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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Whiplash injury in Britain

    If you are unlucky enough to sustain a whiplash injury in Britain through a car accident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be entitled to make an injury compensation claim.

    However there are rules you have to comply with to be able to make a compensation claim. These rules state:

    • The accident was cause through no fault of your own
    • The cause of your whiplash needed medical attention
    • It happened within the last three years

    Accidents are never planned, and generally produce expenses that were not planned either. Extra medical expenses, travel costs, childcare, home help and a host of other items can suddenly have to be paid for because you are unable to do them yourself while you are recovering.  Make sure you get receipts for anything you have to pay out because then they can be recouped as part of your claim.

    Making a claim for a whiplash injury in Britain

    When you are in the process of making a personal injury compensation claim for any injuries that you may have suffered in an accident that was not your fault, then we will make sure it gets the proper attention and care, to maximise the chances of your claim being a success.

    Gather as much evidence as you can regarding the accident to ensure that you have as strong a case as possible.  Witness details, photos, police reports can all be useful in proving the other party was to blame.  You will also need medical reports to confirm the severity of your injuries, and may be asked to attend an independent medical assessment.

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    The next step should be to pass all of this to Accident Advice Helpline, they are specialists in personal injury claims and the one that comes highly recommended by Esther Rantzen.

    Call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 and speak to our friendly advisors, or complete the 30-second test on our website.  Either way, you will be making the best move possible to getting the compensation you deserve.

    Date Published: 5th May 2014

    Author: Louise Thacker

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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