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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

    Qualities of a Whiplash injury lawyer


    What are the qualities of a whiplash injury lawyer?

    Lawyers in recent years have become the focus of much negative press and global maligning but do lawyers, including the work of a whiplash injury lawyer, really deserve to be the focus of such negativity?

    One of the founding principles of the law is a principle called equity. Equity is a word that encompasses the sense of being fair and just, this idea is one of the ideas that draw people into the legal profession. The ideal that justice for everyone is something that drives most lawyers and certainly lawyers who have specialised in accident compensation. These lawyers are professionals who have spent years studying and gaining experience in the finer details and intricacies of the law; all to equip them to be able to represent clients who have been the innocent victims of accidents.

    Whiplash can be a particularly nasty injury and whiplash injury lawyers have to be vigilant when dealing with whiplash compensation claims. The violent way that whiplash can occur means it is difficult to spot all of the symptoms instantly. These are some of the issues around a whiplash claim;

    • The superfast acceleration or sudden deceleration that cause whiplash mean some of the symptoms can show up almost instantly.
    • Some symptoms can show up two years later.
    • A whiplash injury lawyer is aware of this and will have to liaise with medical experts to ensure the correct diagnosis is made.

    The fact that symptoms can almost be random in how they show up makes claims more complex to get right and so lawyers dealing with this need to be patient in their reassurance of their clients.

    A whiplash injury lawyer who works with one of the 200 legal practices that are partnered with Accident Advice Helpline have all of the necessary qualities required, it goes without saying. Accident Advice Helpline work with some of the best compensation lawyers in the country and working on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis means the client has no fees to pay to start the claim process.

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    A Freephone telephone is all it takes to be connected with a whiplash injury lawyer who can assess a victim’s circumstance and then can advise them accordingly as to the various options that are available to them. Clients build strong relationships with their lawyers, both parties working closely together to ensure the client gets the right amount of whiplash compensation.

    So in summary, what are the qualities of a whiplash injury lawyer? They are compassionate experts who work tirelessly on behalf of their clients to see justice being served. They firmly believe in the principles of equity; what is fair and just for all of society. Fighting cases on behalf of those who do not know where to turn to claim what is rightfully theirs.

    For the best, call Accident Advice Helpline, free, on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no-obligation advice about making a claim.

    Date Published: 2nd December 2012

    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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.