Letter claiming damages following a motor accident.
Accident at (give address date and time of accident)
I am writing to advise you that as a result of the above accident I
have suffered loss and damage to my car (vehicle make model
and registration number) and had to pay an excess on my policy of
motor insurance of £ (amount). In addition I have suffered personal
injury in (bruising to my forehead).
It is apparent from the circumstances of the accident that it was
caused by your negligence. The circumstances of the accident
show that amongst other things you
(give examples such as; failed to keep a proper lookout/overtook
when it was unsafe to do so/drove to fast/emerged from a side
road without giving priority).
The cost of the damage caused by your negligence totals £.. as
follows. (Cost of repairs to car/insurance policy
excess/compensation for personal injury)
I am accordingly seeking from you damages of £(amount). If this
amount is not paid within 14 days you should note that I will then
issue proceedings in the County Court without further notice to