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Whether you're a passenger or driver of a taxi, if you have been injured as a result of an accident caused by another party, you will be able to make a claim for compensation. JMW has a specialist team dedicated to handling road traffic accidents of all levels of injury, from minor neck pain to complex and catastrophic injuries, and we can help with your taxi accident claim.
Speak to a member of our specialist team today by calling us on 0800 054 6570. Alternatively, allow us to contact you by completing our online enquiry form. We will call you back as soon as we can and will discuss your case in greater detail.
What Our Clients Say
I would just like to thank you
"I would just like to thank you for all your hard work in getting me a happy result. I know it's your job, but I appreciate it was potentially a tricky one to tackle, I didn't find any other solicitors prepared to take the challenge!"
Ms C, Warwickshire
I was really pleased
"I was obviously really pleased to receive the last letter you sent me containing the cheque. The fact that we rightly won, and I can now put the whole episode behind me, gives as much satisfaction as the money. Your tenacity and hard work were of course instrumental in this regard. And although perhaps there is no need, I would like you to accept my sincere gratitude. So once more and for the final time, thank you."
Thank you wholeheartedly
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you wholeheartedly for your tremendous work in helping to settle my claim so successfully. It has been a pleasure to correspond with you over what has been a traumatic period, and I would particularly like to praise you for your regular updates on the situation, which I found particularly helpful.
I hope that you are as satisfied with the outcome of this case as I am, and that your tireless work does not go unrewarded at JMW. Please allow me to conclude by wishing you all the best for the future in all of your professional and personal endeavours. While I hope never to have any similar claims in the future, I will be sure to recommend the services of JMW to anyone I encounter who may need them.
Once again, please accept my most sincere thanks."
I would just like to thank you
""I would just like to thank you for all your hard work in getting me a happy result. I know it's your job, but I appreciate it was potentially a tricky one to tackle, I didn't find any other solicitors prepared to take the challenge!""
Thank you so much
""Thank you so very much for the cheque, which I received today. ""I would also like to thank you for the efficiency, kindness and patience you have shown to me during the past 17 months. You have pointed me in the right direction throughout, for which I am very grateful. ""Thank you all once again for your help and support.""
Thank you for your help
""Thank you for your help today and once again, going that extra mile for my family and me. Your firm's motto is ""in your corner"" but what you do goes beyond that. Whatever the outcome of the case is, I know that I would not have wanted anybody else by my side.""
About Taxi Accident Claims
Taxis and minicabs offer a convenient alternative to public transport. Customers expect a good level of service and taxi drivers do try to ensure these expectations are met. However, accidents can still happen and injury can occur as the result of another party's negligence, whether that be a third party driver or the taxi driver themselves.
If you have suffered injury due to the negligent actions of somebody else, you may be entitled to make a claim to help you get redress for any injuries sustained. This will also assist you on the road to recovery and can help to pay for any out-of-pocket expenses you experienced following your accident. These can include:
- Medical expenses
- Time taken off work
- Personal property that has been damaged and may need to be replaced
- Care or assistance provided by friends or loved ones
If you are a passenger in a taxi and are injured in an accident once you are safe and any immediate medical needs have been attended to, there are certain steps you can take to assist with your claim, either at the scene or shortly after. These include:
- Making a note of the licence plates of any vehicles involved, as well as the taxi driver's operating licence
- Taking down contact information for others involved in the accident
- Taking down contact information for any witnesses to the accident
- Taking photographs of the scene of the incident
- Making a sketch to illustrate how the accident happened
As a passenger, you are not deemed to be in control of the vehicle and therefore are not to blame should the taxi in which you are travelling be involved in a road collision. You should, however, ensure you always wear a seatbelt when travelling in a taxi to reduce the risk of suffering injury should there be a crash.
If you are a taxi driver, being involved in an accident and suffering an injury is not just inconvenient, it can also have a significant impact on your livelihood. Making a claim can therefore be of vital importance because a compensation award will support you and your family in respect of any time off work required, can assist with paying for any repairs to your cab, and provide compensation for the injuries you have suffered.
Our team will treat you with the utmost respect, making sure that the claims process is easy, stress-free and hassle-free, ensuring you get the compensation you deserve.
Rita Keep Testimonial
Why Choose JMW?
We have years of experience in the area and understand what it takes to ensure your claim is dealt with swiftly and efficiently, whilst ensuring that your best interests are a priority.
Our team is here to support you throughout the entire process, guiding you from start to finish and remaining in close contact with you so that you are kept fully up to date with any developments in your case. We aim to make it as stress-free a process as possible for you.