One of the most frequent enquiries we receive at Accident Advice Helpline is regarding whiplash. Whiplash and negligence go hand in hand.
Over 1,500 whiplash claims are processed throughout the UK each day, making it one of the most common personal injury claims. If you’ve suffered whiplash within the past three years in an accident that was not your fault, you too should consider making a whiplash claim for negligence in the UK.
The law states that if you’ve been injured as a result of somebody else’s negligence, you have a right to make a claim. That right is there to protect innocent road users who often find themselves nursing painful, long-lasting injuries, even when they’ve done nothing wrong. If you’ve been sat at traffic lights, or have been stationery in traffic or were even moving when you were hit from behind, it’s normal for your neck and head to be injured upon impact.
When the head is “whipped” back and forth, or hyperextended (thrown back) or hyperflexed (thrown forward), the muscles and tendons in the neck can be damaged. In severe cases, the vertebrae in the spine may too be damaged, leading to potentially lifelong complications. If this has happened to you and your accident took place within the past three years, don’t just settle for living with these consequences. When in need of expert personal injury lawyers to make a whiplash claim for negligence in the UK, residents should turn to Accident Advice Helpline.
For over fourteen years, we’ve been one of the most sought-after personal injury law firms throughout England, Scotland and Wales. We understand that it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction when researching your rights to compensation, which is why we have a helpline manned by friendly claims experts available to help provide you with honest answers and insight.
We can help you understand if you’re eligible to make a claim, and provide you with a rough estimate of how much you could receive right over the phone. Alternatively, there’s an online claims calculator available that makes it easy to see how much you could be owed from the comfort of home.
Affordable legal help for a whiplash claim for negligence in the UK
We know that after an accident, many unexpected costs can crop up.
From physiotherapy and chiropractic treatments to paying for the damage to your car, juggling household finances while you take time off to recuperate, it can be difficult to make ends meet without throwing legal fees into the mix. That’s why we undertake 100% of cases on a No Win, No Fee* basis. There’s no need to part with any money upfront to start your claim, so you don’t have to worry about not being able to afford to make a claim.
To get a quote, have a consultation and to learn more about getting your claim underway, contact Accident Advice Helpline, the whiplash claim UK experts, on 0800 689 0500 today.