Pedestrian Accident Claims | Digby Brown Solicitors
03332005926
(local rate, even from a mobile)

Man with sentence 'it matters...that you receive expert legal advice'

Pedestrian accident claims

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a pedestrian to be involved in a road traffic accident. Transport Scotland reported that pedestrians accounted for a sixth of all road casualties in Scotland, which amounts to a staggering 1,688 people a year. This means that around 4 to 5 people every day are hit by a car, causing injury.

Pedestrian injuries from the road traffic accident may be minor, but in many instances they can be more serious, and even fatal. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable road users as they have no protection from a collision, there is no seat belt or protective clothing to minimise injuries. Car companies have tried to address this with many design features which are aimed at minimising injury but the fact it is a simple, if a pedestrian is struck by a moving vehicle the consequences are serious.

Some reasons as to why road accidents involving pedestrians occur:

  • Rural roads that are narrow and have no pavement or crossings
  • Lack of lighting
  • Failing to look properly
  • Driving too fast for road conditions

Pedestrian accident claims

If you have been injured in a road traffic accident as a pedestrian as the result of negligence, then you are entitled to claim compensation for any injuries and losses.

Our specialist personal injury solicitors have helped injured pedestrians after being hit by a car in circumstances involving hit and runs, untraced drivers, drivers going too fast, drivers failing to look properly or ignoring stop signals.

If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a pedestrian car accident, we would recommend that you seek legal advice from personal injury solicitors who have experience with pedestrian accident claims.

No win no fee funding for pedestrian accident claims

At Digby Brown, we have our own funding company, Compensate, which offers no win no fee funding for pedestrian accident claims.

This means our solicitors can fully investigate and prepare your case to ensure you get the right experts to establish negligence and assess the value of your claim.

On average, our clients receive 3 times more compensation from the original offer from insurers.

Legal advice from Digby Brown about pedestrian accident claims

To speak to a legal advisor about a pedestrian accident claim, please call us on 0333 200 5925 or fill in our short online enquiry form and a legal advisor will call you back. Alternatively, text ‘help’ to 83100.





Rated Excellent
based on 1215 reviews
previous
  • Recommended
    I would definitely recommend anyone to use Digby Brown, very...
    fitzy - 18 Apr 2018
  • Highly recommend
    Jennifer of Digby Brown is highly professional and very approachable...
    D.R - 18 Apr 2018
  • First class service
    First class service on a very difficult and hard to settle insurance...
    Gary - 05 Apr 2018
  • Accident claim
    David Wilson worked my case through to satisfying conclusion....
    Stephen moles - 05 Apr 2018
  • Higjty recommend
    Professional, maintained regular communications, client focussed,...
    customer Karen - 04 Apr 2018
  • Brilliant firm
    Brilliant firm! Amazing people working for them and they really...
    Mr. Lord - 02 Apr 2018
  • Highly Recommended
    Excellent service and very professional work dealing with my...
    Debbie Campbell - 30 Mar 2018
  • Stress Free
    Great communication. Handled my case with empathy and complete...
    Jane Corbett - 27 Mar 2018
next