Road traffic accident claim how to prove: how do I prove driver error?
Road traffic accident claim how to prove: I wish to make a UK road traffic accident claim – how do I prove a driver was at fault in the eyes of the law?
A: Proving legal responsibility for your road traffic accident should be left to a UK specialist road accident solicitor, but as guidance there are two main considerations:
1. Evidence you can use to prove how you road traffic accident happened
There are a number of sources of evidence that your UK road traffic accident claims solicitor can use to prove how your RTA happened.
The most important source of information is the police accident report – the police should attend at the scene of a RTA if personal injuries are suffered and prepare a police report, which will include a sketch of the accident scene (including skid marks measurements); vehicle impact damage details as well as statements from the drivers involved and statements from any witnesses.
The police report is often conclusive in showing how your road accident happened and can be obtained by your road traffic accident solicitor at very little expense.
Click Motorcycle accident claim to see all the types of evidence that can used to show how your rta happened.
2. How to use the Highway Code in a road traffic accident claim to prove fault
The Highway Code can be used quite simply to prove who is at fault for your UK road traffic accident claim. As a rule of thumb the person who breaks the Highway Code is normally considered to be at fault and so responsible for your road traffic accident in the eyes of the law.
The list of road safety rules in the Highway Code is extensive and has just recently been revised (the first time in 9 years) so as to be even more detailed.
Click car accident claim to read my detailed page explaining how to prove legal responsibility for your UK road traffic accident claim.
3. Choosing a specialist UK road traffic accident claim solicitor to prove your compensation claim
It is essential to contact a UK specialist road accident solicitor to make your claim. Your legal costs can be claimed in addition to your compensation (your car accident injuries must be worth over £1000) so there is nothing to lose.
Choosing a top solicitor to run your road traffic accident claim who has the expertise to prove legal responsibility if there is a dispute over legal liability can be a daunting process.
I have written a page explaining how you can choose a specialist road traffic accident claims solicitor in confidence and how to check a solicitor’s expertise using the Law Society website.
Click personal injury lawyer to discover how to choose the best road traffic accident solicitor to help you with your RTA
4. Free online help with your compensation claim
Use the link below to complete a short confidential online form and select the free online assistance you prefer – including speaking to me in person or having another specialist road accident lawyer contact you to assess your claim.
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