Effects of road accidents
Road accidents can have many effects, both physical and emotional. If you have been involved in a road accident you may find that it takes you a long time to get back to normal, and knowing what you are likely to go through can help you to adapt to how you feel during these times in order to recover quicker and completely.
If you have sustained a whiplash injury in Colerne or any other serious injury, dealing with your physical recovery will have to come first. You should put everything to the back of your mind until your whiplash injury in Colerne has healed and you are able to move about freely again. However, you should start thinking about the next steps during this time.
Making a claim for compensation after a whiplash injury in Colerne can help you to cope better with what has happened and get some sort of financial reward for the negligence of the other driver.
Accident Advice Helpline
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team about your whiplash injury in Colerne and the accident which led up to it.
The team will help you to decide whether or not you have a good case for compensation and, if you do, pass you over to an in house experienced personal injury lawyer who can help you through your claim.
Your injury lawyer will work on your claim on a 100% no win no fee* basis, and will also work on your behalf so that you shouldn’t have to go to court.
- Injuries. This refers to injuries that you may sustain, or injuries that you may cause. If you sustain a serious injury as the result of a road accident then it can take a long time for you to heal completely, meaning you may have to take time off of work, and may struggle to get back to normal. If you cause an accident then you may be financially liable for these injuries.
- Damage to property. A road accident doesn’t always have to mean damage to your own or someone else’s car. If you are involved in an accident which caused damage to private property you may be liable to pay for this.
- Emotional distress. Anxiety and depression are common side effects of a serious road accident, and you may struggle to get back into driving immediately after the accident.
- Financial difficulty. Not only will you have to pay for damage to yours and the other driver’s vehicles, you may also have to pay for medical bills, expenses whilst you take time off work to recover and so on. A car accident can be more financially damaging than you may expect, so make sure that you are insured.
Date Published: 13th May 2014
Author: David Brown