Passenger Claims

Claiming Compensation

You are only entitled to claim compensation up to 3 years from the date of your accident (or 16th Birthday if you were a minor at the time), after this date you will no longer be able to claim.

There is often some ambiguity as to whether passengers can claim when they have been injured in an accident that was their driver’s fault. The simple answer is, they can. When you are a passenger in a vehicle you are an “innocent party.” This means that whether you were in a vehicle that was not at fault for an accident, or that the driver of your vehicle caused the collision, you can still claim compensation. Just because the vehicle you were in was responsible for the accident does not preclude you from making a claim. This is why a passenger can always claim compensation provided that they suffered injury as a result of the collision, whether this is a claim directed to the third party or their driver’s own insurance, Khan Law can assist.

At Khan Law we are committed to assisting you in claiming compensation for your injury. For some of our clients this is the first time that they are claiming compensation. However, we will ensure that we explain the process in full to you to make your customer journey as smooth as possible. In fact, we have highlighted our process below, just so you can see for yourself.

We will assist you throughout the process and will do so on a ‘no win no fee basis’ so it doesn’t cost you a penny! We will provide you with our advice on any offers we receive on your behalf to ensure that you receive the best possible result. At Khan Law we want to make the process of obtaining compensation as simple, easy and convenient as possible. Which is why we will do all we can to further your claim without you having to go out your way.

If you wish to make a claim, contact a member of our team on 0141 378 0514 or alternatively, complete the enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch!

We have listed some FAQ’s below to assist you.

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The Process

It all starts with you. You can contact us by telephone or complete the online enquiry form to begin the process.

1. Once we have received your details a member of our team will contact you and take the necessary details to ascertain whether you have a valid claim.

2. We will then enter into negotiations with the ‘at fault’ driver’s insurance. This may be the driver of your vehicle.

3. A report will be prepared detailing your injuries. We use this to value your claim.

4. We will negotiate a settlement with the ‘at fault’ driver’s insurance company. Throughout the process we will give you our professional advice on any offers received.

5. Once an offer is accepted, you will receive a cheque with your settlement amount within a few weeks.

If you want to make a claim for personal injury, or just need some advice. You can contact a member of our team by any of the following means:

Meet us: 12 Fitzroy Place, Glasgow, G3 7RW
Call us:  0141 378 0514


You can claim compensation if you were a passenger in a vehicle and suffered personal injury as a result of your accident.

As you were a passenger it does not matter who was at fault because you are an ‘innocent party.’ This means that your claim can either be directed to the third party’s insurance company or to the insurance company of the driver of your vehicle, if they were at fault.

You can claim compensation for any physical injuries and may be entitled to claim compensation for any psychological injury.

You can claim compensation for a number of other things including, any income that you lost out on as a result of the accident. You can also claim back any excess that you have paid.

NOTHING! We pursue all of our claims on a ‘no win no fee’ basis which means you don’t pay a penny if you are not successful.

The amount of compensation you receive is wholly dependent on what your injuries are and how long they take to resolve. As a result, it will not be possible for us to give you an estimate as to how much your claim will settle for. However, we will advise you of a figure that we believe to be reasonable for your injuries.

Yes. Even children can claim compensation if they suffered injury as the result of an accident.

If you were an adult at the time of the accident you have 3 years from the date of the accident to claim compensation for any injury. If you were a child at the time of the accident you have 3 years from your 16th birthday to claim compensation.

No Win No Fee

All of our personal injury claims will be dealt with on a ‘no win no fee’ basis. Which means if your claim is not successful you don’t pay a penny! Talk to us now on freephone 0141 378 0514 or contact us online to speak to one of our specialists today.

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