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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 for Whiplash

    Making a compensation claim for whiplash

    If you’ve been involved in an accident which wasn’t your fault, you may be thinking about making a compensation claim for whiplash. Often, people involved in car accidents or car crashes suffer whiplash, amongst other injuries, and go on to make successful claims.

    Although the term is often used to describe a variety of different injuries, whiplash generally occurs when the neck is subjected to sudden force of impact. The vigorous movement can affect the tendons and ligaments in the neck and cause significant pain.

    Although whiplash can be extremely painful for the person suffering, it doesn’t necessarily have to have been a major crash or serious incident to cause whiplash. Even seemingly minor impacts can cause significant injury and result in claimants making a compensation claim for whiplash.

    Many people find that whiplash doesn’t develop until 6 to 12 hours after the accident. Often headaches, stiffness and pain in the neck develop significantly later. If you suspect that you are suffering from whiplash, it’s important to seek medication attention.

    If you’re involved in a car accident and suffer whiplash, you may want to make a compensation claim for whiplash and obtain financial recompense for your injuries. Although many people assume that you must have been driving in order to be eligible to make a compensation claim for whiplash, that isn’t the case. Passengers can experience whiplash and can go on to make a successful compensation claim for whiplash.

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    If you want to make a compensation claim for whiplash, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline and find out how we can help? We assist claimants who were injured due to the fault of someone or something else, providing the injury occurred in the last three years.

    How much does it cost?

    Accident Advice Helpline work on a no win no fee basis, so you don’t need to worry about upfront costs or charges. We even offer free no-obligation advice, so it’s easy to find out everything you want to know about making a compensation claim for whiplash before you decide whether or not to go ahead.

    As our patron, consumer champion Esther Rantzen, says: “If you call Accident Advice Helpline, I promise you will receive free advice, that no money is required to make a claim and no win no fee means exactly that.”

    Can I claim from anywhere?

    As a national firm, Accident Advice Helpline assists claimants from all over the country and could help you too, regardless of where you’re based. To find out more, discuss your eligibility or make a claim today, contact us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile. Our team are on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help guide you through the claims process and answer any questions you may have.

    Don’t delay – it’s often better to make your claim as soon as possible, so contact Accident Advice Helpline today!

    Date Published: 16th September 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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