Hit from behind? Put your car accident claims in Reading firmly at the front of your mind!
Many road traffic accidents occur through vehicles travelling too close together and failing to allow an adequate and safe stopping distance between themselves and the traffic in front. These types of accidents are known as rear-end shunts as the vehicle behind can literally shunt the preceding vehicle forwards. This type of collision can force the vehicle in front forwards, hitting other vehicles or street furniture, causing serious damage and injury to pedestrians, other drivers and their passengers. That being so, if you were injured in an accident of this kind, that was not your fault, you might be eligible to make car accident claims in Reading.
Injuries caused by rear-end shunts
Rear-end shunts can cause many types of injuries to drivers and their passengers. A common injury is whiplash which affects the neck, head and shoulders of the injured person. This is usually caused in road traffic accidents when a vehicle runs into the rear of the one in front, shunting it forwards. This jerking and jolting movement can cause the delicate ligaments and soft tissues of the neck to become over stretched and torn.
Facial or head injuries. These are caused by hitting the windscreen at force or by the impact of the collision to passengers in the vehicle.
Internal injuries. These can be caused if the vehicle is shunted into a stationary object such as a tree or bridge which can cause penetrative injuries to the body.
Pelvic injuries. These can be caused by crush related injuries to the pelvis which can become life threatening and cause loss of blood.
Making your car accident claims
Don’t hesitate to contact our leading law firm, Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 15 years’ experience of advising and assisting people to claim their legal right to compensation for rear-end shunt related injuries. Our team of professional and helpful advisers can tell you, over the phone, of your legal right to make your car accident claims in Reading. Just call us, to find out if you can make car accident claims in Reading.
Once you are in possession of the relevant facts, it is always left up to you to decide if you wish to proceed with making your car accident claims in Reading.
If you choose to go ahead, then our team of experienced and professional personal injury solicitors will be delighted to handle all aspects of your car accident claims in Reading on a no-win, no-fee basis.
Call us at Accident Advice Helpline now
You can call us at Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. In addition, to finding out if you are eligible to make your car accident claims in Reading, we can also offer you reliable and relevant no-obligation advice about making your claim for compensation.
Don’t delay! Call us now and start your car accident claims in Reading, with our leading law firm to assist you every step on the way!
Date Published: 29th November 2014
Author: David Brown