The word ‘accident’ is something of a misnomer. Most road traffic accidents are in fact some one’s fault. Accidents can be caused by a number of factors including:
- Tiredness, lack of concentration or lack of care
- Failure to react to dangerous situations
- Reckless, dangerous driving or drivers under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
- Vehicle defects (e.g. lights, brakes, tyres)
- Unsecured loads
No matter how minor your injury may seem you may be able to claim compensation if the accident is wholly or partly the fault of someone else. This may be the other driver but fault may also be established against a Local Authority in respect of defects in the road.
If you were unlucky enough to have been involved in a car accident which involved a Hit and Run driver or an Uninsured driver, you can make a personal injury compensation claim to the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland. Their role is to compensate victims of road traffic and car accidents caused by uninsured and unidentified vehicles.
If you have any doubts at all about who was to blame for the accident, contact us now.
For more information on road traffic accidents claims, call Accidentclaimsolicitors.ie now on Free Phone 1 800 644 444 or simply email us using the enquiry form. One of our Personal Injury legal team will contact you immediately to arrange an immediate consultation.