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Road Traffic Accident Claims

Road traffic accidents are any accidents that happen on the road. You may be able to make a road traffic accident claim if you sustained an injury on the road as a car driver, cyclist, biker, passenger, pedestrian or passer-by.

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Our road traffic accident claims specialists can help you work out the details of your claim. We may look at why it occurred – for example, was someone negligent or reckless? Or were weather conditions, a vehicle malfunction or road maintenance to blame? It can also involve assessing what impact the accident has had – and will continue to have – on your life, and what evidence you’ll need to gather.

All this will differ based on the type of accident you’ve been involved in. Read on to find out about the different incidents that might be classed as a road traffic accident:

We are closely monitoring the development of the law surrounding electric scooters, otherwise known as e-scooters. Collisions involving this modern mode of transport have resulted in serious injuries and even fatalities. We want to ensure that the laws relating to e-scooter safety are robust and that anyone injured by an e-scooter has the ability to access compensation.

Meet our Accident Claims Team

Joshua Hughes
Head of Complex Injury
Ruby Lake
Trainee Solicitor – Part of the Accident Claims Team
Ben Pepper
Associate – Part of the Accident Claims Team
Heather Petrie
Senior Solicitor – Part of the Adult Brain Injury Team
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Incidents involving cattle, employees and the public

Background Each year a number of people working with livestock are killed or injured by cattle whilst undertaking livestock activities.  Members of the public are…

By Charlotte Dowson
Uninsured E-scooters: What happens if I’m injured by an e-scooter?

Whilst it might be hard to believe for those living in towns and cities, private e-scooter use on public roads remains illegal.  Stranger still then…

By Joshua Hughes
48 mile challenge in aid of the Limbless Association

We at Bolt Burdon Kemp are once again embarking upon another daring sponsored event in aid of one of our fantastic charity partners, the Limbless…

By Ben Pepper
To Wear or Not to Wear a Cycling Helmet: The Legal Position

Road traffic collisions are a major cause of head injury.  Promoting road safety is important to me because as a brain injury solicitor I see…

By Hokman Wong
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