Information and advice following serious injury in a road crash

helplinenewIf you have been seriously injured in a road crash, or if you are caring for someone injured in this way, Brake's Information and advice following serious injury in a road crash is for you.

A serious injury caused by a road crash is sudden, violent, and often has far-reaching effects on the injured person's life and the lives of their loved ones. Information and advice following serious injury in a road crash can help you deal with many issues that emerge over time. It includes information on financial, practical and emotional help as well as information on criminal processes if the injury was caused by someone else's driving.

If you have been affected by serious injury following a road crash and would like to speak to someone, call Brake's road crash victim helpline on 0808 8000 401.

Use the links below to access Information and advice following serious injury in a road crash.

Information and advice following serious injury in a road crash

Part one: Hospital treatment, rehabilitation and disabilities

Advice if your loved one is in hospital  

Rehabilitation and disabilities

Part two: Claiming compensation  

Hiring a solicitor to claim compensation for you   

Compensation types and the process of claiming 

Part three: The crash and criminal prosecutions

Vehicles and motor insurance 

The police investigation 

Media attention 

The process of bringing a prosecution     

Criminal charges  

If the crash happened abroad        

Part four: Coping with emotions and feelings

I can't believe it has happened

I have very strong feelings

There has been no justice

My symptoms are extreme and not going away

Part five: Useful organisations

Charities that promote road safety

Government bodies with responsibility for road safety

Your political representatives

Organisations representing road users

 

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