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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

    Whiplash claims in Dorset

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Dorset

    Making whiplash claims in Dorset: What you need to know

    If you are thinking about claiming compensation for a whiplash injury you’ve come to the right place. As one of the UK’s leading injury law firms, we can provide you with all the help and support that you need at this time, and we can provide you with legal representation from a no win no fee* lawyer, so you can get your claim started without having to pay any upfront legal fees.

    With fifteen years of industry experience, we know what to do to get whiplash claims in Dorset settled quickly, and with the minimum amount of fuss – we know that our clients just want to concentrate on getting their lives back to normal. But there are several things that you should do prior to claiming to ensure that you get all of the compensation that you are owed.

    Your to-do list

    1. Firstly, you should check that you are eligible to claim. If the accident that caused your whiplash injury was someone else’s fault, and the accident took place within the past three years, you can probably claim, but to be sure, please call our helpline on 0800 689 0500.
    2. Next, you should write a brief account of your accident, outlining what happened and when, the date, time, weather, and so on. If your whiplash injury was caused by a road accident, you could also include a diagram showing the positions of the vehicles involved. It will also help to take a picture of the damage to your vehicle.
    3. When you claim, your lawyer will make sure that you are reimbursed any money you have spent on accident-related costs, so if, for example, you had to pay for a child-minder because you were unable to drive your children to school, you can claim that money back. You can also claim for private medical fees, and travel expenses. Whatever your expenses were, it is important that you keep hold of the receipts and bank statements that prove them.


    When you are ready to claim, all you need to do is give us a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and we will be ready to help you. Since we were founded in 2000 we have handled dozens of whiplash claims in Dorset, and we will do everything that we can to get make sure that your claim is successful too.

    More information on making whiplash claims in Dorset is also available on our website:

    Date Published: 1st April 2015

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