Three steps you need to make if you have sustained a whiplash injury in Elderslie
There is no denying that a whiplash injury in Elderslie can be distressing and worrying. Not only do you have to be concerned about the injury itself, but also you could be facing other troubles, such as inability to work or drive. Nonetheless, there is some good news, and this is the fact that you will be able to get compensation for all of this if the injury was not your fault. However, in order to give yourself the best chance of doing so, you need to make sure you follow these steps…
- Go and see a doctor – There is only one place to begin with and this is with the fact that you need to go and see a doctor. A lot of people fail to do this when they have sustained a whiplash injury in Elderslie, as they believe they can cope with the injury themselves. But, not only is it important to receive proper treatment, but you will also need proof of your injury, in order to make a successful personal injury claim.
- Gather as many details as possible – This relates to the incident itself, contact details of anyone that witnessed it, as well as any expenses you have incurred because of the whiplash injury in Elderslie. The more details you have, coupled with proof, and the greater chance you will have of getting the full amount of compensation you are entitled to.
- Find a good solicitor – No compensation case was ever won without a good solicitor to deal with everything. You need to find someone with experience in personal injury cases. It is also advisable to go for a no win no fee solicitor, as you will ensure you benefit from the best level of service, and you eradicate all financial risk that is associated with going down the traditional road.
Luckily, at Accident Advice Helpline, all our in-house legal teams take on all cases for compensation claims on a no win, no fee basis. If we think you have good grounds for receiving compensation we will match you to a specialist no win no fee solicitor. They will handle your case for you and ensure you get the amount you are entitled to.
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Date Published: 30th June 2014
Author: David Brown