Rear-end collisions are very common road accidents, and can leave those involved facing a number of painful injuries.
Also termed a rear-end shunt, this accident occurs when a car is hit from behind by another vehicle, causing it to shoot forward. This can be when the car in front is stationary, such as at traffic lights or waiting to join a roundabout or when it’s moving in traffic. This type of accident commonly leads to whiplash, a painful injury affecting the nerves and tendons in the neck that can lead to months of rehabilitation.
It can also cause a number of other injuries too, ranging from broken bones to lacerations and even concussion. If you were in the car in front, the chances are high that you could make a compensation claim. You can seek compensation if you have been injured in an accident that took place within the past three years for which you were not at fault. It is commonly the case that the driver behind was the negligent motorist and therefore at fault, and if this has been the case in your accident, contact Accident Advice Helpline right away.
For over fourteen years, Accident Advice Helpline has been handling Gloucestershire claims for injuries sustained in road traffic accidents, including rear-end shunts. We are one of the leading personal injury law firms in the UK today, helping to award over £30 million a year in damages.
With our help, you can receive a substantial payout from the person responsible for your accident so that you’re not left to bear the brunt of the financial repercussions on your own. Many people injured in car accidents find themselves paying out expensive bills in medical care, especially to treat whiplash. If you were not in the wrong, you shouldn’t have to pay for these bills, and that’s where making Gloucestershire claims can help.
To find out how much you could receive, fill in our thirty-second claims calculator, or phone our helpline to have a discussion with a claims expert. By entering some background information into our calculator, you can get a quick quote from the comfort of home, whereas by phoning our helpline, you get the chance to go over your case with a claims adviser in detail to get a more accurate estimate. We work on a no win, no fee* basis, so that it’s easy for everyone to make Gloucestershire claims, too. We don’t require any money upfront, making it easy to get the help you need to seek justice after a car accident.
If you’ve been hurt in a rear-end collision, seeking compensation is the right thing to do. With our help, you can ensure you receive the highest amount from whoever was responsible, and get the money you deserve after an accident. To find out more, call us today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 23rd June 2014
Author: David Brown