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Home > News > Successful road accident claim for head-on crash

7th September 2009

Successful road accident claim for head-on crash

Our client was injured in a road traffic accident when his vehicle was hit head-on by another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

Liability for the road accident was accepted but our specialist road accident claim lawyers continued to fight hard to win our client an appropriate level of accident compensation for his injuries.

As the defendant’s insurers refused to negotiate an acceptable settlement for this road accident claim, our personal injury lawyers were forced to issue court proceedings. However, we were able to negotiate a settlement before the trial date and our client received over £10,000 in compensation for his road accident claim.

Head-on road accident

Our client was involved in the road accident when he was towing a trailer to another location. It was a single carriageway with no protective central reservation or barrier.

The other driver lost control of his vehicle and veered across the road, directly into the path of our client, who had no opportunity to avoid the collision. Hit head-on, the force of the impact caused our client’s vehicle to swerve off the road, dropping down an embankment and hitting a tree where it came to rest.

Road accident injuries

As well as the impact of the head-on collision, which caused our client to suffer severe whiplash injuries, he was also injured as he was thrown around during the drop down the embankment.

Our client suffered multiple injuries in this road accident. These included whiplash injuries that affected his neck and lower back and cuts and bruises to his head and limbs. He also suffered many soft tissue injuries to most areas of his body and limbs. These extensive injuries left him unable to carry out many activities and household tasks for some time.

As well as his physical injuries, our client has been left with anxiety issues as a result of the road accident.

Making a road traffic accident compensation claim

Clear Answers’ lawyers are specialists in all types of road accident claims and have teams of experts waiting to help you, should you decide to instruct us to represent you in your accident claim.

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a road accident, our advisers will be happy to talk you through the accident claims process, in plain English. They will provide you with expert legal advice, and answer any questions you may have regarding your road accident claim.

If you or a family member has been injured in any type of road accident, whether a pedestrian, cyclist or driver or passenger in a vehicle, please ring us on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisers. Alternatively, you may prefer to complete one of our online compensation claim forms and a representatives will contact you as soon as possible.

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