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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 injury in Aughton


    Regardless of whether you live in Aughton or in another part of the UK, you could still become involved in car accident, which wasn’t your fault and end up suffering a whiplash injury. If this is the case, then you may want to make personal injury compensation claim, using the services of the solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline.

    A whiplash injury in Aughton

    It does not matter if you have sustained a whiplash injury in Aughton, a burns injury in Clacton, broken bones in London, the rules for making a compensation claim are the same for them all:

    • The injuries you sustained should have needed medical attention.
    • The accident should have occurred within the last three years
    • The accident should have been caused through someone else’s fault or negligence

    The law says that if your situation fits the above, then you are entitled to compensation from the responsible party for the suffering they have caused you to endure, and that they should repay you any extra costs or losses you have had to bear because of the accident.

    The reality of the situation

    In reality, it is not very often that the guilty party actually pays the compensation out of their own pocket.  Whenever we take out insurance, part of the premium we pay is for third party claims. This means that if your accident was:

    • A road traffic accident it would be settled by the motor insurance company
    • An accident at work would be settled by employers liability insurance
    • Defective product accidents would be covered by product liability insurance
    • Medical negligence would come under professional indemnity insurance
    • Accidents in public places would be settled by public liability insurance
    • A visitor to your home being injured in an accident, could be covered by your home insurance as these days most good policies include it

    Having to deal with these huge organisations is a daunting prospect for many victims, and it is why the wisest among them contact Accident Advice Helpline, so they do not have to bother themselves – they let us do it for them.

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    About Accident Advice Helpline

    We have been assisting claimants get the compensation they deserve for over 14 years and have helped many thousands of victims already. We still get over 25,000 enquires a month, such is our reputation for providing a top quality service to our claimants.

    On our website there is a 30-second test which will let you know if you qualify to make a claim. If you do, it will give you an estimate of the amount you may receive.

    Alternatively, you can call our expert advisors on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Friendly and helpful, they are ready to talk through your problems and help you start your claim, if you decide you want to proceed.

    Date Published: 10th May 2014

    Author: matthew

    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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