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    Average whiplash settlement amounts


    Average whiplash settlement amounts

    If you have been in a car accident and suffered whiplash you understand the trauma and suffering involved. You don’t need to suffer in silence, however, compensation could be available if the accident was not your fault. Average whiplash settlement amounts vary depending upon the extent of your injury and its consequences, Accident Advice Helpline are here to advise and guide you towards obtaining the settlement you are owed.

    What is whiplash?

    Whiplash occurs when the head is subjected to a sudden, powerful movement in any direction, this is why it is such a common injury in road traffic accidents. Some of the symptoms to look out for are:

    • Neck pain
    • Neck stiffness
    • Headaches
    • Back pain
    • Blurred vision
    • Dizziness
    • Pins and needles in arms and hands
    • Exhaustion

    These symptoms can last up to six months, and in some cases even longer. If you are suffering from whiplash then you don’t need to be told about the detrimental effect this can have on your life. Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the compensation to which you are entitled.

    How much could you be owed?

    Whiplash claims can result in compensation ranging from a few hundred pounds to over £15,000 for the most severe injuries. Average whiplash settlement amounts are around £2,500. These amounts are guidelines only and cannot be guaranteed as every claim needs careful consideration to take into account all aspects relating to it.

    If you have suffered from whiplash, what do you do now?

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline. Our friendly, professional advisers are available to take your call on our helpline. Our advisers act with the utmost discretion and there is no obligation to proceed with any claim. All of our lawyers work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis. Almost all claims can be processed over the telephone, and in the majority of cases the claimant will not need to attend court, saving you time, money, and hassle.

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    Do you qualify for compensation?

    If the accident in which you suffered your injury was somebody else’s fault and took place within the last three years, then you may be able to make a claim. Why not take advantage of Accident Advice Helpline’s handy Compensation Calculator? In as little as 30 seconds you can find out if you qualify for a whiplash settlement. Or call our friendly advisers right now. From a landline you should ring 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile call 0333 500 0993. If you would prefer that we call you, just text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

    Date Published: 24th August 2013

    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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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