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Taxi Accidents and Personal Injury Claims

Car or taxi accidents and personal injury claims are made when a person suffers car damage and physical injury due to rash driving of other vehicles on road. The legal team will investigate the case and collect evidences against the defaulter.

Damages of a car or taxi accident depend on the intensity of car accident. Monetary compensation is an essentiality in case of car or taxi accidents. It reduces the mental trauma that the car or taxi owner is facing due to fatal losses incurred after the accident.

In order to get appropriate compensation victim should file a compensation claim in the court of law. Court decides if the victim should be given compensation claim or not. The court then calculates the sufferings and responsible party is ordered to pay off the sum.

Car accidents or taxi accidents claim can be made 100% fruitful by hiring a suitable lawyer. Look for following qualities while hiring a lawyer-

Hire only a specialised accident lawyer. These lawyers will help you file the case according to the form of accident you met.

If the car or taxi accident led to death then consult a wrongful death attorney. When a person dies in accident then it is considered wrongful death and family members can ask for compensation.

Look for personal injury solicitors and accident lawyers who work on “no win no fee” basis. These lawyers take out their fees from the compensatory amount given to victim.

Check out attorney referral websites, yellow pages or local directories to choose apt lawyer for the car or taxi accidents and personal injury claims.

Insurance companies figure out the amount of claim that the victim deserves on the following basis-

  • Medical care expenses
  • Time and work loss compensation
  • Compensation for permanent physical defects incurred
  • Compensation for if the victim misses important activities like schooling
  • Emotional damages like depression and anxiety

While negotiating claims, the solicitor adds up “medical special damages” and car damage amount. Always claim against the person who is directly responsible for your car/ taxi damage or the physical injuries. Check and confirm the authentication, registration testaments and prior services of solicitor before consultation. Stay away from mediators or agents who claim you help in getting compensation in case of car accident. Make sure that you have all the medical bills and car repair bills intact. All these details including vehicle number of defaulter are major proof in support of your claim.

Testimonials
Mrs B was crossing a pedestrian crossing pushing her grandson in a baby buggy when she was knocked to the ground by a car driven by the defendant. The accident caused a complex fracture to her right foot.   Liability was denied as both parties claimed the lights were in their favour. At trial Cooks were successful in proving Mrs B’s case and she was awarded £90,000.00.
"I would like to thank you and all your staff for your courtesy and professionalism in what has been a very distressing time for us all..."
Mrs B from London

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case