Road Traffic Accidents

Helping to get you back on track after a road traffic accident

If you’ve had a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault either as a driver, passenger, or pedestrian, IMS Law can help you get back on track.

Our experienced personal injury team are just a phone call away and provide a friendly approachable service throughout the process of claiming compensation after a road traffic accident.

What we will do for you:

  • Assess your claim for injury compensation
  • Arrange a full examination by a suitable medical professional
  • Arrange early Physiotherapy, Counselling or other necessary treatments
  • Recover compensation for your injury and any financial losses incurred

What we will arrange for your vehicle:

  • A complete assessment by a professional engineer
  • Vehicle recovery and storage
  • Replacement car hire
  • Repairs or replacement vehicle costs
  • Reclaim any loss in value to your vehicle due to the accident

Learn more about what to do after a road traffic accident with the IMS Law guide.

How cases are funded

At IMS Law our claims are funded on a No Win, No Fee basis, which is known as a ‘conditional fee agreement.’

With a No Win, No Fee agreement, there are no financial risks to you. You do not pay any upfront costs to start a claim and you will only be required to contribute towards your legal fees if your claim is successful.

In the event your claim is unsuccessful, you will not have to pay us anything.

If we are successful in assisting you in securing compensation after a road traffic accident, the contribution you make is capped at 25% from the award you receive. At IMS Law we fully explain funding arrangements during our initial consultation.

How compensation is calculated

The amount you can claim will vary depending on your circumstances and the level of injuries you sustained.  Awards depend on the length of time you suffered from injuries, the extent of the treatment you required and the impact the injuries had on your everyday life.

Our personal injury team will be able to give you a valuation of your claim once we have received completed medical evidence.

Making a for compensation after a road traffic accident

Adults have three years from the date of their accident to make a claim. If a claim has not been settled or Court Proceedings have not been issued by the 3rd anniversary of the accident, a claim may be considered ‘time-barred’ leaving you ineligible for compensation.

For children who have sustained injury as a result of an accident the three-year time limit still applies, however a child has three years from the date of their 18th birthday in which to process a claim.

A claim processed after the date of a child’s 18th birthday must have either settled or Court proceedings issued before they reach their 21st birthday. Again their claim may be considered ‘time-barred’ leaving them ineligible for compensation if either of the above has not been completed.

Free initial consultation

At IMS Law we offer a free initial consultation, call 01744 612549 for instant support.

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89 Corporation Street
St Helens,
WA10 1SX
Call: 01744 612549

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Corporation Street, Saint Helens WA10 1SX, UK

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