FAQs about claiming compensation for a whiplash injury
If you’ve been in a road traffic accident, you could be entitled to claim compensation.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we receive over 25,00 enquiries a month from people that have been hurt through no fault of their own, and answer a number of questions pertaining to the claims process. Here, we answer some of the most common questions, making it easy to get the information you need to make a claim for a whiplash injury in Bishampton.
What are my rights regarding compensation after a car accident?
It’s important to remember that claiming compensation is a legal right. Many people fail to act on this right; in fact, only three in ten people that are entitled to make a claim will actually do so. If someone else’s negligence has lead to a road accident in which you’ve suffered whiplash, you are within your rights to make a claim.
How long do I have to make a claim for my whiplash injury in Bishampton?
You have up to three years after an accident in which to make a compensation claim.
How much will I receive in compensation for my whiplash injury in Bishampton?
The amount you can receive will vary, and because each case of whiplash is so different, it’s hard to point to an average or general figure. The best way to get an idea of how much you could receive is to fill in the thirty-second claims calculator on our website, or call our offices to discuss your case with a claims adviser.
Our team can analyse your case and provide you with an honest estimate of the damages you could receive; for mild cases of whiplash, this could be a few hundred pounds, while more severe cases could warrant thousands in a payout.
How long will it take to process the claim?
The amount of time it takes to process a claim will depend on an array of factors, such as whether the case goes to trial or results in an out of court settlement. For some clients, it can take as little as six weeks to receive a payout.
How much does it cost to work with an Accident Advice Helpline solicitor?
Our solicitors undertake cases on a No Win, No Fee basis, so you don’t have to pay anything upfront to get a whiplash injury in Bishampton claim under way. This conditional fee agreement makes it easy to afford the help of a solicitor while juggling medical bills that can arise after a car accident.
How do I get started?
To connect with a lawyer to handle your claim, call our freephone helpline and chat with a friendly claims adviser today on 0800 180 4123.
Date Published: 2nd May 2014
Author: David Brown