Pedestrian Accident Claims

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If you’ve been injured by a vehicle, motorbike or bicycle while walking on a road or pavement, our Road Traffic Accident Solicitors can help you. We offer a free claims assessment and can tell you quickly if you have a claim.

Pedestrians often suffer from serious injuries such as bone fractures, head or brain injuries or even spinal cord injuries. However serious your injuries, our specialist Personal Injury Solicitors can help you get the compensation, care and rehabilitation you need.

Pedestrian accidents can sometimes be fatal. We can help you make a claim if you’ve lost a loved one in a road traffic accident. The compensation could make a big difference to your family if you’ve lost the main breadwinner in the accident.

Drivers will sometimes leave the scene of a pedestrian accident – this is known as a hit and run. They could have been drinking, driving without insurance or a not have a licence. We can still help you. We can also help if you want to make a claim on behalf of your child who’s been involved in a pedestrian accident.

For a free claims assessment with legal advice contact our Road Traffic Accident Claims Solicitors. Ask if we can deal with your claim on a No Win, No Fee basis.

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Why Choose Simpson Millar?

  • Accredited Solicitors

    We’re members of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) and our team of specialists are accredited by the Law Society for our expertise in personal injury law. Some of our lawyers are also members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

  • Access to Specialist Clinicians

    We’ll help you access the care, support and rehabilitation you need, such as physiotherapy and private medical treatment, and include the cost of this as part of your claim

  • Clear Communication

    We always speak to you in clear, straightforward language and explain the whole claims process to you

  • Getting You Interim Payments

    We could apply for interim payments of compensation if you have urgent medical or financial needs and can’t afford to wait until the legal process ends

  • Track Record of Success

    We’ve helped many people injured in pedestrian accidents get the compensation they need to start to rebuild their lives after a pedestrian accident

Our Dedicated Major Trauma Team

If you or a loved one has suffered a life-changing injury, we can help you get the right support and advice. With Simpson Millar, you’ll have a whole team on your side. We have some of the best personal injury solicitors in England and Wales and other specialist legal teams to meet all your needs. This should reassure you that you’ve come to the right place.

You’re probably facing many day-to-day challenges after your injury, so we want to make dealing with any legal issues as seamless and stress-free as possible. Then you can focus on your recovery and living a fulfilling, independent life.

Our dedicated team have the experience and knowledge to guide you through every step. We know choosing someone to help you can be an difficult decision, but hopefully we can prove that you’ve made the best choice.

What is the Claims Process?

If we take on your case after a free claims assessment, we will: go to Court.


    Gathering Evidence

    Start gathering evidence, including witness statements, photographs of the accident scene, CCTV and helmet cam or dash cam footage, if available.


    Medical Assessment

    Arrange for you to have an independent medical assessment by a specialist medical expert. They’ll prepare a medical report with details of your injuries. This will help us to understand how serious your injuries are, how much they’ve impacted your life and what care and support you’ll need.


    Valuing Your Claim

    Get evidence of the financial impact of your injury. This will be used to help us value your claim and understand how much compensation you should get.


    Accepting Responsibility

    Ask the insurance company of the person who injured you to accept responsibly for your accident.


    Interim Payment

    If they accept responsibility, apply for an interim payment so you can access specialist treatment and rehabilitation and also get some financial support in the short term before your claim settles.


    Negotiating a Settlement

    Continue to negotiate a settlement with the other side.


    Settling Your Claim

    If we can’t reach a settlement and your case has to go to Court, we’ll support you throughout the whole process, but don’t worry - most accident claims do settle before having to go to Court.

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FAQs about Pedestrian Accident Claims

Pedestrian accidents often result in serious injuries because pedestrians are usually the most vulnerable of road users. If your injuries are serious and you need ongoing medical treatment and rehabilitation, we’ll make sure you get the specialist treatment you need to start to rebuild your life after the accident.

If you need help at home with cooking, cleaning, washing or daily personal care, your compensation can cover the cost of care provided by a nurse, or your friends and family. It can also pay for any adaptations you need at home or the cost of a new place to live if your current home can’t be adapted.

You can also claim for:

  • Your physical injuries
  • Any psychological injuries
  • Loss of earnings, both past and future
  • Expenses such as medication, prescription costs and taxis
  • Damage to your personal property
  • Rehabilitation support
  • Loss of pension rights

You must make a claim within three years of the date of the accident. If you were injured as a child, the three-year time limit to make a claim doesn’t start until your 18th birthday.

It’s really important to get legal advice as soon as you can after your accident so that the accident is fresh in everyone’s mind and the impact of your accident is clear.

We can normally take on a Pedestrian Accident claim on a No Win, No Fee agreement. Just ask us for details.

You can only make a claim for someone else if the injured person is under the age of 18, lacks mental capacity or died in the accident.

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