Road Traffic Collisions

Individuals : Injury Claims

Road Traffic Collisions

Even the most minor road traffic accident is distressing, but suffering injury as a result only adds to the distress.

Whether you are a driver, passenger, cyclist or pedestrian and you have suffered injury as a result of an accident we can help you make a claim.

The truth is you are perfectly entitled to accident compensation, even if you were partly to blame. Whether it’s a result of an accident caused by:

  • Another motorist
  • Cyclist
  • Motorcylist
  • Bus
  • Pedestrian
  • An uninsured driver
  • Hit and run drivers

… we are able to guide you through the complex claims process with ease.

What can I expect from Thomson & Bancks

Plain English
You will find no jargon here, so you will clearly understand your options.

There are no nasty surprises about our charges. You will know the funding and timescales at the outset.

No hidden charges
Let us explore the options to see if we can help. There is nothing to lose.

Our Injury Claims Team

Staff that work in Injury Claims


Contact our specialists today

Our specialist Road Traffic Collisions can guide you through your claim


Frequently asked questions about Injury Claims

How long will my claim take?

Unfortunately, there is no definite time scale to be given. Each claim is different so it is difficult for us to give you a definite timescale. If it is a straight forward accident with no liability issues or involve any complex injuries it can be settled within 2-3 months.

At Thomson & Bancks that we will keep you up to date as much as we can and we will not know anything that you don’t.

How much compensation am I likely to receive after my road traffic accident?

There are a number of factors that will contribute towards how much you will receive. We will need to consider:
- The severity of your injuries
- Whether any time has been taken off work as a result of the accident, resulting in Loss of earnings
- The affect on your everyday life that your injuries have caused. Have your hobbies been affected?

I think I may have been partly responsible for the road traffic accident. Does this mean I cannot seek compensation?

Provided that you are not fully responsible for the accident, we will look to recover compensation for you.

I was not wearing my seatbelt at the time of the accident. Does this mean that I cannot make a claim?

Not wearing a seatbelt will not prevent you from making a claim. Dependant on the extent of your injuries, you may not have any deduction made for not wearing a seatbelt. The maximum that can be deducted from your settlement is 25%.

The other driver did not have any insurance, what does this mean?

If the other driver was not insured but the vehicle they were driving was, the insurers of the vehicle will deal with your claim. If neither the driver nor vehicle were insured, you can still make a claim for compensation, it will be dealt with by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau under their uninsured driver agreement.

How long do I have to make a claim following a road traffic accident?

You have 3 years from the date of the accident. The longer you leave making a claim, the more difficult it will be to find evidence to support your claim.

Will my claim have to go to court before I receive my compensation?

Each claim is completely different however most claims will settle outside of court.

Services for

Get in touch

Talk to our expert solicitors about your legal requirements