FAQs about making a whiplash claim
Being involved in a car accident is a frightening event for anyone.
The unfortunate fact is, even a minor accident can lead to painful injuries like whiplash. If you’ve suffered whiplash in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be wondering about your rights to compensation. At Accident Advice Helpline, we believe in making it easy to understand your rights, which is why we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions along with answers, so you can know where you stand when considering claiming for a whiplash injury in Billingham.
What are my rights when it comes to compensation?
The law stipulates that if you’ve been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have a right to make a claim. You have up to three years after the accident to make a claim, so even if you are focused on getting better initially, you have plenty of time once you’re fully healed to take legal action.
How do I know who was at fault?
In order to make a claim for a whiplash injury in Billingham, you must be able to prove that you were not at fault. For example, if the driver responsible for your collision was driving while under the influence, or while using a sat nav system or phone, they were not paying full attention and are consequently at fault.
At Accident Advice Helpline our legal services are provided on a no-win, no-Ffee basis, meaning you don’t have to put down a deposit to start work with a personal injury lawyer.
How much compensation will I receive?
To find out roughly how much you could be owed, you can either fill in our thirty-second claims calculator to get a quick quote, or phone our offices to have your specific case reviewed by a friendly, professional claims expert.
Can I make a claim for other people in my car?
We can help you make a claim for all passengers that have suffered whiplash. For example, if you were travelling with small children who also sustained this injury, we can ensure they receive compensation for these injuries and treatment as well.
How do I get a claim for my whiplash injury in Billingham underway?
At Accident Advice Helpline, we know that recovering from a whiplash injury can be a difficult process, but we believe seeking remuneration for one should be simple. Just log online, get a quote, and contact us to get connected to a lawyer to handle your whiplash injury in Billingham case. With no money needed upfront, it’s affordable and easy to get started with one of our expert personal injury solicitors. To learn more, contact Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 2nd May 2014
Author: David Brown