There are an estimated 730,000 casualties of road accidents in Great Britain every year. A number of things cause these accidents, such as speeding, careless driving, drink driving and inexperienced drivers. Many of these accidents could have been avoided. If you have suffered car crash whiplash in Manchester as a result of a road traffic accident and you think someone else was to blame by acting carelessly or negligently, or even by committing a criminal act, then you may have a legal right to seek compensation for your injuries. Accident Advice Helpline could help you with your claim.
What should I do if I suffer car crash whiplash in Manchester?
As with all personal injury claims, there is a need to prove that someone else was responsible for the accident. If at all possible, at the scene, you should take details from the person to blame – their vehicle registration, insurance and contact details will be important. If you have any reason to believe that they have no insurance; or if they leave the scene, contact the police right away.
You should also take the names, addresses and phone numbers of any witnesses to the accident. If you get a chance, it is also worth taking some photos of the scene.
Afterwards, it is essential you get your car crash whiplash in Manchester injury looked at by a medical professional. You will not only need their advice on how to recover from your injuries. Their evidence will be useful if you decide to bring a compensation claim. Keep any receipts for prescriptions issued, transport costs for attending medical appointments and for any other financial costs relating to your accident. You may have to pay for additional childcare or help around the home, for example, if you are unable to manage as you usually do.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline today
If you intend to bring a compensation claim for your car crash whiplash in Manchester – or even if you just want to know at this stage what your legal rights are – contact an experienced personal injury firm such as Accident Advice Helpline. They can help guide you through the process of making a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline has well over a decade’s experience of settling personal injury claims after road traffic accidents. Our free legal advice will help you decide whether you can claim. We can also provide a no-win, no-fee lawyer with experience who will ensure you receive the maximum in compensation you’re entitled to.
- To discuss your claim with no obligation and in confidence, ring our helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline – or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone;
- Text ‘claim365’ to 88010; or
- Try the 30-second test on our website
Don’t suffer in silence after car crash whiplash in Manchester. Contact us and find out how we could help today.