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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

    Claiming compensation for a car crash head injury

    Car crashes are sadly a common occurrence although authorities are working towards reducing the number of serious injuries and fatalities on the roads every year. There are still some people who remain ignorant of their responsibilities on the road and many drivers do not know their legal obligations despite being experienced road users.

    There is plenty of information out there for drivers and it is a good idea to keep on top of the latest in road safety information as you could save a life by following some simple rules and advice. Many road safety charities, such as Brake, offer free road safety seminars and courses for the public and many road users could benefit from keeping their awareness of safety rules fresh and up to date.

    Car crashes can cause serious head injuries or other injuries to those involved, and may even cause a fatality in the worst case scenario. To reduce your chances of injury, always wear your seat-belt and ensure that any airbags or other safety mechanics in your vehicle are in working order.

    Check your tyres regularly, and check your vehicle overall as a simple maintenance failure could cause a fatal accident. If you have been involved in a road traffic accident and are considering claiming compensation for a car crash head injury, you can get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline for assistance.

    Potential injuries sustained in a crash

    The most common injury sustained in a collision or crash is whiplash which is a type of neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head forwards, sideways or backwards. After this, many people sustain head injuries from being pushed forward into the front window or the front car seat.

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    Head injuries can cause mild concussion or they can be more serious causing damage to the skull or brain. If you are thinking of claiming compensation for a car crash head injury, give Accident Advice Helpline a call.

    What we do

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we help victims of personal injuries to claim compensation when the accident was the fault of someone else.

    If this sounds like you, pick up the phone and give our 24-hour line a call to discuss your claim with our experts.

    We offer no-obligation advice and a no win, no fee policy so there is no need to worry about your current financial situation.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: November 13, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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