Recovery agents and storage charges

Get your recovery and storage bill paid as part of your
car accident compensation claim.

Car accident compensation claims don’t just cover personal injury claims, you can also claim for any expenses or losses incurred as a result of a non-fault accident, including:

  • Your recovery and storage bill

  • Taxi fares

  • Policy excess

  • Damage to personal items

  • Prescription costs

If your car has been seriously damaged in a car accident and it has been removed from the roadside by a recovery operator, it will probably now be in storage at their yard.

Regardless of whether the recovery operator was called out by yourself, or by the police, you will have incurred a charge for your vehicle being moved. If you car is now in the recovery operatorís yard, you will also be incurring a daily storage charge.

If you have comprehensive insurance, your insurance policy will cover these costs (provided you notify them immediately of the accident) so that they can arrange for your car to be inspected by a engineer and then removed from storage (either to a body shop for repair, or scrapped if it is a write-off).

If you have third party insurance (or if you do not wish to claim on your comprehensive insurance policy) you should contact us immediately, as you are liable for these costs, which increase on a daily basis.

As your solicitors, we can help you claim these costs from the other personís insurance company as part of a claim for injury compensation. In order to stand the best chance of recovering these costs in full, you should start a claim as soon as possible, and keep your solicitor informed of all charges you have been subject to, and the status of your car's repair.

How we can help you claim car accident compensation
Wheels At Once can help you if you have been injured in a car accident or motorcycle accident in the UK that wasn't your fault. We can help with the following:

  • Help you make a personal injury claim

  • Get your recovery and storage account paid
    by the other person’s insurance company

  • Provide you with a replacement vehicle*

  • Organise your repairs

Our without-risk service
Our service is totally risk-free. That's because making a personal injury claim is always done on a no win, no fee basis. This is exactly what it sounds like; if you don't win, you don't pay any fees, meaning you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. This means you can focus on getting your life back on track after an accident without having to worry about finding more money to pay for legal services.

Getting your recovery and storage bill paid
If you have a car in storage at a recovery operators you should contact us immediately on 0800 78 38 846 . We can instruct an independent engineer to inspect your vehicle within a few days, so that your car can either be removed to a body shop for repair, or scrapped if it is considered a write-off. More information about write-offs... By contacting us today, we can ensure that your recovery and storage bill is kept to a minimum.

Once we have received the engineerís report, we will act on your behalf to recover these costs from the car insurance company of the person who caused the car accident.

You must act quickly to keep these costs as low as possible, or we may not be able to recover the full amount. These costs will remain your responsibility until they are paid in full.

Call us now so we can get your claim underway today
If you have been involved in a car accident that wasnít your fault, don't worry about the stress of pursuing a car accident compensation claim. We will take care of everything for you. Call us now for friendly advice following a car accident or motorcycle accident on 0800 78 38 846 or click here to contact us online.



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*Where replacement vehicle costs can be recovered from the insurance company of the person who caused the accident. Where this person is untraceable or uninsured, or where there is a dispute over liability, a replacement vehicle cannot be provided.