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    whiplash injury in Lichfield


    A guide to making a claim for a whiplash injury in Lichfield – plain and simple!

    Not many know how to go about making a claim for compensation for any personal injury, so if you find yourself in this predicament, here is our plain and simple guide to claiming the financial justice you are entitled to for your whiplash injury in Lichfield.

    • The accident

    In order to make a claim, you will have been hurt as a result of an accident that was not your fault. It could be that someone else caused it – such as the driver of the other vehicle – or it could be a company or local authority for example, that are responsible.

    For some people, they are making a claim against their employer, for either a work-placed accident or industrial disease.

    Whiplash injury in Lichfield sees compensation claims that tend to be as a result of a car accident, although it is possible to sustain this injury through any kind of impact accident or incident.

    • Who is to blame?

    The essence of personal injury law is that somebody else is culpable or liable for your injuries. This means that they were responsible for the accident in which you were hurt and if they had taken a different course of action, you would not have been hurt.

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    For example, the driver who was using their phone to send a text whilst driving, would not have hit the back of a vehicle if they have not be careless in their driving.

    • Clear injury or injuries

    This is to say that any injury or injuries that you intend claiming compensation for should be clear enough and obvious in that you felt you had no other option but to seek medical advice and treatment. For many people who suffer a whiplash injury in Lichfield, it can take several weeks for the pain and tenderness to disappear (if at all).

    • Compensation level

    Without knowing the details of your case for whiplash injury in Lichfield, it would be irresponsible to suggest ball park figures for how much you could claim. You will find a better and more definitive answer after sharing the details of your accident and injury with a member of our expert phone line team.

    By calling 0800 689 500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, you will speak to a member of staff knowledgeable in compensation claims for all kinds of injuries and accidents. IF you have a case, with your permission, your case will be passed to one our in-house solicitors.

    Date Published: 9th August 2014

    Author: David Brown

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