Avoid sustaining a whiplash injury in Helston
Be safe before it’s too late…
As one of the oldest and most experienced law firms in the UK, Accident Advice Helpline have seen an abundance of people with a whiplash injury in Helston, and continue to do so at a staggering rate. Whiplash injuries make up more than 75% of personal injury claims in the UK, and the sad fact is that the majority will have been entirely preventable.
If you do have a whiplash injury in Helston, and this was sustained through no fault of your own, then by law you could rightfully be entitled to compensation for this. You can find out how much your compensation is likely to be worth by completing our 30-second test online right now.
Remember, by law you only have three years in which to make a claim for a whiplash injury in Helston; a legal battle can take months, so don’t miss your chance to receive justice.
There are more than 800,000 accidents per year on our roads, which works out on average around 140 per day. This is a worryingly high statistic. The main cause of road traffic accidents which result in whiplash injuries is usually down to the behaviour of other motorists. This will mean that the accident wasn’t your fault, and therefore you will be able to begin a no-win, no-fee claim through Accident Advice Helpline.
We have some of the UK’s highest statistics for successful personal injury cases which include many for a whiplash injury in Helston. Accident Advice Helpline are one of the oldest law firms in the country who specialise in personal injury, and we are the only law firm to be endorsed by UK Consumer Champion Dame Esther Rantzen.
Road users who are at the most risk of receiving a whiplash injury in Helston are actually not the people in vehicles, but pedestrians. Pedestrians are not protected by tonnes of metal and they’re not strapped into a seat, meaning that they are more exposed and therefore at much more risk of being significantly injured through an accident on the road.
Advice for pedestrians
Stop, look, and listen. Stay alert when you’re out and about. It may be nice to listen to your favourite music via headphones, but while you’re doing this you are unable to listen to your surroundings, such as a car screeching to a halt or speeding near you. This means you don’t have the chance to move out of the way. You may want to check your social networking sites or reply to a text, but these things take your attention off the road and could be the difference between life and death.
If there’s a designated crossing or safer place to cross further in front than you’d like to walk, remind yourself of the facts and walk that little bit further.
- More than 4,000 pedestrians are killed by vehicles annually; and
- Nearly 60,000 pedestrians are injured per year by vehicles.
If you want to talk, we’re here for you: call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 10th August 2014
Author: David Brown