Although when most people think about whiplash injuries they imagine car accidents, you can in fact sustain a whiplash injury in Matlock in many different kinds of accident. For example, you might have climbed up to Giddy Ledge above Matlock and fallen over the edge. If the only injury you sustained from such a fall was a whiplash injury, you would probably be very lucky. This might be classed as a whiplash injury in Matlock, but as the accident was probably your fault, you would not be able to make a personal injury compensation claim for it.
In order to make a claim for a whiplash injury in Matlock, or anywhere else in the UK, you have to be able to prove that the accident in which you sustained it (or any other injury) was not your fault.
As well as the accident being someones elses fault, you need to have been injured in the accident to be able to make a claim. It does not have to be a severe injury, and a whiplash injury in Matlock is an example of a more minor injury for which you may be able to claim compensation.
Time limits for your whiplash injury in Matlock
The are time limits for all personal injury claims. For the type of accident you would have suffered a whiplash injury in Matlock, or anywhere else, it would be three years. This is the timescale for most personal injury claim, although there are a few exceptions to the rule. As with everything else you want to know about claiming compensation, you should speak to our friendly advisors at Accident Advice Helpline.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have any type of genuine personal injury compensation claim to make, and can prove conclusively that the accident in which you were injured was not your fault, you should call us at for expert legal advice and help to file that claim.
We have been making compensation claims for over 16 years’ and have the experience and expertise to give your claim its best chance of success. We will not ask you for any money to start the work on your claim, and if it should be lost, we will not ask you to pay our legal fees. Our no-win, no-fee* agreement will take care of the financing of your claim.
Why not call us now on one of our helpline numbers? Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
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Date Published: 27th June 2014