FAQs about claiming compensation for a whiplash injury
If you’re unsure about where you stand when it comes to claiming compensation for a severe whiplash injury, we can help.
We have over fourteen years of experience working exclusively in the personal injury sector, and have successfully handled many cases involving whiplash in that time. If you’ve sustained this injury and want to know if you can make a severe whiplash injury claim, read on the gather important information about what’s involved.
How much can I claim for a severe whiplash injury?
The amount you can receive for your injury will depend on a number of factors, but many of our clients have gone on to receive thousands of pounds in a swift settlement. You can get a rough idea of what you could receive, with absolutely no obligation to commit, by using our thirty-second online claims calculator. Alternatively, you can phone our offices, and discuss your case with an experienced claims adviser.
Is it expensive to make a compensation claim?
At Accident Advice Helpline, we know paying for medical treatment and prescriptions can be expensive, but we don’t believe starting a claim should be. We don’t require any money upfront to get started, as we undertake 100% of cases on a No Win, No Fee basis. There’s nothing payable to commence a claim, and nothing payable at all unless we win it for you.
How do I know if I’m eligible to make a claim?
The law states that if you’ve been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have a right to make a claim. This means that if you’ve sustained whiplash in an accident that was not in any way your fault, you are potentially within your rights to make a claim.
How long do I have to make a claim?
You have up to three years after the accident to make a compensation claim for your injuries.
How long will it take to receive the money awarded?
The amount of time it will take to receive your money varies, and depends on factors such as whether the case was settled in or out of court. Many claimants have had to wait as little as six weeks to receive their money.
Why should I choose Accident Advice Helpline?
We are not a claims management company, but a dedicated, full-service law firm with over 190 solicitors handling personal injury cases around the country. Recommended by consumer champion Esther Rantzen, we help award over £30 million a year to innocent accident victims where they were injured through no fault of their own.
How do I start a claim for my severe whiplash injury?
To get your No Win, No Fee whiplash claim underway, phone Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 21st March 2014
Author: Louise Thacker