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Causes Of Road Traffic Accidents

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Causes of traffic accidents
Cause of traffic accident

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What causes Road Accidents?


  • Equipment failure
  • Driver behaviour
  • Poor road maintenance
  • Weather conditions

Each year thousands of people are injured in road traffic accidents and road traffic accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injuries. Although you may be a careful driver, if other road users aren’t so careful you can end up being an innocent victim in a road traffic accident.

There are lots of causes of road traffic accidents from not watching the road to not allowing enough stopping distance or even ignoring traffic signals, all these causes can result in a collision. If you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident and suffered whiplash or a more serious injury Mercury Legal Online can help you claim compensation for your suffering. Our teams at Mercury Legal Online can:

  • Answer any questions you may have about making a claim
  • Guide you through the claims process
  • Provide you with comprehensive jargon free legal advice
  • Do all of the form-filling for you

Getting the compensation you deserve

You’ll pay no up front fees when you start your claim with Mercury Legal Online, not even if your claim is unsuccessful through no fault of your own. We know how important your peace of mind is and we are dedicated to making the claims process as simple as possible to save you from any extra stress at an already difficult time.

Working with Mercury Legal Online experts

Mercury Legal Online has all the information you need and the claims process is presented in a jargon-free clear and concise manner. If you have any unanswered questions or would like some more advice then you may benefit from talking to one of our road traffic accident claims specialists who are always on hand to offer any support you need.

Our friendly team will do the hard work and form-filling so you don’t have to. Simply fill in our compensation claim form and one of our expert advisers will be in touch or if you prefer you can talk directly to someone now by calling our 24hr Mercury Legal Online helpline on 0800 122 3130, or request a call back – your claim will be dealt with immediately either way.

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Mercury Legal Online operate on a strict no win, no fee basis. We never ask for anything up front and you do not have to pay anything, even if you don’t win your claim. If you have a question about a no win, no fee claim then speak we will be happy to help.