Newcastle Car Accident Claims Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims Guide
By Stephen Hudson. Last Updated 29th June 2022. If you were injured in a car accident in Newcastle, you may be wondering, ‘Can I make a car crash claim for car accident compensation?‘.
You may be entitled to claim compensation if you can prove that you were injured in a car accident in Newcastle that was caused by another party’s negligence. Any potential claim you may make will require evidence to back it up and you may choose to hire a solicitor to help you.
To support your claim within the Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, you may be searching for car accident claims solicitors who can represent you within this area. Although we are not based in this area, our team can help you. Legal Expert can advise and support claimants with road traffic accident claims across England and Wales, including for a car crash in Newcastle.
If you have a strong case to claim for a car accident, then we may be able to connect you with one of our No Win No Fee solicitors who can provide support for your case.
How To Make Road Traffic Accident Claims In Newcastle
Call Legal Expert today for your free legal consultation, where we will talk through the process of making a car accident claim. We will determine whether or not you have legitimate grounds to make a claim for road accident compensation and how much your car accident compensation claim could be worth. Then, if you are happy to proceed, we will provide you with one of our excellent personal injury claims solicitors to handle your claim.
All Legal Expert today on 0800 073 8804 to see how much your car crash claim is worth.
Have Your Medical Assessment With Our Medical Experts Close To Newcastle
If you wish to make a car crash claim for compensation, the first thing you need to do is to have a doctor assess your injuries. As a result, the doctor will create a medical report which will explain the full extent of your injuries, recommend any treatment you may need and will determine the ongoing effect your injuries will have on your quality of life.
Your personal injury solicitor will use the medical report to determine how much your car accident compensation claim is worth. Some of the local medical experts we have covering this area are situated at these adresses:
Physiotherapy Matters LTD
Arden House, Regent Centre
North East Clinic
52 Heaton Road,
Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
The Savile Clinic
Suite 3 Savile Chambers,
5 North Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
If you make a car crash claim for compensation, Legal Expert will arrange a medical assessment for you with a reliable doctor. We will arrange the medical assessment at a time and place that is most convenient for you.
How To Claim For An Accident In Newcastle
Whether you are claiming for a car accident in Newcastle, or elsewhere in the country, there are certain steps you will need to take into consideration in order to make a road traffic accident claim. Gathering evidence is a very important step in this process. You can help support your claim by gathering evidence such as CCTV footage and the contact details of any witnesses present.
It’s also important to note that if you were injured on or after 31st May 2021 in a road traffic accident, you may need to claim through a government portal called the Whiplash Reform Programme.
However, certain criteria must be met in order to claim in this way. These criteria include:
- An injury must be worth £5,000 or less in compensation
- The accident must have taken place in England or Wales
- A driver or passenger must have been injured
- The claimant must be over the age of 18
You can claim through the Whiplash Reform Programme for any injury sustained in a car accident in Newcastle, if it is valued at or under £5,000. If you need to know more about claiming for a Newcastle car crash through the Whiplash Reform Programme or other means, get in touch today.
Why Having the Right Personal Injury Solicitor For Your Road Accident Claim Can Be Critical To Getting Compensation
For car accident claims to be successful, it is essential to find the right RTA (road traffic accident) compensation solicitors to handle your claim. For your own financial welfare, it is important that you hire a no win no fee car accident solicitors to represent your compensation claim.
Finding the right solicitor can make a difference to whether or not your win your car crash claim and whether or not you are awarded the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to. We have shared some advice for finding the right car crash solicitors to handle your claim, below.
How Important Is It To Read Reviews Of Different Solicitors?
before choosing which solicitor to use, you might want to find out more about them. Reading online reviews of solicitors who conduct road accident and car crash claims in your area can help you form an impression of services you can expect to get. Things to look out for are how satisfied the previous customers were with their service, and how many car accident claims the solicitor have handled successfully in the past.
The best way to find the right car accident claims solicitors for you is to use a large firm of solicitors such as Legal Expert.
Do I Need To Use A Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Car Accident Claims Solicitor?
Many clients ask us “I was in a car accident in Newcastle, does that mean that my solicitor has to be Newcastle based as well?” Another common misconception is that you have to use a personal injury solicitor in the same area as you to make your car crash claim. These days many car crash solicitors work with clients based elsewhere in the country. There are many highly effective ways in which you can stay in contact with your solicitor and be regularly updated. We prioritise which solicitor is best for your claim, not their location.
What Types Of Road Accident Injury Claims Can Our Team Handle For Claimants In Newcastle?
At Legal Expert, our clients often ask us “Can I get compensation for a car accident?” If you were involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault and you were injured as a result, it is likely that you will be able to claim car accident compensation for your injuries. Did you know that you can also claim road accident compensation for injuries involving other types of vehicles as well? You can see the types of road traffic accident claim that we handle below.
Car Accident In Newcastle
If you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault and which resulted in you becoming injured, you could be entitled to claim compensation. Call Legal Expert today, to enquire about making a road traffic accident claim in your area, for an accident in a car.
Passenger Car Accident Claims
If you were in a car accident and were the passenger, you could (potentiially) be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in road accident compensation. Contact Legal Expert today about making a passenger car accident compensation claim.
Newcastle Taxi Accident Compensation Claims
Taxi drivers and firms have a duty of care towards their passengers and customers. This means if you were injured whilst travelling in a taxi cab you could be entitled to make a compensation claim for your taxi or minicab accident.
Newcastle Bus Or Coach Accident Claims
Have you been injured in a bus or coach accident? Whether the accident happened because the bus (or coach) driver was negligent, or because the bus or coach company had acted negligently in some way, you could be entitled to claim thousands of pounds if you make a successful road traffic accident claim.
Newcastle Pedestrian Accident Claims
Do you need to hire a personal injury solicitor for an accident that you experienced as a pedestrian? If you were hit by a car, motorbike, bus or other vehicle when you were crossing the road, you could make a personal injury claim for compensation. Contact us today to speak to us about pedestrian accident claims in your area.
Rear End Car Accidents
Rear end accidents can cause whiplash injuries, as well as other musculoskeletal injuries. If you were injured in a rear end car collision due to someone else’s negligence, call us today about making a road traffic accident claim for your injuries.
Have you been injured on a roundabout (or other type of junction) due to someone else driving negligently? If so, you could be entitled to claim car accident compensation for any injuries suffered. Call Legal Expert today, to be matched to the right car accident lawyers to handle your roundabout accident claim.
Injuries We Can Help You Claim Road Accident Compensation For
Customers with all sorts of injuries tell us “I was in a car accident in Newcastle” and ask if we cover road accident claims for their injuries. If your injuries are serious enough for you to need to take three days off work, you can claim compensation for them. Here are some examples of the sorts of injuries that we frequently deal with, below.
Whiplash is a soft tissue neck injury which impairs the injured person’s normal range of movement and causes debilitating pain. It is often caused by rear end collision car accidents, when the head is jerked forward, causing the soft tissues in the neck to over extend. If you have suffered a whiplash injury due to a car accident contact Legal Expert about claiming compensation today.
Clients often ask us “Can I get compensation for a car accident which caused me back pain”. The answer is yes. Many collision style car accidents cause the victim back pain. If the accident was not your fault, you may be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in road accident compensation.
Unfortunately some car accident can cause very serious or life changing injuries. Examples of this include hand or foot crushing injuries, spinal injuries which lead to paralysis, or severe burns. If you have experienced any type of serious injury from a car accident in call Legal Expert today to see how much you could claim in car accident compensation.
Statistics Showing Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Vehicle Accident Locations
|Road or location||Number of accidents 2016/ 17|
|A186 between Westgate & B130||6|
|A186/ Cloth Market||2|
Statistics Showing How Many People Were Killed Or Injured In Road Traffic Accidents In Newcastle
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne reported road casualties killed or seriously injured
Fatal Road Traffic Accidents And Car Accidents In The Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Local Authority
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne reported road casualties killed
Further Statistics and Information
Sadly in the Newcastle-Upon-Tyne region, a number of children have been killed in the last 5 years from January 2018 backwards (children being persons aged 0-15 years). The total number of children killed in the area in road traffic accidents was 65 over this five year period. Of these child victims, 75% were pedestrians, whilst 6% were car occupants.
If you have been affected by a road traffic accident that was not your fault you could be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in compensation.
How Much Will I Be Awarded For A Car Crash In Newcastle?
Your settlement can be made up of more than one figure. Special damages are awarded in accordance with financial losses experienced due to your injuries. Loss of earnings and medical expenses are good examples of costs covered by this head of claim.
General damages are calculated to compensate you for the level of pain and suffering you have endured due to your injuries. Amongst other resources, legal professionals turn to a publication called the Judicial College Guidelines (JCG) to aid them in this process.
There are some example entries from the latest edition of the JCG in the table below, the most recent edition was published in April 2022. However, these are only guidelines, not guarantees for what you could receive.
|Paralysis||(a) Quadriplegia/ Tetraplegia||£324,600 to £403,990|
|Paralysis||(b) Paraplegia||£219,070 to £284,260|
|Damage to the brain||(a) Very severe- Several factors will be considered when deciding the award given, such as life expectancy and age.||£282,010 to £403,990|
|Epilepsy||(b) Established Petit Mal||£54,830 to £131,370|
|Psychiatric damage||(a) Severe – Cases where the person is affected in many ways and will have a poor prognosis.||£54,830 to £115,730|
|Spleen||(a) The organ is lost, with an ongoing risk of internal infection as well as other issues.||£20,800 to £26,290|
|Digestive system||(a) Damage resulting from traumatic injury (iii) Seat-belt pressure cases of a serious nature might be included in this bracket.||£6,610 to £12,590|
|Back||(c) Minor – (i) Surgery is not required and a full recovery is made in around 2-5 years.||£7,890 to £12,510|
|Teeth||(f) (iii) Where one front tooth is lost or has sustained damage of a serious nature.||£2,200 to £3,950|
|Teeth||(f) (iv) Cost per tooth: Where back teeth are lost or seriously damaged.||£1,090 to £1,710|
No Win No Fee Car Accident Solicitors
Hiring a No Win No Fee car accident solicitor to handle your compensation claim can bring several benefits. If you hire a No Win No Fee car accident solicitor, then you will only pay their legal fees if your claim succeeds, meaning that the financial risk placed on you is reduced. Contact Legal Expert today if you would like to learn more about how our No Win No Fee solicitors may be able to help if you have grounds to make a car accident claim.
Start Your Claim With Legal Expert
If you are based in Newcastle and are thinking about making a car accident compensation claim, we can provide you with an excellent car accident claims solicitor to represent you. Many of our personal injury solicitors have years or even decades of experience, so your personal injury claim will be in good hands. Remember, we offer a free Legal Consultation to all of our potential clients, so call today to see how much compensation you could claim.
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