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Personal Injury | Road Traffic Accidents – Jersey

Parslows personal injury team members understand the issues affecting you when you are involved in a road traffic accident that is not your fault.  You can rest assured that Parslows personal injury team will strive to get the compensation you deserve.

Introduction

We have helped many people in Jersey claim compensation following all kinds of road traffic accidents including:

  • Head, brain and spinal injury claims
  • Motorcycling accidents
  • Cycling accidents
  • Claims for whiplash
  • Fatal accidents

If you or a close relative has been involved in a road traffic accident, call our friendly professional experts who will provide expert advice on compensation and associated issues.

When can I make a claim?

In general terms claims usually need to be made within 3 years of the incident that caused the injury.

Exceptions

Time limits do not start for children until they reach the age of eighteen. However the sooner you contact us the better we are able to collate the evidence and prepare the claim.

Do I have a case?

If you are unsure whether you have a claim, you or a family member just need to pick up the phone to us and talk it over with one of our team members.

What are my chances of winning?

When you contact us we will give you realistic advice on the chances of winning based on the information you provide. The more information you can give us at the outset the more accurate the assessment we can make. However, it is not possible to give a definitive answer on any case.

How much will it cost?

Contacting us for initial advice on your claim will cost you nothing, we offer a free 20 minutes consultation.

If we advise you to pursue a claim with us, we will review all the options for funding it and make sure you are fully informed before we proceed on your behalf.

How much compensation will I get?

The amount of compensation you receive will depend on a number of factors. These include but not limited to:

  • the seriousness of your injury;
  • how it has affected your life;
  • how much money you have lost or will lose as a consequence; and
  • whether you will need extra support in the future.

Keeping you informed

As we assess you and your circumstances, we will be able to provide you with a more accurate idea of the financial value of your claim. You can be assured that we will do everything we can recover the maximum amount of compensation available to you.

What happens when I claim?

Once you have instructed us to claim on your behalf, we will investigate your case thoroughly by gathering witness statements and other relevant details about your injury and on-going requirements.

Insurance

As soon as we have all the details of your case, a claim will be made against the relevant person or company, who usually have insurance. We will then wait for a response from the insurance company you are claiming against. This can go one of two ways – either they decide to meet your claim or they do not.  If they do not have insurance it doesn’t mean you cannot continue with the claim it may mean for example that further due diligence will need to be carried out to ensure that the relevant party has sufficient funds to meet a claim.

Settlement

The vast majority of cases are settled before they go to the Royal Court. However, if your case if one of the few that is to be decided by the Royal Court this is perfectly normal and we will be there to help you every step of the way.

How Parslows can help

Our personal injury lawyers are focused on providing you with expert advice with a truly personal service.

We advise on all aspects of personal injury.

Our clients are pleased with our service and fees, we are confident you will too.

For further information please do not hesitate to email us at pi@parslowsjersey.com  or call 630530;

The information and opinion expressed in this briefing does not purport to be definitive or comprehensive and are not intended to provide professional advice. For specific advice, please contact Parslows, We are not responsible for, and do not accept any responsibility or liability in connection with, the content of this document or any reliance upon it

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