The Media Claims Whiplash Injuries in Cupar are Rising, are we the claim capital of the world?
To sell newspapers there needs to be a dramatic headline, and as regards whiplash injuries in cupar, there’ve been many: 1 in 140 people claim to have whiplash – Whiplash claims cost the country billions – UK causing claim culture and so on. We have to appreciate that behind the headlines, alongside the myths, are facts. People are claiming compensation more than in previous years, we put this down to the fact that people now know their rights and the law states that if you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault then you are entitled to compensation for this. You are doing nothing wrong in taking what is yours to take, by law!
Myths about whiplash injury in Cupar
Compensation, eligibility and accident types are swamped with myths, hearsay and untruths, such as:
1. Whiplash is a minor injury: In some cases it can be, in others it can actually result in a lifelong disability with no cure in sight. It can have an effect on all aspects of your life and even in slight accidents in can result in weeks, months or years of agonising pain.
2. Whiplash can only be the result of an accident where a car was speeding and forceful: Whiplash injuries in Cupar are actually more likely to be the resulted injury from a low speed crash than any other injury and can occur where a motorist has been going at 5 m.p.h – the same speed as a milk float!
3. Whiplash injuries made up after the accident: This is widely believed because upon hospital admissions after an accident, whiplash injuries in cupar are rarely detected. The reason for this is however, that it can take up to 2 days for it to appear, due to a delayed reaction in the sore and damaged muscles.
4. If Whiplash was so common, why is it only now we see a rise in claims: There are more claims for whiplash now than before due to many factors, one being the crippling traffic volume on the roads today. Congestion, traffic jams, delays and motorists negligence are the most common causes of Road Traffic Accidents which is the most likely accident to result in a whiplash injury in Cupar.
Find out if you have a valid claim…
You can use our 30 second test: www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk to see if your whiplash injury in Cupar warrants compensation through our solicitors, this will also show you how much your claim could be worth. Accident Advice Helpline Guarantee Maximum Compensation to every client and this comes to over £35 million per year.
You can also speak to our advisors through the 24 hour advice helpline to find out if you have a claim. Our advisors are highly trained, friendly and approachable and here to provide you with advice under no obligation and with no pressure to proceed with a claim for compensation. We are recommended by UK Consumer Champion, Esther Rantzen for being a genuine and honest law firm.