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When you enter your details, they are sent straight to our partners at National Accident Helpline (a brand of National Accident Law, a firm of personal injury solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority). One of their expert legal service advisers will call you as soon as possible to talk over your claim. There is no obligation to use their services, so don't worry if you change your mind. If National Accident Law feel you have a case, they will pass you on to their expert solicitors. We will receive a marketing fee from National Accident Law for our services.

*Should you decide to go ahead with your claim, you will only be charged if your case is successful. Your solicitor's success fee will be taken from the compensation you are awarded, up to a maximum of 25%. Your solicitor will go over any fees you may be charged before starting your case.

Pedestrian Accident Compensation Claims

Over 30,000 pedestrians are injured as a result of road traffic accidents in the UK each year. If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a pedestrian accident, and have suffered an injury as a result, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries on a no win no fee basis.

Who do I claim against if I'm a pedestrian injured in a road accident?

If you are involved in a road traffic accident as a pedestrian which was the fault of a car, bus, lorry or other vehicle, the pedestrian compensation claim can be made against the drivers' insurance company. If you are hit by a vehicle whilst on the pavement, or whilst on a pedestrian crossing, you should have a strong case to make a no win no fee compensation claim against the driver.

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In the case of a hit and run accident, or if you are hit by a stolen vehicle or an uninsured driver, your pedestrian compensation claim can be made through the Motor Insurers' Bureau.

If you are a pedestrian that has been injured whilst trying to get out of the way of a dangerously or carelessly driven vehicle, you may still be entitled to make a pedestrian compensation claim, even if the vehicle did not hit you.

Will my claim be successful?

Road traffic accidents involving pedestrians are more complicated if the pedestrian has not crossed at a designated pedestrian crossing. In these cases your chance of claiming compensation would depend on who is at fault for the accident. If you are a pedestrian that has stepped out into the road without looking and have been immediately hit by a car or other vehicle, it may be classed as your fault. In these cases you would not be able to claim compensation against the vehicle driver, as the accident was not their fault.

How do I start my pedestrian injury claim for compensation?

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident as a pedestrian and feel the accident was not your fault, contact a specialist personal injury solicitor who will be able to go through your potential compensation claim with you. Most personal injury solicitors are able to offer a no win no fee pedestrian compensation claim, so your accident claim won't cost you a fortune upfront.

Road Accident FAQs

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If I get whiplash, how long after the accident can I claim?

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