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Whiplash Compensation Claim

It’s true that roads are becoming busier these days and therefore, people are more likely to be involved in a road traffic accident. In fact motorways are now in the same condition and people often try to escape from the bustles and hustles of the busier roads of cities or towns. No one can deny this fact that as the number of motor vehicles increase on the roads, the chances of accidents also increase radically, which may result into many severe injuries including whiplash injury.

It is very essential to go for a whiplash compensation claim if you have suffered from a whiplash injury. Whiplash injuries can have disastrous consequences if they develop into serious diseases like Osteoarthritis. Whiplash compensation is usually provided to such people who have suffered from whiplash injuries resulting from accidents that were not their fault. These accidents can be road accidents involving rear-end collisions, front-end collisions. The treatment process for the whiplash injuries can be a very lengthy process involving a lot of discomfort and money. Nowadays, it is very easy to claim your whiplash compensation claim without any hassles or extra costs with the help of specialised legal companies.

You just need to adhere to the following guidelines to easily claim your whiplash compensation:

  • Note down, as soon as possible what happened exactly with you during the accident. You can take down important details such as the driver’s contact numbers, his place of residence. You can also take pictures of the damage done to your vehicle. Also note down whether the accident was caused due to poor weather conditions or it was a result of the driver’s negligence. You can also take down the number of the other car which had hit you. These details can prove to be very useful to you in getting your Whiplash compensation.
  • Have a thorough medical examination done immediately after the accident takes place. The doctor can make a clear evaluation of the injuries caused and can help in deciding the due amount of compensation. You can visit a chiropractor for the above purpose.
  • After, noting down all the details of the accident and verifying from the doctor that you have indeed got whiplash injuries, you can go for legal help. It is very important to take the help of a dedicated lawyer otherwise it will not be possible for you to get a reasonable amount of compensation. The symptoms of whiplash injuries are pain in the neck, stiffness in arms, legs and also feeling of dizziness. In some cases, the Whiplash symptoms have not been detected till a span of two years.
  • The next step is to prove that the accident was not your fault. Therefore, you have to collect evidence on your lack of involvement in the accident.

Do not try to ignore the symptoms of whiplash accidents when they appear. You can suffer from very grave handicaps in the long run like spinal injuries which can ruin your life.

Slip in Public House
Mrs C whilst walking towards the bar area slipped on the wet floor of a public house whilst walking towards the bar area. She fell awkwardly causing a complex fracture of her right wrist. The insurers denied liability alleging the floor was dry and that Mrs C was drunk and jumping on the dancefloor. Cooks obtained evidence refuting this and issued the claim at Court. Settlement was reached just prior to the trial when Mrs C was awarded £20,000.00 she said:
"I would just like to say thanks to the staff who have been first class explaining things to me all the way and keeping me informed."
Mrs C from Middlesbrough

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case