Road Traffic Accident Claims Solicitors
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  • No win no fee claims
  • Free initial consultation
  • Our specialists know how insurers work
  • 9/10 customers would recommend & use us again

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Get the help & results you deserve

No-one chooses to be involved in a road traffic accident but you can choose your law firm. Even if your insurance provider has recommended a different law firm you are free to make your own choice about who represents you.

A car accident can have a serious impact on those involved and their families, whether you were a driver, passenger or pedestrian.

How to claim for a Road Traffic Accident?

Our specialist personal injury lawyers in Scotland will intimate the details of your road traffic accident claim as quickly as possible after the accident. The details of the accident and injury will be sent to the insurance company who represents the driver at fault.

Some motor insurers will often to try settle your injury claim directly with you and this can mean that you can receive less compensation than you should. If we represent you we will advise you appropriately should this happen.

We will ingather details of your losses, any documents that we need to prove your case and will contact witnesses as soon as possible.

How long do I have to claim after a Road Traffic Accident?

The time limit for settling a case is usually three years after the accident. However, in terms of the compulsory Scottish pre-action protocol your claim should be intimated as soon as possible.

If a child is involved in a road traffic accident the timescale will be three years following their 16th birthday.

No Win No Fee

Our experience has led to:

  • Helping thousands of people like you fight for justice
  • No Win No Fee claims 
  • Helping with Rehabilitation with specialist contacts
  • Securing over £20m for our clients in the last 18 months
  • 9 out of 10 customers would use us again and recommend us to friends & family based on client feedback

What can be included in my Claim?

We can claim compensation for any injury you suffer including whiplashfracturesscarring, tinnitus and psychological trauma (including driving phobia). You may also be able to claim for general out of pocket expenses, loss of earnings, care and assistance required and various other expenses relating to your damaged vehicle.

When can I make a compensation claim?

  • If the accident was in the last three years
  • If someone else was at fault
  • If you have suffered injury and/or been off work as a result of the accident
  • If you are out of pocket for miscellaneous expenses such as your policy excess, children's car seats and hire costs.

Why use Harper Macleod for your Claim?

We are Scottish road traffic accident injury experts and have one of the largest personal injury departments in Scotland with over 25 personal injury specialists covering the whole of Scotland from our offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso and Lerwick and we offer a no win no fee. 

Get in touch with our Specialist Road Traffic Claims Team

Our Personal Injury, Road Traffic Accident, Scotland team provide a free initial consultation and you can contact us by filling out the claims form below with details of your accident/injury or:

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We're specialists you can trust

We are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Law Society of Scotland's Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme. We are also members of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society.

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What type of traffic accident is covered?

Our specialist team has vast experience in dealing with road traffic accident claims and can assist in obtaining compensation following accidents such as:

  • Roundabout collisions
  • Accidents involving foreign vehicles
  • Accidents where the other driver cannot be traced (hit and run)
  • Accidents where the other driver is uninsured

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