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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

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    Personal injuries caused by car accidents


    Car accidents are commonplace and there are various injuries which can be sustained due to traffic incidents. At Accident Advice Helpline, we deal with those who have been involved in car accidents every day and we help them to receive monetary compensation should someone else be at fault. In fact, you do not even need to be the driver to sustain personal injuries and obtain compensation; you may be the passenger in a friend’s vehicle, you may be on public transport or you may just be a pedestrian. Here are some examples of common injuries caused by car accidents.

    Car accidents and whiplash

    One of the most common personal injuries from traffic incidents is whiplash. This occurs when the neck is extended with force and can result in severe pain and suffering thereafter. This injury can result in many days or weeks away from work which can cause financial strain and stress to you and your family. Car accidents are the most common cause of whiplash and they can result from someone else crashing into you. In this case you can claim for compensation.

    Personal injuries: Brain and head injuries

    Concussion occurs when there has been a severe blow to the head and it is a common injury associated with car accidents. This is known as a closed head injury as is a traumatic brain injury which may result in disorientation, headaches, nausea as well as more severe reactions. Personal injuries sustained to the head or brain can be extremely serious and can even be fatal therefore it is important to seek medical attention immediately. Thereafter, you or a family member can give us a free call to discuss your rights if someone else was to blame.

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    Facial injuries

    Severe bruising and cuts are usually found on the face when a car accident occurs. Facial injuries are usually caused by the face hitting the dashboard, airbag, windshield or car seats. Facial personal injuries can cause scarring and may need regular treatment to avoid infection or complications so compensation can cover the costs of this.

    If you think someone else was at fault when you sustained your injury, you should give us a call on our Freephone number. You will only receive advice and do not need to pursue the claim should you decide not to. We operate on a no win, no fee* basis therefore you do not need to pay anything upfront regarding any car accidents resulting in injury.

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.