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    Average payout for whiplash

    Average payout for whiplash

    The average payout for whiplash injuries and why you should claim

    In spite of efforts to make our roads safer and to improve the standard of driving, road accidents will still happen. Road accidents can be a traumatic experience but it is much worse when you receive an injury as a result. A whiplash injury, which is a term for a range of neck injuries, is one of the most common road accident injuries.

    If you received a whiplash injury in a road accident, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim. It is easy to make a compensation claim and the average payout for whiplash injuries is £800 to £2,500 (for minor injuries). The average payout for whiplash injuries that are more serious (injuries that take between one and two years to heal) is between £2,500 and £5,000.

    Accident Advice Helpline help faultless victims of road accidents achieve the average payout for whiplash injury compensation or more. All of Accident Advice Helpline’s lawyers operate on a strictly no win, no fee basis.

    Why should I make a compensation claim for whiplash?

    The average payout for whiplash is between £800 and £5,000 and can be higher for the most serious of whiplash injuries. Securing the compensation you are entitled to is an easy and worthwhile process with Accident Advice Helpline.

    • A whiplash compensation claim can cover medical expenses incurred and earnings lost as a result of an accident.
    • Most compensation claims can be processed over the telephone.
    • Most claimants will not need to attend court at any stage.

    How do I find out more about whiplash compensation claims?

    Accident Advice Helpline make it easy for potential claimants find out if they are eligible to make a compensation claim. You can find out if you can make a compensation claim in under thirty seconds by using our online compensation calculator.

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    Whiplash victims can also talk to our professional and friendly claim advisers confidentially on our 24 hour free phone advice line. There is absolutely no obligation to proceed with making a claim after contacting us.

    To make a compensation claim for whiplash, the whiplash injury must be result of an accident where another person was at fault and, with a few exceptions, must also have occurred within the past three years.

    Date Published: 7th August 2013

    Author: Jan Newell

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