Pedestrian injury compensation claims.
If you are a pedestrian, on a footpath, roadside, carriageway or grass verge, and have been injured by a motor vehicle, you are able to make a claim for personal injury compensation from the insurers of the vehicle that caused the accident.
MG Legal’s expert personal injury compensation solicitors will handle your claim on a NO WIN NO FEE basis, with no financial risk to you.
What are the most common ways pedestrians are injured?
Our team of road traffic accident personal injury solicitors deal with cases involving injured pedestrians, on a daily basis.
The most common way in which pedestrians are injured by vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, vans, lorries and buses and trams, are by vehicles entering onto the safe haven of public footpaths and walkways.
The personal injury team at MG Legal deal with all sorts of pedestrian injuries, from cuts and bruises, to broken limbs. Unfortunately, there are cases where pedestrians have been so injured that fatalities can occur, with statistics showing that 548 pedestrians were killed in road traffic accidents, by vehicles that entered onto pavements or verges in the last 13 years.
Between 2005 and 2018, 8.6% of the 5,835 pedestrian deaths in England, Scotland and Wales occurred on pavements, the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy, has found. 542 involved motor vehicles, with six pedestrian-cycle footway collisions.
What types of injuries are sustained by pedestrians?
There are many ways a pedestrian can be injured. Below are a list of the injuries MG Legal’s Road Traffic Accident personal injury experts, deal with:
• Head Injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £354,260.00)
• Neck and Shoulder Injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £130,060.00
• Back and spine injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £247,280.00)
• Pelvis and hip injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £114,810.00)
• Knee and leg injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £247,280.00)
• Foot injuries (injuries alone can be valued at £176,660.00)
How long does a pedestrian road traffic accident injury take to settle?
Every personal injury claim is different, and the length of time to settlement, depends upon the injures sustained, and if the third party admits liability for the road traffic accident. One thing you can be sure of when you work with MG Legal's road traffic injury solicitors is that we will settle your claim for compensation as quickly and stress free as possible.
How long do I have to make a claim for Pedestrian Road Traffic Accident Personal Injury Compensation Claim?
From the date of the road traffic accident, you have 3 years to make a claim for personal injury compensation. Minors, meaning children under the age of 18 at the time of the road traffic accident, have 3 years from the date of their 18th birthday. So, if a child is 16 when they are injured, they have 5 years to make a claim for personal injury compensation. Time limits may differ if you are acting on behalf of someone with limited mental capacity, if you are acting as guardian or subject a lasting power of attorney. The best advice we can give, is that if you have any queries about time limits for bringing a personal injury claim, then give our friendly personal injury team a call.
Why choose MG Legal for my Pedestrian Road Traffic Accident Personal Injury Compensation Claim?
Unlike many ‘personal injury claims referral companies’ seen on daytime TV, MG Legal only employ qualified personal injury specialists to act on your behalf. Our experts are normal, approachable, everyday people, who just happen to be qualified solicitors specialising in all personal injury and medical negligence personal injury compensation claims. If you have been injured by a car or motorcycle, even if the vehicle was uninsured, our experts at MG Legal can help you. To speak to one of our expert road traffic accident personal injury solicitors, please contact us here, today.