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Making Road Traffic Accident Claims On Behalf Of Someone Else

If a friend or loved one has been involved in a life-threatening or fatal road accident, you may wonder whether it’s possible to make a claim on their behalf.

As specialist serious road traffic accident lawyers in Peterborough, this is, unfortunately, a situation we encounter quite regularly. No matter how safe we think we are on the roads, freak accidents can occur – and there are always negligent or careless individuals out there who can cause others serious harm.

If someone in your life has been involved in such a collision, you may well be able to make a claim for them.

Why make a claim?

No amount of money will bring your loved one back – or allow them to recover fully – but compensation can really help their family during what will be a tremendously difficult time for them.

If the accident left the victim seriously injured, compensation may help them get back on their feet – both literally and figuratively. It can help cover healthcare and ongoing treatment costs, and even help them continue to pay their bills while they’re unable to work, particularly if they’re self-employed.

Serious road accidents can have a profound and lasting impact on those involved, and compensation will at least go some way towards helping them move on and recover.

If your friend or loved one sadly lost their life in the incident, compensation can really make a difference to their family. It can give them time to grieve without worrying about their finances, and should comfortably cover funeral costs. Although it won’t make the situation easy, it will certainly help reduce the financial burden on the victim’s family.

Choose a specialist

Before you consider making a claim on the individual’s behalf, make sure you choose a serious road accident specialist with experience handling fatal and life-threatening incident claims.

These claims can often be extremely complex, particularly if a third party was involved in the collision. Therefore, selecting a knowledgeable personal injury solicitor is vital.

Speak to our serious accident lawyers in Peterborough

Even if your friend or loved one was partially at fault, you may still be able to make a claim on their behalf. It’s easy and hassle-free to begin the claims process at Capital Lawyers. All you have to do is complete our road traffic accident claim form, and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your case.

Importantly, we pursue every claim on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. This means that if we’re unable to secure compensation, you won’t have to pay us a penny. There are no hidden charges or unexpected fees to worry about, either.

If you have any questions at all about the claims process, or would like to speak to someone over the phone regarding your case, please don’t hesitate to contact our serious accident lawyers in Peterborough. You can reach us on 0333 000 0510.