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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Whiplash injury in Ravenshead

    Ravenshead is a village in Nottinghamshire. It is neither more nor less likely that a resident of the village should suffer a whiplash injury here, than anywhere else in the UK. Whiplash injury most commonly occurs from an impact resulting from a car accident, or a fall from a bike, or any incident in which the victim’s head has been thrown violently backwards and forwards. Should you have suffered a whiplash injury in Ravenshead, you might be out of action and off work for a while. Your normal life could possibly be disrupted for a few weeks.

    Whose fault was your whiplash injury in Ravenshead?

    As driver of a vehicle involved in an accident with another vehicle, if the other driver is proven responsible for causing the accident, then you may have a claim for compensation. Likewise, a passenger in an accident vehicle may be able to claim against the driver’s insurance, of the car he or she was travelling in. The insurance companies will establish which driver was responsible, or whether there was joint responsibility or other factors involved.

    Can I claim compensation for my whiplash injury in Ravenshead?

    If your claim fulfils three key conditions, you may have a qualifying case. Take the 30-second test on our page to check. If you answer ‘yes’ to all three questions, you should consult our compensation calculator to see how much your claim could be worth. The calculator assesses where your injuries come on a scale of similar injuries, and how much is generally awarded, which will give you an idea of how much money you could get, if your case is successful.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you are not sure how to begin your claim, and how to present it, why not contact our helpful advisers by phone and have a quick chat? Your call won’t cost you anything because our lines are freephone. We can answer any questions you may have and explain the procedure to you. If you decide to go ahead with your claim, we can find you the right representation. You can reach us on 0800 689 0500 (from your land line) or if calling on a mobile, on 0333 500 0993. Our lines are open 24/7, so call when it suits you. If you would like an adviser to call you back, text “CLAIM365” to 88010.

    How do I claim if the driver was not insured?

    All vehicle insurance companies participate in the scheme of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB). Under the Uninsured Drivers Scheme, the MIB pays compensation to injured victims of accidents caused by uninsured drivers. We also advise on these claims, so talk to us if you are worried this problem may apply to you.

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    What if the insurance company calls up and makes me an offer?

    Don’t accept any unsolicited offers from an insurance company, if they call to offer you a quick cash settlement. It may sound tempting at the time, and you might think you are avoiding all the potential hassle of a case or going to court, but you could find you are accepting a lower sum than you deserve. Consult our legal specialists to find out exactly how much your claim could be worth. Do it now.

    Date Published: 15th September 2014

    Author: ffross

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