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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

    Road accident whiplash

    Claim compensation for whiplash

    If you have suffered road accident whiplash then you may want to make a compensation claim against the other driver. Although whiplash is rarely fatal, it can be serious and it can be very painful which is likely to make you want some form of compensation for what you have suffered because of the other driver.

    Road accident whiplash is one of the most common reasons people claim compensation, so you should be able to get the money you deserve if you know how to get your claim processed.

    Call an ambulance

    You will generally get the police involved after a road accident, but calling an ambulance can be key to keeping all of your medical records official when it comes to the injuries you have sustained.

    Keep all medical records

    As you are treated you are likely to be given medical reports and certificates as time goes on. Make sure that you keep all of these, and keep them all together so that you have them to hand as and when you need them.

    Get a police report

    When the police are present at the scene of an accident they will make a detailed police report which will include everything about your injury and how the accident was caused. You can get a copy of this by going into the police station and simply asking for it. Teamed with your medical certificate this will be the best proof you could have for your injury lawyer.

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    Start a claim early

    After three years a compensation claim is very unlikely to be successful, so you need to make a start on your claim as early as possible, bearing in mind that you have no way to tell exactly how long it will take for your claim to be processed.

    Using Accident Advice Helpline for road accident whiplash

    If you want to make a compensation claim for road accident whiplash and use a good personal injury lawyer who will make you comfortable and has a good chance of making a successful claim on your behalf then Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you.

    Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience with personal injury compensation claims, and can provide you with an experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyer who will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve.

    You can call the helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your road accident whiplash, and they will talk you through the process and help you to decide how best to proceed. You will then be passed over to an in house injury lawyer, who will start work on your claim, working entirely on your behalf so you shouldn’t have to go to court or face the other driver.

    Date Published: 20th March 2014

    Author: Louise Thacker

    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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