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Road Traffic Accidents

A guide to road traffic accident cases

A guide to road traffic accident cases

This guide contains information about road traffic accident cases.

Claiming for a road traffic accident abroad

Claiming for a road traffic accident abroad

Road traffic accidents abroad are more complex than road collisions in the UK. Learn more about car accidents abroad and how to claim in our guide.

Support for families of fatal road accident victims

Support for families of fatal road accident victims

Losing a loved one in a road traffic accident is a highly traumatic experience for families. Here’s how we can offer support through the claims process.

Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death is a legal term used to describe a situation where a person has died as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Protest rights and laws in the UK

Protest rights and laws in the UK

Protesting is legal in the UK, but legislation introduced in 2022 means additional restrictions for people planning to organise or take part in a demonstration.

Common causes of road traffic accidents

Common causes of road traffic accidents

Road traffic collisions are a common cause of personal injury, but the majority can be prevented. Read more on the causes of RTAs and how to avoid them.

Claiming for driving accidents at work

Claiming for driving accidents at work

This guide provides everything you need to know when claiming for a work-related accident on the roads.

Road safety quizzes - how well do you know the rules of the road?

Road safety quizzes - how well do you know the rules of the road?

How well do you know the rules of the road? Take Thompsons Solicitors' road safety quizzes to find out. Learn more about how to #StayRoadSafe here.

Five steps to follow after a cycling accident caused by a pothole

Five steps to follow after a cycling accident caused by a pothole

If you have suffered an injury as a result of hitting a pothole while cycling, our road accident specialists may be able to help you make a compensation claim.

Seven frequently asked questions about accidents involving hit-and-run drivers

Seven frequently asked questions about accidents involving hit-and-run drivers

Making a hit-and-run claim can be daunting, but Thompsons Solicitors’ specialists are here to advise and make the process as simple as possible for you.

What to do if you have been involved in a bus or coach accident

What to do if you have been involved in a bus or coach accident

If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury in an accident with a bus or coach, Thompsons Solicitors can help you pursue a claim for compensation.

A guide to motorcycle accidents

A guide to motorcycle accidents

If you've been injured in a motorcycling accident, we can help you to claim for compensation. Read our guide to making a claim with us here.

Personal injury compensation claims for passengers injured in road accidents

Personal injury compensation claims for passengers injured in road accidents

If you were the passenger of a car that was involved in a road traffic accident then you can use this guide to find out your rights and if you can claim.

Road traffic accidents involving pedestrians

Road traffic accidents involving pedestrians

Thompsons' specialist personal injury solicitors can deal with compensation claims for victims of pedestrian accidents. Find out more in this guide.

Road traffic accidents involving hit and run drivers

Road traffic accidents involving hit and run drivers

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident with a hit and run driver, use our guide to find out how you can claim for compensation.

Lorry accident claims - HGV accident claims

Lorry accident claims - HGV accident claims

If you have been involved in a road accident involving a lorry or HGV then you may be able to claim for compensation. Find out more in our dedicated guide.

Bus and coach accident claims

Bus and coach accident claims

If you were the passenger of a coach or bus that was involved in an accident then you may be able to claim for compensation. Find out more in our guide.

Road traffic accidents involving uninsured or stolen vehicles

Road traffic accidents involving uninsured or stolen vehicles

If you’ve been hit by an uninsured driver or involved in an accident with a stolen car, learn how Thompsons can help you to make a compensation claim.

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