This page has some information about the costs that may be able to be claimed if a car is damaged in a car accident.
What can be claimed will depend on the circumstances of your case.
If you are not sure whether you can claim something, or whether the other driver in an accident can claim something, you should get
A driver may be able to claim:
Usually costs for time taken off work (for example to organise repairs or to attend court) cannot be claimed. However, if a vehicle is used to earn income (for example, a delivery van), in some cases it may be possible to make a claim for lost wages or profit. This is called a demurrage claim. You should get
legal advice before making a demurrage claim or if the other driver in an accident has made a demurrage claim.