FAQ’s about making a whiplash injury claim
Whiplash is the most common injury from road traffic accidents, and most people have heard of it. Some realise that they can claim compensation for any injury sustained in an accident that was not their fault, but only 3 out of 10 victims do so. This is partly because of a lack of awareness of how simple it can be to make a whiplash injury in Bridge of Allan claim. At Accident Advice Helpline, our advisors are asked many questions about making personal injury claims, and here are the answers to some of the most common ones.
How much will I get?
This is the first question most victims making a whiplash injury in Bridge of Allan claim want to know. Unfortunately, at this stage of a claim it is impossible to be certain, but victims can get an estimate of the amount by completing the 30-second test on our website. It can only be an estimate because there are to many factors that can affect the final outcome of the claim.
How much do I need to pay to start the claim?
This is probably the second most asked question, and the answer is nothing at all. At Accident Advice Helpline we believe that everyone should have the chance to make a claim if they want to, and for this reason we operate on a no win no fee basis. This means that victims do not have to pay any money to start their claim, or if their claim is lost.
What if the other person blames me?
If you want to make a claim against someone that denies it was their fault, it is up to you to prove they were to blame. Getting together as much evidence as you can will help our expert lawyers put your claim together, things like witness details, photos perhaps taken on your mobile and a copy of any reports that were complied by HSE or the police if either of them were involved.
If I have all the evidence, how long will a whiplash injury in Bridge of Allan claim take?
We endeavor to deal with all claims as quickly and efficiently as possible, but there are always thing that are out of our hands. Most of our claimants do not have to go to court, but if you do waiting for court dates can cause some delays.
For claims that are settled out of court the process is much quicker, and although we can never put an exact timescale on any claim, some victims have received their compensation in just a few weeks.
Why should I choose Accident Advice Helpline?
As one of the largest law firms that specialise in personal injury claims, we have over 14 years experience of making successful claims behind us, and this can only benefit new claimants.