is on drivers of motorised vehicles rather than pedestrians when it comes to being safe on the roads. They are required to drive with the necessary due care and attention that protects themselves and fellow road users.

Pedestrian claims with Jefferies Solicitors

Our focus is to take care of our clients’ needs and interests first and foremost. In some cases, it can be possible to get interim compensation payments which will help pay for any medical treatment while your case is ongoing.

To learn more and to discuss your potential claim in confidence, contact our team on 0800 342 3206. Alternatively,  complete our online contact form to arrange an initial no-obligation telephone consultation with a member of our expert team. 

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