What expenses can I claim for after a car accident?
If you have been involved in a road accident, you are likely to start incurring expenses, pretty quickly. If you were not responsible for the accident, you are entitled to re-claim all reasonable expenses from the insurer of the at-fault driver. These expenses are also known as un-insured losses, because they may not be covered on your insurance policy.
The following would be considered ‘reasonable’ expenses following a road traffic accident: -
Storage of your damaged vehicle
Taxi/Train/Bus travel costs due to your un-roadworthy vehicle
Damaged/destroyed personal items of significant value
Costs of a suitable replacement hire vehicle if yours is un-roadworthy
For most of these items, receipts, invoices or proof of purchase may be required in order to confirm that you own the item and it’s approximate value.
Is there anything else I can claim for?
Of course, a car accident can impact your life financially in other ways too.
If you can prove that have lost income as a result of the accident, the solicitors we work with will look to recover this money as part of your overall expenses claim.
About injury compensation
If you have suffered a genuine and significant injury in the accident, it is advisable that you ask the solicitors we work with to help you pursue a claim for personal injury compensation.
Reasons why you should make a personal injury claim: -
To compensate you for the pain and discomfort
To cover costs of specialist care, medical/mobility aids and treatment of the injury
To cover the cost of a temporary or permanent loss of income
Our comprehensive non-fault accident service provides all this and more – without a claim on your car insurance
We and our partners offer our clients a specialised service that enables them to receive the all the help and assistance they need but without having to make an insurance claim.
We arrange the services you need and on completion of your repairs and/or legal services, we will recover the costs directly from the at-fault drivers insurer on your behalf.
How our service works: -
We provide a like-for-like replacement vehicle for you to use if your vehicle is un-roadworthy and/or being repaired
Your replacement vehicle will be delivered to your home or place of work typically within 3 hours of receiving your claim
Repairs to your vehicle will be made at an approved accident repair centre that is local to you
You can choose a vehicle repairer of your own choice if you have a preference
We can help you with legal issues relating to your accident
24/7 support and assistance with all aspects of your accident claim
To find out more about our service or just ask a question, call us on 02392 484 244 and we will be happy to help.
Any policyholder can use this service, and it is your legal right to choose who repairs your vehicle. All assistance offered and information given on this page is provided by Car Call UK and its partners , no association or affiliation to any particular insurer is intended in any way, and your statutory rights are unaffected.