If you have sustained a whiplash injury as a result of a road traffic accident, you might be wondering, ‘What is the minimum payout for whiplash?’ so that you can decide whether or not to claim compensation.
The amount of compensation you receive for your whiplash injury will depend on a range of factors, including the severity of your injuries, the length of time it will take you to recover and your prognosis.
What is the minimum payout for whiplash of a mild to moderate nature?
The minimum payout for mild whiplash is £850. You will receive this amount if your pain and suffering lasts for a few months.
What is the minimum payout for whiplash of a severe nature?
The minimum payout for severe whiplash is £5,000. You will receive this amount if your injuries are likely to cause you indefinite pain and suffering.
How can I maximise my compensation payout?
To receive the best possible compensation settlement, you will need to speak with an Accident Advice Helpline solicitor. Only then will you be able to ensure that your claim is in good hands.
We can offer you:
- Free, no-obligation claims appraisals – you can speak with one of our trained advisers, who will explain the claims process to you in plain English and provide you with honest legal advice you can rely on.
- Experienced personal injury solicitors – our friendly team of specialist solicitors have considerable experience of negotiating whiplash compensation claims.
- No hidden fees – our solicitors will work for you on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, which means that you can pursue your claim risk-free.
To take advantage of our expertise, please call our 24/7 freephone helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, or take our 30-second test. One of our trained claims advisers will then put you in touch with our specialist team of solicitors, who will look into your case in greater detail. Once they have gathered all the available evidence, they will inform the guilty party of your intention to claim compensation, and deal with any subsequent correspondence on your behalf. We understand that you have already been through enough stress, so we will aim to make the whole process as simple and as stress-free as possible.