Non Fault Car Accident Help
Immediate Help After Non Fault Car Accidents
At Compass we specialise in provide post non fault car accident help and the provision of car hire, courtesy car and vehicle accident claim services. We are often asked the question just what should be done following a non fault road traffic accident? What needs to be reported? What information should be exchanged, and what options are available in terms of route to settle resulting claims for loss following the accident. Call a member of our team for further information or immediate help.
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Firstly What You Need To Do After A Non Fault Car Accident
Ensure all parties involved are ok and everyone is safe, should anyone be injured or the highway is blocked by the damaged vehicle contact the relevant emergency services. Once everyone is confirmed to be ok, and as long as it is safe to do so, it can be a good idea to take pictures of the accident scene showing both vehicle damage, and vehicle positioning on the road. This can be of help as evidence should any resulting claim be disputed.
Once this is done and if safe to do so ensure highway is cleared of the damaged vehicles, they should be removed to a safe position so as not create an further hazard. Details should then be exchanged between all parties involved and any witnesses to the accident should be requested to provide contact details.
Information Required After A Non Fault Car Accident
- Driver Name
- Driver and vehicle owner address
- Contact numbers
- vehicle registration number
- Insurance policy details
- Witness details
What To Do After A Car Accident
Following the accident should the accident not be your fault you options as to how you may wish to settle the claim. Compass Hire can provide an alternative route to claim route to your insurance company. We process claims for the vehicle damage, vehicle repairs and arrange immediate temporary vehicle replacement, courtesy car and credit hire.
What Does The Service Cost And How Can Compass Hire Help?
There is no cost to you as the our service costs are met by the at fault insurance company. We can often provide a more efficient service to many insurers in terms of non fault car hire following the accident, you will be given a suitable like for like vehicle.
Vehicle inspections to the accident damaged vehicle are usually carried out within 48 hours if Compass instruct the engineer. Following the inspection you have the choice to select the vehicle repair centre we often recommend manufacturer approved centres however its the vehicle owners choice. If the vehicle is found to be a total loss again valuations are approved by the owner as Compass will act upon their instruction throughout.
Claiming via Compass will also mean you are not making a claim against your own policy and therefore you will not have to pay out any insurance excess.
Note* At Compass we can only assist the non fault party
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