Eligibility to make personal injury claims in Waltham Forest for whiplash needs a number of legal criteria to be met including:
- The accident that caused your injury must have happened within the last three years
- The accident must have been the fault of someone else
- Medical attention must have been required for your injury
Making Personal Injury Claims in Waltham Forest for Passengers
The most common way to sustain a whiplash injury is in a road traffic accident, but you do not have to be the driver of the vehicle to make personal injury claims in Waltham Forest.
As a passenger, you could be in the car that caused the accident, but it would not be your fault so you would be able to make a claim. Some people shy away from making claims against friends and relatives, but that should not be the case. They do not have to pay the compensation out of their own pocket, it is their insurance company that would settle the claim.
Others Ways to Sustain a Whiplash Injury
Road traffic accidents are not the only way to sustain a whiplash injury. It happens in hundreds of different ways because it is an injury that is very easily caused
A sudden jolt of your head, forcing the tendons and ligaments in the neck to be stretched or damaged, is what causes a whiplash injury. It causes a lot of pain and discomfort for the victim, but will heal itself in most cases given time. Some victims however are left with weaknesses in their back and neck from which they never recover.
Whiplash Injury Compensation Claims
No matter how the injury was caused or who caused it, as long as it was not your own fault, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline on the freephone number, 0800 180 4123, and speak to one of our friendly advisors. The call will be confidential and they will be able to start the processes for your personal injury compensation claim if after your chat you decide you want to proceed.
We work on a No Win No Fee basis and no money is needed to start your claim. These type of arrangements are typically used in personal injury compensation claims whether it be criminal injuries, against an employer, or medical negligence. No Win No Fee means just what it says, if you don’t win your case you don’t pay us a penny.
We have helped many thousands of people win their personal injury compensation claims since we were established in June 2000, just what we set out to do, provide access to justice for blameless victims of accidents, crimes, and negligence.
Our success has been achieved by using only the best personnel, by giving second to none customer satisfaction, and by adhering to our four key principles: Integrity, Dependability, Reliability and Accountability.
Date Published: 5th August 2014