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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."

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    Whiplash injury in Prestwich

    How to claim for whiplash injury in Prestwich

    The question of how injuries such as whiplash is something that almost always seems to stir debate. Recent figures showing that the number of claims for road traffic accidents were rising despite the number of actual accidents sliding a little appeared to show that people were becoming a little more aggressive when it comes to claiming. However, the reality is very different, so if you’ve suffered a whiplash injury in Prestwich, here are some of the things you need to know which could make it easier for you to claim.

    Are we claiming too much?

    Although the number of claims appears to be rising other statistics show that there are many accidents which are not being claimed for because the victim mistakenly thinks that they do not qualify for compensation. Whiplash is the kind of injury which, although painful, is not commonly thought of as being a major concern. As such many people choose to soldier on regardless and put up with the pain. That can be a mistake because although the injuries may be a long way from life threatening, they can still have a serious impact on your quality of life. For example, imagine you’re forced off work. While some workplaces can be quite generous in the amount of sick pay they provide others can be a little more Scrooge-like. If you work for someone who refused to provide any sick pay whatsoever, then you can quickly find yourself getting into severe financial trouble.

    We’re here to help

    This is why personal injury lawyers exist. We’re here to put right what you’ve lost out on and to ensure that no matter what happens you are not left seriously out of pocket because of an accident that was not your fault. We will calculate your chances of winning as well as offering you an assessment of roughly how much compensation you might be entitled to. This should be used only as a guide and something to set goals and expectations, but it can be a great thing to have in your pocket.

    How we work

    The first thing is to call the team at Accident Advice Helpline and see whether you can claim for a whiplash injury in Prestwich. If we think you have a good chance of winning and that we are in a position to help you out we will then look at ways to give you the best chance of success.

    So if you’re looking for help with a whiplash injury in Prestwich, give our team a call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

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    Date Published: 10th July 2014

    Author: David Brown

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