Been shunted in your vehicle and injured as a result? Claim your legal right to compensation today!
Rear-end shunts are amongst some of the most common types of road traffic accidents in Newbridge that can occur on busy and congested roads. Unfortunately, they are also responsible for a painful and distressing neck injury known as whiplash. This debilitating condition can leave the casualty bedridden and unable to carry out normal everyday functions.
If you, or someone close to you, have been the victim of a road traffic accident in Newbridge, that was caused through no fault of your own within the last 3 years, then you may be legally entitled to pursue personal injury compensation for your injury.
The causes of rear-end shunt accidents
Rear-end shunt accidents commonly occur at:
- T junctions
- Level crossings
- Traffic lights
- Give way junctions
- Stop junctions
These types of road traffic accidents in Newbridge may be caused by:
- Driving at excessive speeds for the volume and pace of traffic ahead
- Driving too close to the vehicles ahead
- Driving without due care and attention
- Distractions affecting the driver
- Poor weather conditions affecting visibility
- Mechanical failure of the vehicle such as poor brakes or steering
Injuries to the neck
A rear-end shunt may cause the driver and passengers to incur an injury to their neck as a result of the jolting and jerking movement of the vehicle suddenly being shunted forwards. The neck may be forced forwards, backwards and sideways, overstretching the ligaments and soft tissues of the neck. The resulting injury and inflammation is known as a whiplash injury and it may take many weeks to recover from these types of road traffic accidents in Newbridge.
Any injury to the neck should always be investigated promptly by a medical practitioner who can diagnose and identify the cause of any injury. A trauma to the neck may result in a displaced or cracked vertebrae, which can affect the nervous system and may cause damage to the nerves controlling body functions.
Claiming for road traffic accidents in Newbridge
It is a simple and straightforward process to ascertain your legal right to pursue personal injury compensation for your road traffic accident with the leading law firm, Accident Advice Helpline. Our team of highly experienced advisers are on hand to answer your call and offer no-obligation advice.
Once you are in possession of all the relevant facts about making a claim, it is left up to you to decide if you wish to proceed with our expert team of injury solicitors to act on your behalf.
Should you choose to proceed, then your professional and knowledgeable injury solicitor will ensure that your claim for your road traffic accident in Newbridge is handled on a no win no fee* basis through to its successful conclusion.
Get in touch now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.