Do you need compensation for a whiplash injury in Ferndale? There are many reasons why customers choose to seek compensation…
Get compensation for a whiplash injury in Ferndale: Financial considerations
Undoubtedly, for some people, the severity of their injuries is such that they face a difficult future financially. Their injuries may heal to a certain extent, but they may not fully recover to continue with their lives as they were prior to the accident.
Some cases of whiplash injury in Ferndale are serious; whiplash can be a disabling injury, leaving some people paralysed or with limited mobility. In many cases, however, thankfully this is not the case.
A whiplash injury in Ferndale can also be just one injury in amongst many other kinds of injury that a client could suffer as the result of a serious accident. Some clients also suffer debilitating lower back injuries, for example, along with concussion and other skeletal injuries.
With any injury, there is abound to be some additional costs that many customers struggle to cope with; medication for a whiplash injury can include strong prescribed pain killers, as well as anti-inflammatory medication. Some people may also have appointments with physiotherapists for example, but as they are unable to drive may need to pay taxi fares etc. All these additional expenses can be part of your claim for a whiplash injury in Ferndale.
Depending on the accident, some people feel that justice is not served; the person who caused the accident and therefore is liable for your injury, can carry on regardless. Large companies or corporations also simply carry on in many cases but claiming compensation is a way of forcing people to account for their actions.
Claiming compensation for whiplash injury can bring about changes in practices; for example, ensuring all wet floor signs are placed by spillages or the driver of the car admitting they were at fault and are liable for the other person’s injuries.
If nothing else, you are also entitled to claim compensation for whiplash injury as this is laid down in British law. Many people bemoan the perceived ‘compensation culture’ in the UK, believing it to be imported from other countries BUT the entitlement to claim compensation if you have been hurt in an accident that was NOT your fault has been on the UK law books for a very long time – it is that more people know about and these people are exercising their right to do so!
Exercise your right and claim compensation for your whiplash injury by calling Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 29th June 2014
Author: David Brown