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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

    Rear End Accident

    Driving a car can be a great, convenient way to travel. However, in order to ensure that you’re not going to be involved in any sort of accidents, you’ll want to take a moment to ensure that you’ve done all that is needed to prevent this happening. 

    Checking the Car Before a Journey

    For many people, this might mean checking the car before you leave on a road trip. This could involve checking that the tyres have been properly inflated, and that the car has functioning safety equipment on board, such as a first aid kit, and maybe water and food.

    However, despite making all of these checks and doing all of this work ahead of time, you might find that you’ve been affected by a road accident which was caused due to no reason of your own. One way in which this can manifest is through a rear end accident.

    When affected by a rear end accident, you’ll want to seek out some medical attention as you might be affected by any of the following injuries:

    • Head injury;
    • Wrist injury;
    • Neck injury; or
    • Whiplash.

    These injuries might take a number of months in order to heal, so there is no telling what you’ll need to do in order to recover from them. As each case is different, getting medical attention is key as this will let you get a better understanding of your situation.

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    Claiming for a Rear End Accident

    For some people, the rear end accident was caused due to no fault of their own, and was in fact caused due to the reckless behaviour of another driver. For those affected in such a situation, it might be on your mind to make a compensation claim in order to recover some of the costs that were associated with the accident.

    To do this, you can use the help of the national law firm Accident Advice Helpline. We’re one of the largest law firms in the country, and we have even been endorsed by the popular consumer rights champion Esther Rantzen.

    To use our help, you’ll want to take a moment to call our helpline number 0800 689 0500, or from your mobile 0333 500 0993. This will allow you to speak to our team members, who can guide you in terms of what you need to do in the event of a rear end accident.

    When making a personal injury claim, you’ll want to act quickly as you only have three years in which to make your claim from the point at which the accident took place.

    Date Published: 24th March 2014

    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.

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