When people suffer an accident, they are often relieved if they have escaped without suffering a serious or life-threatening injury. However, people don’t always realise how much a relatively minor injury can affect you.
If you suffer a whiplash injury in East Yorkshire, for example, you may be unable to work, drive or carry out your daily tasks for weeks, or even months. Whilst this is obviously preferable to sustaining life-threatening injuries, it is still a disruption to your life.
If you’ve sustained a whiplash injury in East Yorkshire but someone else was responsible for it, you may want to think about taking legal against them. By making an injury claim, you can ensure that you don’t suffer financially because of someone else’s mistake.
Claiming for a whiplash injury in East Yorkshire
If you’ve been hurt and you want to make a claim for a whiplash injury in East Yorkshire, you’ll need to be able to prove that someone or something else caused your injuries. If you were driving at the time of a road accident, for example, you’ll need to show that another road user caused the incident to occur if you want to make a claim against them.
However, if you were travelling as a passenger at the time of the incident, you’ll simply need to show that another road user or the driver of your vehicle caused the incident to occur. Providing you weren’t responsible, you should have a good chance of making a successful claim.
Although you may not think you’ve been badly hurt, it’s always important to get medical help after an accident. In some cases, your injuries may not seem too bad at first but they could worsen later. By obtaining medical assistance, you can ensure that you haven’t suffered serious harm and you’ll also need to have received medical help if you plan on making a compensation claim.
How much can you claim?
Most potential claimants are keen to find out how much compensation they can obtain after an accident. However, it isn’t always easy to access this type of information. You injuries, and the impact they’re having on you, are likely to affect your compensation award so you won’t necessarily receive the same amount as other people have in the past, even if you sustained similar injuries.
However, we can help you to find out how much your claim could be worth. To determine how much compensation you could receive, just take our 30-second test now.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
If you’re thinking of making a claim for a whiplash injury in East Yorkshire and you’d like to find out more, contact us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.