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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

    Compensation Claim in St. John’s Wood

    Whiplash injury compensation claim in St. John’s Wood

    Have you been in an accident that wasn’t your fault and developed whiplash? Did your accident happen within the last 3 years? If so, it’s very likely that you could qualify to make a compensation Claim in St. John’s Wood.

    What is whiplash?

    Whiplash is a term that describes a sprain or strain to the neck that is caused by a sudden or violent movement. Hence, the injury is extremely common in people who are involved in car accidents, especially if the vehicle is struck from behind.  Whiplash injuries vary in severity and can be complex and sometimes cause a variety of related problems, for example, a herniated disc and joint dysfunction. Common Whiplash symptoms include:

    • Neck pain
    • Neck stiffness
    • Loss of movement in the neck

    Some forms of whiplash can be chronic. Symptoms of chronic whiplash include:

    • Headaches
    • Dizziness
    • Pins and needles
    • Anxiety and depression

    What to do if you suffer a whiplash injury

    If you suffer a whiplash injury in an accident that isn’t your fault, there are certain things you can do to help aid your whiplash compensation Claim in St. John’s Wood.

    Visit your doctor or local A&E Hospital

    Whiplash symptoms can take up to 12 hours to appear, so if in doubt seek medical attention, especially if your car has been hit from behind. By seeking medical advice, you will put your mind at rest and protect yourself from any problems that could arise later. Also, medical evidence is essential should you ever want to make a whiplash compensation Claim in St. John’s Wood.

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    Report your accident

    If you are involved in a car accident and someone is injured, the law states you must report the accident to the police. You should also report the accident to the police if the other driver does not stop or fails to give you their insurance details. Reporting the accident to the police also means you have proof of the accident.

    Inform your insurance company

    By law, you must notify your insurance company if you are involved in an accident. The evidence they gather, for example, photographs of the accident scene, will help us with your personal injury whiplash compensation claim in St. John’s Wood.

    Gather the details of all witnesses

    Witness statements help verify the cause of the accident. The police will gather witness statements as well as the driver’s details. However, it will help your application if you have these details at hand when you call Accident Advice Helpline about your whiplash compensation claim in St. John’s Wood. Don’t worry though if you are unable to provide us with these details as we will request them from the police.

    Make a whiplash accident claim

    If you have sustained a whiplash injury in an accident that was caused by another person and the accident happened within the past three years, you have a strong chance to make a successful whiplash injury compensation claim in St. John’s Wood. Call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 and speak to a member of our legal team for more information or to start your claim.

    Need a quick estimate of what your whiplash injury claim could be worth? Enter some details into our 30-second compensation calculator to find out more.

    Date Published: 18th August 2013

    Author: amco37

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