Compensation claims for a hit and run accident with an untraced driver

If you have been left needing medical attention as a result of a hit and run accident, or you are the driver of a vehicle who may have been injured due to a negligent pedestrian, then you could be eligible to make a claim against them to help recover any costs that you have incurred as a result. An accident such as this can be one of the most traumatising and dangerous types of incident that you could be involved in, especially when it involves an uninsured driver. Although hit and run accidents are against the law, it doesn’t prevent people from leaving the scene of the crime and in many situations the outcome can be life-threatening for the victim.

What instances could a claim be made?

There are a number of situations where you may be eligible to make a claim as a result of being hit by an uninsured driver, with some examples including:

·         Accidents which were caused by excessive speeding

·         Accidents caused by poor road maintenance or signposting

·         Accidents which occur at intersections

·         Accidents where you have been the pedestrian victim of a hit and run accident

·         Accidents where you may have hit a pedestrian who was illegally crossing the road.

Who could I be eligible to make a claim against?

If you are unfortunate enough to become the victim of a hit and run accident with an uninsured driver, then you will know that it can be a very painful and traumatic experience. It is a criminal offence and if you have been left to suffer the consequences, you shouldn’t have to do so in silence – which is why making a claim could help you recoup any losses you have incurred. Fortunately however, if you have been affected by the then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation as you could look to put in a claim against the driver for negligence and putting your life at risk.

Will Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

When it comes to making a successful claim for compensation it can be quite a frustrating process and if you are still recovering from being involved in a hit and run accident. Here at Manners Pimblett we have some of the best advisors in the industry who will strive to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. Working alongside you we will help provide you with expert analysis and guidance to ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible. So for more information on how we can help you, simply contact our highly qualified team today on 0845 077 0772.


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