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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    How to claim car park collision compensation


    When you think of a car accident you probably think of a high-speed collision, or at least one that happens on a road. However some accidents – indeed a lot of them – happen at low speed, either at roundabouts, at junctions or in car parks. In the case of the latter, they may happen at a low speed but they can still incur injuries to those involved.

    For example, if you are driving through a car park you will probably be going fairly slowly. However if you pull to a stop and someone else drives into you from behind, this could still incur whiplash injuries. Similarly you cannot always rely on everyone driving at a low speed while going around the car park. You may end up being hit by car going at 15mph or above if they are not driving as carefully as they should be.

    Would this entitle you to claim car park collision compensation?

    You might be entitled to receive compensation if you can prove someone else was responsible for the injuries you suffered during the accident. The speed at which you were going can help ascertain how bad your injuries turn out to be. However even at fairly low speeds, you can still be injured, albeit in a more minor way.

    If you can prove someone else caused the accident, you could end up being in a position to make a no win, no fee claim to get car park collision compensation. Even if your injuries are fairly minor, perhaps including bruising, mild whiplash or some other injury that occurred during the collision, you may still be entitled to try and claim compensation.

    Find out more from Accident Advice Helpline

    Our free enquiry line should be your first port of call at a time like this. You don’t have to pay to receive our initial no-obligation advice either, so you will always know where you stand with regard to the potential of making a claim.

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    Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 today to see whether your car park collision could warrant a payout. Any injuries you suffered in the accident would not have occurred if the other person had not caused the accident to happen in the first place. This should be borne in mind when assessing the likelihood of making a compensation claim, so call us now.

    Date Published: November 30, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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