Car passenger injured in Kirkcaldy road accident secures compensation

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Personal injury solicitors in our Digby Brown Kirkcaldy office recently represented a local man after he was injured in a road traffic accident when he was a passenger in his friend’s car.

At the time of the car accident, the weather was very cold but dry with weather reports advising drivers to be aware of patches of ice on roads. As our client finished work that night, his friend came to pick him up in his car. As they were travelling at speed along Cluny Road (B922) heading towards Glenrothes, his friend attempted to overtake a car in front. However, he lost control of the car and came off the road, causing it to roll three times and land on the passenger side.

When he was taken to hospital, our client was diagnosed with a fractured knee and various minor soft tissue injuries with a six month prognosis period. This resulted in a knee support and a month off his work.

He decided to pursue a personal injury claim for the injuries he sustained as a result of the car accident and came to Digby Brown’s office in Kirkcaldy.

Our experienced personal injury solicitors raised a claim for compensation and negotiated a fair settlement for our client of almost £9,000.

Unfortunately we see the damaging effects of road traffic accidents every day with research from Brake, the road safety charity, showing that there are 5 deaths and 64 serious injuries on UK roads every single day, mostly caused as a result of driver error.

At Digby Brown, we work closely with Brake to help reduce the number of accidents on the road. Fraser Simpson, partner at Digby Brown Solicitors, is the Scottish spokesperson for Brake and will be joining their Scottish regional launch of their new Road Safety Week campaign ‘Drive less, live more’ in Glasgow.

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