Vehicle Repair Claims

The last thing you need to worry about following an accident that wasn't your fault is how you're going to get around, and how you're going to pay for repairs to your vehicle. Our expert team is here to help you file a vehicle repair claim.

Speedy Referral

“Car was fixed in a timely manner to a high standard, all without the hassle of dealing with an insurance company. Another plus was the speedy referral to a local private physio for treatment and rehabilitation of whiplash injuries.”

K Whyte, Personal Injury Claim

The Short of it

  • Being involved in an accident can be stressful and frustrating,

    especially when it wasn't your fault.

  • You may be worrying about how you're going to get to work or take the kids to school

    while your car is being repaired in the garage.

  • This is where we come in.

    Our solicitors can arrange a replacement vehicle for you while yours is being repaired, and make a case against the negligent party.

  • Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need

    and providing Straightforward legal advice. It should be that simple.

  • The Long of it

    Vehicle repairs

    Vehicle repair claims

    Being involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault can be stressful and frustrating. Your vehicle may need to be repaired, and the last thing you need to worry about following the accident is how you’re going to get around while your car is being fixed.

    At Watermans, we provide our clients with a like-for-like replacement vehicle as soon as possible. Our car hire service allows you to take advantage of thousands of makes and models found across the country. Whether you usually drive a seven-seater for the school run, indulge your sporty side with a stylish coupé, take to the roads in something more rugged, or anything in between, we work hard to get you an exact match while your car is undergoing repairs. It’s part of our non-fault car hire guarantee.

    Using Watermans to pursue your vehicle repair claim will mean that your car will be given the best repair service on the market, and all manufactured parts used will be genuine and fit for use. Often, going through insurance companies, you will find that they want to fix your car as quickly and as cheaply as possible, and so some parts used to fix your car may not be suitable.

    Making a claim

    How do I make a vehicle repair claim?

    Following an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may think that the first thing you should do is make a car insurance claim.

    Although it is important to act quickly after an accident, there are issues with calling your insurance company first, including

    • no guarantee the chosen garage will use genuine manufacturer parts, thus impacting your warranty
    • no like-for-like replacement vehicle; you could end up with something far from suitable for your needs
    • an impact on the cost of your insurance premium
    • you needing to arrange multiple aspects of your claim

    By calling Watermans first, we take care of everything, including contacting your insurer to inform them you have been in an accident. No hassle, no fuss and you can focus on getting back to your normal day-to-day routine quickly. Plus, we work on a no win no fee basis, meaning that if we don’t win, you won’t have to worry about any solicitors fees.

    How much compensation?

    How much compensation for a vehicle repair claim?

    If you need to make a claim for vehicle repairs as a result of being in an accident that wasn’t your fault, then Watermans will help you get the compensation you deserve, as well as any medical treatment such as physiotherapy. Call us before contacting your insurer, and we will arrange a replacement vehicle for you as soon as possible. whilst your car is being repaired.

    Once you have contacted Watermans, our specialist case handlers will take care of everything, including the necessary arrangements for vehicle repairs, and pursuing your claim through court. You will be kept up to date every step of the way.

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans to pursue my claim?

    Watermans make legal services look and feel easy so people can move forward in life.

    Watermans are one of the leading personal injury firms in Scotland. We act only for people who have been injured in an accident, and never for the at-fault party, nor insurance companies who defend these cases.

    Our expert team are committed to doing everything to make the claims process straightforward for our clients following an accident. We take the hassle from you and fight each case to secure the maximum level of compensation. We also provide access to a range of additional services, such as physiotherapy and psychological treatment to ensure you recover from your injuries as soon as possible and get your life back on track.

    Our expertise in personal injury covers a wide range of areas including accidents at work, public liability claims, road traffic accidents, fatal and serious injury claims and cases relating to child and historical abuse.

    We represent thousands of clients throughout Scotland each year, securing millions of pounds in compensation for our clients. We work on a no win a fee basis, which means that if your claim is unsuccessful, you won’t end up out of pocket.

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    Straightforward Legal Advice

    How much could you claim?

    The figures quoted are a rough guide to show you the amount you could receive as compensation for your injury. Our solicitors will advise you in more detail about your specific claim.

    Your claim could be worth...

    Claim Worth

    The figures quoted are a rough guide to show you the amount you could receive as compensation for your injury. Our solicitors will advise you in more detail about your specific claim.

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    Get in touch with us

    Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need and making that process straightforward. Start the process by sending us your details below or calling us on 0131 555 7055

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    Our personal injury claims expert

    “I enjoy the challenge of putting my clients back in a position they would have been in, had they not been unfortunate to suffer an accident through no fault of their own.”

    John Dillon, Head of Dispute Resolution