Road Traffic Accident Compensation Claims

Regardless of whether you were a pedestrian, cyclist, driver or passenger in a car or on a motorcycle, if you’ve been injured in a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a personal injury claim for road accident compensation.

A car crash or road traffic accident can lead to you having a range of injuries, from bruising and whiplash, through to serious trauma and catastrophic injuries to your brain and head or spine.

If your injuries are severe or life changing, you may need to pursue road traffic accident compensation through a specialist solicitor. This is in order to fund future care costs incurred as a result of your accident.

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Access to support and rehabilitation

It’s important to us that your recovery and future quality of life are assured. So regardless of how serious your injury is, we can involve a specialist from the start of your claim. Our solicitors ensure you get the support, treatment and rehabilitation you need to make the fullest possible recovery.

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If you need help dealing with the consequences of your injury, we can also refer to you to external organisations.

Tragically, some road traffic accidents are fatal. If you’ve lost a loved one in an accident, you’ll need understanding advice from a solicitor who specialises in fatal injury claims to establish what compensation is recoverable.

Car and road traffic accident compensation FAQs

Yes, you can still make a claim if you’ve been injured by an uninsured driver, however your claim is likely to involve the Motors Insurance Bureau in addition to the uninsured driver. Our personal injury solicitors in Bristol have successfully represented clients in this situation and can talk to you about your options.

Why choose Barcan+Kirby for your road accident compensation claim?

Our personal injury solicitors act for clients all over the UK, covering a wide range of personal injury compensation claims.

Our specialist team are members of the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway’s Personal Injury Solicitors list.

We’re highly ranked by Chambers and hold a band 3 ranking for our expertise and quality of our work. We’ve also received a tier 3 ranking for the South West by Legal 500.

How we can help

We offer a free consultation with a specialist personal injury solicitor to talk through your options and how best to fund your claim.

To discuss a potential personal injury claim with a member of our team, call 0117 325 2929 or complete our online enquiry form.




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