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

Middlesbrough Road Traffic Accidents

On this page, you will find a guide to finding the best team of Middlesbrough car accident claims solicitors to process a personal injury claim for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough Car Accident Claims SolicitorsYou must make your claim within the personal injury claims time limit of three years, and instead of providing an online personal injury claims calculator we urge you to call us so that we can give you an accurate estimate of how much compensation you might claim in your case. Below you will find information such as:

  • We go into detail about the reason why we feel it is important that anyone who suffers even the slightest injury in a Middlesbrough road traffic accident, should consider having an expert medical examination as a pre-requisite to making a compensation claim.
  • Details of the reason why finding the very best team of solicitors to process your personal injury claim for a roads traffic injury in Middlesbrough is vital to ensuring that you have the best possible chance of winning your claim.
  • Information on the most frequently encountered type of road traffic accidents that we process claims for on behalf of our clients.
  • Information on the most frequently encountered type of physical injuries that can be caused by road traffic accidents that we process claims for on behalf of our clients.
  • Some of the key statistics regarding road traffic accidents in the Middlesbrough area, and these are presented in the format of several simple tables.
  • An overview and explanation of the Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) that Legal Expert has based its national claims service on. And why we believe this claims service is the best way for residents of Middlesbrough to process a compensation claim for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough.

If you get to the end of this page, and you still have some questions that you feel you need to be answered, then simply call Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804, and we will answer them all for you.

Be Assessed By Our Of Our Medical Expert Panel Near To Middlesbrough

One of the best things you can do to ensure you have the best chance of winning a compensation claim for injuries caused by a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough, is to get yourself an expert medical examination. Your car crash solicitors will be able to submit the results of the examination as evidence of the severity of your injuries. Legal Expert can help with this; we can set up a local, free medical examination in the Middlesbrough area. The closest doctor who could do this would be:

Dr Shehzad Hanif

Jurys Inn Middlesbrough

Fry Street

Middlesbrough

TS1 1JH

Why Having the Right RTA Solicitor Is Important to Your Claim

In order to have the best possible chance of winning personal injury claims, you need to find the right solicitor. The more experienced and skilled your legal team is in processing such claims, then the better chance you have that your claim will be successful. It could also have a positive effect on the level of damages you are awarded. Any solicitor you choose to process a claim for injuries you have suffered in a Middlesbrough road traffic accident should:

  • Be able to represent you under a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA).
  • Be able to organise a free local medical examination.
  • Be able to prove they have won similar cases in the last 12 months.

Are Reviews of Solicitors Services Useful?

Before you engage a solicitor to process a personal injury claim for injuries you suffered during a Middlesbrough road traffic accident, you can check online review sites to help with finding the best legal firm for the task. These sites can be very useful. However, remember also that they may be inaccurate to some extent, so always be sure to double check the facts. If you can find a legal firm with good reviews, and one of your friends or family has dealt with them previously, ask them how the experience was.

Can My Legal Team Be Based Outside of Middlesbrough?

The answer to the question is yes. The location of your personal injury solicitor is not in the least bit important, as no matter where they are you can keep in touch with them simply and cheaply using the phone or email. It is much more important that you choose the best solicitor, rather than the closest one. Engaging the best legal firm you can find is going to give you a much better chance of winning your compensation claim for a Middlesbrough road accident injury.

RTA Compensation Claims We Can Help With

Legal Expert processes so many claims for injuries caused in a traffic accident each year that we notice trends related to the most frequently seen types of accidents we handle claims for. Some types of accidents we see time and time again, and we discuss these in a little more detail in the sections below.

Middlesbrough Car Crash Compensation

Before we move on to cover the most common types of road traffic accidents in Middlesbrough, we need to discuss the issue of liability. The pivotal point of any claims case is proving liability for the accident. In other words, proving the accident was not your fault. This is something Legal Expert can help you with if you are in any doubt whether you may be even partially liable for the accident. In some cases, you could be eligible to make a non-fault claim. If so, we will let you know.

Middlesbrough Passenger Accident Compensation

As a passenger in a vehicle, no matter if it is a privately-owned vehicle or a local Middlesbrough public transport service, you have exactly the same rights as a driver, and a personal injury lawyer will be able to process a compensation claim for you. As a passenger, the issue of liability is already settled, as you were not in control of the vehicle. You can make a claim against the person who caused the accident, even if it was the person driving the vehicle you were a passenger in.

Middlesbrough Taxi Accident Compensation

If you are riding in a minicab, taxi or some other form of private hire vehicle and it is involved in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough, then you could be able to claim for any injuries you sustained. Your taxi driver is required by law to have a public indemnity insurance policy to protect members of the public who are riding in their car, and it is this insurance company that Legal Expert would seek compensation from on your behalf.

Middlesbrough Bus & Coach Accident Compensation

As a passenger on public transport, such as a local bus in Middlesbrough, or if you were making a journey on a national coach service, then the owner and operator of the vehicle would be liable to pay compensation if you are injured in a road traffic accident, due the actions of the driver. Legal Expert can help you with this; we have the experience needed to take on large public transport companies and successfully win compensation for you.

Middlesbrough Pedestrian Accident Compensation

As a pedestrian, if you were to be hit by a car, motorcycle, or bus while walking down the street in Middlesbrough, it is likely that you would sustain some pretty serious injuries. All pedestrians can claim personal injury compensation if they are involved in a road traffic accident. The solicitor you use to make your claim will need to understand the process of claiming for serious injuries, as well as for the effect these types of injuries could have on your life in the future.

Middlesbrough Rear End Accident Compensation

Of all accidents involving motor vehicles in the UK each year, rear shunts are the single most frequent reason why people claim car accident compensation. Just because rear shunts are generally low-speed accidents does not mean they cannot be serious. Whiplash is the most common injury caused by rear shunts, the most prolific of all injuries claimed for in the UK every year. (more on that below).

Middlesbrough Roundabout Accident Compensation

Take a look at the map of Middlesbrough lower down this page and take note of how many of the road traffic accidents seem to occur at major road junctions and on roundabouts. Roundabout accidents are a common reason why people make car crash claims. A busy roundabout is a potential hazard to inexperienced or young drivers, or to drivers who are distracted.

Injuries Commonly Caused By Road Traffic Accidents

The previous sections of this guide covered the most common types of Middlesbrough road traffic accident that people claim road accident compensation. The sections below are similar, except that they cover the more common types of injuries that Legal Expert processes compensation claims for on behalf of our clients.

Whiplash And Other Neck Or Upper Back Injuries

Nationally, the cost in compensation pay-outs solely for whiplash in the UK each year is more than £2 billion. This makes whiplash injuries by far the most frequent injuries that people who are involved in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough sustain. Whiplash is a deceptive injury, very easily caused, yet even a fairly trivial case can take several weeks to heal properly. It is also very difficult to pinpoint the physical cause of whiplash injuries, and this has led to this type of injury being exploited fraudulently in the past. Legal Expert recommends that when we process a whiplash claim on your behalf, you back up your case by letting us arrange a free local medical examination for you.

Injuries And Pain In The Lower Back

As we explained above, whiplash is the most common injury we see people sustain in road traffic accidents. However, damage to the back and neck are almost as common as whiplash. Lower back injuries can be extremely serious, taking many months to heal, with more serious cases resulting in some form of paralysis. Damage to the upper back is often less serious, but the upper back is much easier to damage, the spine is thinner, and the only protection to the upper back, neck and head in a road traffic accident is the airbag.

Internal Or Other Serious Types Of Injury

Of all claims we process on behalf of our clients, those we handle for serious injuries generally attract the highest compensation settlements. These are serious injuries that will have a long-term or permanent effect upon the victim’s life. Brain damage, internal organ damage, limb amputation, etc. are all examples of serious injuries that a person can sustain in a Middlesbrough road traffic accident.

Accident Blackspots And Road Accidents In Middlesbrough

Below, you will find a number of tables that show road and car accident statistics for Middlesborough. The period of time this data covers is the start of 2013 through to the end of 2017.

Street or LocationNumber or RTA
Borough Road34
A6630
Corporation Raod13

Above we can see that Borough Road, the A66 and Corporation Road were all dangerous roads to drive on in Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough road accident hotspots

Middlesbrough road accident hotspots

The above map shows all of the road traffic accident hotspots in Middlesbrough. Not how many accidents happen at a major junction or roundabout.

Road Traffic Accidents (All Vehicles) With Number Of Injuries And Deaths In Middlesbrough

 Number of injuries and fatalities per year  
Vehicle type201420152016
Pedestrian161715
Cyclist5137
Motorcyclists3136
Car occupants1096
Others210
Total365334

Above, we have segmented the data to show the most common type of vehicle that is involved in roads traffic accidents in Middlesbrough, and we can see that in this case, cars are most common.

Number Of Deaths Caused By Road Accidents In Middlesbrough

 Number of fatalities per year  
Vehicle type201420152016
Pedestrian100
Cyclist000
Motorcyclists000
Car occupants100
Others000
Total200

There were no fatal road traffic accidents in the Middlesbrough area between 2013 and 2017. We have published this graph simply to maintain a consistent data delivery across our pages.

Middlesbrough No Win, No Fee Car Accident Claim Lawyers

Legal Expert operates a national team of No Win No Fee car accident solicitors. When you contact us and ask us to process a claim on your behalf, this means that you will be making a No Win No Fee claim in Middlesbrough, and you pay nothing until we actually win a damages settlement for you. This is an entirely risk-free way to process a claim for an injury that you sustained in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough.

As The Person Making A Claim, When Do I Have To Pay Any Costs?

When you use our No Win No Fee claims service, you don’t pay anything at all until we win your compensation for you. So, when you start your claim for a Middlesbrough roads traffic accident injury, you pay nothing. Even if it takes us longer than expected to pursue your claim, we will still ask you to pay nothing. If we are unsuccessful, then you pay nothing in total. When we do receive a compensation payment for you, then we will deduct our fees.

How To Proceed

Starting your claim for road accident compensation related to the injuries that you suffered in a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough couldn’t be easier. Just call Legal Expert on the number below, and we will talk you through our new client onboarding process. This will involve asking you a number of questions designed to tell us more about your injuries and the accident that caused them. Once we have enough information, we will offer you some advice on what to do next. In most cases, this will be to use our claims service to process a claim.

Where To Find Out More

If you need answers to questions such as, can I get compensation for a car accident? Or you simply want some general advice, or some information about the claims service Legal Expert operates, then call us on the number below. One of our team will spend as long as you need answering all of the questions you have.

Contact Us Today To Start Your Claim

Are you ready to begin your claim for injuries that you suffered due to a road traffic accident in Middlesbrough? If so, call Legal Expert now on 0800 073 8804, and we can begin processing your claim today. You really have nothing to lose by giving us a call, and everything to gain.

Helpful Links

The page below caries some road safety information that covers the Chelmsford are

Middlesbrough road safety info

If you need to find the County Court that covers the Middlesbrough area, check this site:

Middlesbrough County Court info

Be sure to always report a road traffic accident to the Middlesbrough Police, contact details can be found here:

Middlesbrough Police info

To get your RTA injuries treated, visit this NHS hospital in Middlesbrough:

Middlesbrough NHS hospital info

The link below takes you to a guide to claiming compensation for arm injuries:

A guide to arm injury claims

The link below takes you a guide to claiming compensation for leg injuries:

A guide to leg injury claims

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