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Birmingham Car Accident Claims Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims Guide

By Daniel Archer. Last updated 25th May 2022. Are you looking for a high-quality team of car accident claims solicitors for the Birmingham area to represent you in a personal injury claim? If so, this guide could help if you have sustained any injuries in a road traffic accident as a result of someone else’s negligence.

Birmingham car accident claims solicitors

Birmingham car accident claims solicitors guide

There is a personal injury time limit of three years, so you must be ready to make your claim within this time frame. However, there are exceptions so please call our team to find out more.

This guide has aimed to provide the following information regarding accident claims in Birmingham:

  • How getting an expert medical examination can be a pivotal part of the process of making a compensation claim for a roads traffic injury, and how it could help you to prove the severity of your injuries.
  • An overview of the reason why, when you are choosing a solicitor to represent you in a claims case for injuries you sustained in a road traffic accident in Birmingham, the experience your solicitor has is important.
  • A number of small sections that go into some detail about the most frequent types of road traffic accidents in Birmingham each year.
  • A number of small sections that go into some detail about the most frequent types of injuries that are caused by road traffic accidents in Birmingham each year.
  • An introduction to the core service offering of Legal Expert, which is a national claims service, that operates under a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). We will provide further details about how you can use this service to fund legal representation when you’re claiming compensation for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.

When you get to the end of this page, you might have a few questions that you still need to be answered. If you do, please call Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804, and one of our team will answer them all for you.

Explore The Sections Below To Find Out More About Hiring Legal Representation

Can Car Accident Claims Solicitors For Birmingham Arrange A Local Medical Assessment?

An important part of seeking road accident compensation is providing medical evidence to highlight how severe your injuries are.

Legal Expert can help with this. As part of our claims service, our car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham can arrange for you to have a medical examination done by an impartial expert. The results of this examination may be used to support your claims case. The closest doctor who could do this examination for you is:

Dr Andre Brittain-Dissont

Regus Business Centre

Ground Floor

1 Victoria Square

Birmingham

B1 1BD

How To Choose The Right Road Traffic Accident Solicitors For Birmingham To Represent Your Claim

If you want to have the best chance of winning a compensation claim for injuries that were caused by a road traffic accident in Birmingham, then you need to find the most capable solicitor to process your claim.

Some solicitors may have more experience than others in making personal injury claims. When considering which car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham you want to hire, you might want to consider the following:

  1. That they have experience handling similar claims to your own within the last 12 months.
  2. That they operate under a Conditional Fee Agreement and can take on your claim using this fee model.
  3. That they have access to a local doctor in Birmingham, who can perform a free medical examination for you, to support your claim.

Reviews Of Injury Claim Solicitors For Birmingham

A good way to start a search for a personal injury claims lawyer in Birmingham to represent you in a car crash claim is to read online reviews.

This kind of information can be very useful to build a shortlist of potential legal teams. They could help you understand how solicitors or a legal firm communicate with their clients.

If you’d like to find out how our car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham work and the services they offer, see our review page.

Do I Have To Use Local Solicitors In Birmingham To Make Road And Car Accident Claims?

If you’re wondering whether you need to seek personal injury compensation for a car accident using a local solicitor, this isn’t legally required.

Local solicitors in Birmingham might not necessarily offer you the best services when you’re making a car accident claim. Instead, you could focus on choosing a solicitor with relevant experience.

You really should not be thinking about the location is important as it was before the internet was available. Now, you can use the telephone or email to keep in touch with your legal team no matter where they happen to be.

So, it is far better to choose an experienced solicitor rather than focusing on location.

For more information about whether you should choose car accident claims solicitors in Birmingham, call our team.

What Type Of Claims Do Our Car Accident Claims Solicitors For Birmingham Handle?

Legal Expert has a long history of processing road and car accident claims in Birmingham.

Our injury claim solicitors for Birmingham have experience handling various types of road traffic accidents. We have explored these in further detail throughout the sections below.

Car Accident Claims In Birmingham

One thing that you need to consider before making your claim for injuries that you sustained in a road traffic accident in Birmingham is that you must be able to prove that you were not at fault.

Proving liability is an important part of the claims process and one that Legal Expert can help you with. If liability cannot be proven, in some non-fault claims we could still help you to claim.

For more information about proving negligence in car accident claims, call our team on the number above. They can assess whether you hold a valid claim and are eligible to seek road traffic accident compensation.

Passenger And Child Car Accident Claims

If you are riding as a passenger in a private vehicle, as an adult or a child, then you may be able to claim compensation for any injuries that you incur in a road traffic accident in Birmingham. However, you must be able to demonstrate that you sustained your injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence.

If you have been involved in an accident as a passenger, call our team to discuss whether you’re eligible to make a passenger accident claim. Once they have assessed your claim, they could connect you with one of our car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham to start working on your case.

Taxi Driver And Passenger Accident Claims

Taxi accident claims could be made if you have sustained injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence. This could be the driver or another road user.

For more information, call our team.

Birmingham Bus and Coach Injury Claims

If were involved in a coach or bus accident that another road user’s negligence caused then a personal injury solicitor may be able to help you make a compensation claim for any injuries that you sustained.

For more information on whether our road traffic accident solicitors for Birmingham could help, call our team.

Birmingham Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Pedestrians are categorised as vulnerable road users meaning they are more likely to suffer serious injuries when involved in road traffic accidents.

If you have experienced severe injuries, such as a serious spinal injury or head injury, you may wish to consider hiring an experienced solicitor.

Our road traffic accident solicitors for Birmingham could handle your pedestrian accident claim and help you seek compensation.

Rear-End Car Accidents

Other types of road traffic accidents in the UK include rear-end shunt accidents. They involve one vehicle hitting another from behind.

For instance, a cyclist might be waiting at a set of traffic lights and is hit from behind by a driver who wasn’t paying due care and attention.

If you have experienced a similar incident, call our team about making a cycling accident claim with one of our injury claim solicitors for Birmingham.

What Are The Most Common Injuries In A Car Accident?

The following sections explore different injuries that you might sustain in road traffic accidents in Birmingham.

If you have been injured as a result of someone else breaching the duty of care they owed you, call our team. They can assess whether you’re eligible to claim with the help of our car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham.

Whiplash Injuries

If you have sustained a whiplash injury in a road traffic accident, the way you claim may differ due to the Whiplash Reform Programme. This programme implemented changes that affect passengers and drivers over the age of 18 who sustain injuries that are valued below £5,000.

For more information on seeking whiplash compensation, call our team.

Back Injuries

Although whiplash is a common road traffic accident injury, back injuries are also frequently encountered. The back, especially the upper back and neck is fairly unprotected, even if the vehicle is equipped with an airbag. The upper vertebrae of the spine are also easily damaged, as they are fairly fragile compared to those in the lower back.

Serious Injuries

A car accident lawyer for Birmingham could help you put forward a  claim for serious injuries such as brain damage, loss of a major limb, internal organ damage, and loss of sight.

Make sure any car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham you use is experienced in handling serious injury compensation claims.

How to claim for an accident in Birmingham

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in Birmingham caused by negligence, the process of claiming remains the same as in other areas of the country. For instance, you will need to be able to prove that your injuries were caused by the negligence of another road user. There are various forms of evidence that can assist with this step, such as video footage, photographs, and witness testimonies.

Additionally, there are certain circumstances when a road traffic accident (RTA) claim may need to be handled differently. For example, if your RTA injury is worth £5,000 or less and happened on or after the 31st May 2021, then you need to claim through a government portal called the Whiplash Reform Programme.

As well as the valuation of your injury, you must also fulfil these criteria to claim through the Whiplash Reform Programme:

  • The injuries must have been sustained by a driver and/or their passenger
  • The incident must have taken place in England or Wales
  • Claimants must be aged 18 or over

Despite the name of the Whiplash Reform Programme, your injury does not need to be whiplash related. The injury can be any other low-value injury sustained in an RTA that meets the criteria mentioned in this section.

Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB)

It’s also still possible to claim if you have been involved in a hit and run in Birmingham. You can make a claim through the MIB in this circumstance, or potentially also if you have been injured due to a collision with an uninsured driver.

Get in touch with our advisors if you would like to know more about claiming through the MIB, or how to make other types of claims such as for a fatal accident in Birmingham.

Road Traffic Accident Statistics

According to the Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain: Annual Report 2020, around 1,460 road deaths were reported in 2020. In total, there were around 115, 584 casualties of all severities including those with slight injuries and serious injuries.

It’s important to note that during 2020 there was a 4-month national lockdown which may have impacted the nature and frequency of road traffic accidents in Great Britain.

Choose No Win No Fee Injury Claim Solicitors For Birmingham

Legal Expert offers out national claims service to residents of Birmingham as the simplest, most effective way to process a compensation claim for injuries that you sustained in a road traffic accident. Using our claims service will give you access to the best No Win No Fee car accident solicitors possible to process your personal injury claim on your behalf.

When we take on your claims case under our No Win No Fee agreement, it means that you won’t pay a success fee to your solicitor.

There is also no charge to begin processing your claim, and there aren’t any ongoing fees.

If your claim succeeds, you will pay a success fee that is subject to a legal cap and deducted from your compensation.

Call our team to find out how you can work with our car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham to represent your case on this basis.

Learn More About Car Accident Claims Solicitors For The Birmingham Area

When it comes to making a road traffic accident claim, Birmingham car accident claims solicitors could help. All you need to do to get started is give us a call on the number below. We will ask you some questions such as:

  • Where did the road traffic accident in Birmingham happen?
  • When did it happen?
  • What injuries did you sustain?
  • What is the prognosis for your recovery?
  • Have you had to miss work due to your injuries?
  • Have you had to pay any out of pocket expenses for travel or medical treatment?
  • Have you suffered any financial losses due to your injuries?

Once we know the answer to these questions, we will be in a better position to give you informed advice on what we believe your next move should be. In many cases, we will recommend you use our claims service to get you the compensation you are eligible for.

If you need to find out more about how our car crash solicitors approach the claims process, or you have any other questions you need to be answered, then please call us on the number below.

If you are looking for a solicitor to represent you in road traffic accident compensation claims, then call Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804 today. Or fill out our online contact form. Once we know a little more about your injuries and the accident that caused them, we will offer you some free legal advice on what we think you need to do next.

Helpful Road Traffic Accident Resources

We have provided some useful external resources and links to additional guides we have published.

Some basic information covering road safety in the Birmingham area has been published here:

Local Birmingham Road Safety Information

For any medical advice, visit the NHS website:

NHS Conditions

If you need to report your road traffic accident to the Police in Birmingham, their contact details can be found here:

Birmingham Police information and contact details

Below is a link to our guide to claiming compensation for a finger injury suffered in a car accident:

A guide to making a finger injury claim

Below, you will find our guide to claiming compensation for a fractured toe injury:

A guide to claiming compensation for a broken toe

The following guide explores how to seek compensation following an incident of dangerous driving:

Drink Driving Car Accident Claims Guide

We hope this guide has helped you better understand how to find the best car accident claims solicitors for Birmingham to represent your claim. For more information, call our team on the number above.

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