Central London is a very busy place, and just south of the River Thames is Southwark, famous for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Tourists and Londoners alike flock to the area to enjoy this, as well as to shop at (and walk around) the well-known Borough Market.
Southwark also gives its name to a borough of London that stretches from Southwark itself along the Thames to Rotherhithe, and extends southwards to Peckham and Dulwich.
It’s hardly surprising that, with all the activity going on that one might expect in an Inner London area, there is always the possibility of sustaining a whiplash injury in Southwark.
Here’s what to do if it happens
Firstly, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. However you sustained your injury, you probably won’t feel any pain or stiffness until a few hours later or possibly even the next day or so.
Secondly, you should take some time to recover. Whiplash injury in Southwark usually heals within a matter of weeks, but you may need to take some of this period off work, even if you have just a few days convalescing at home.
Thirdly, call Accident Advice Helpline and put in a claim for compensation.
About claiming for whiplash injury in Southwark
Many people don’t bother to make a claim, because they have heard that it can take ages for a settlement to be made, it’s a process full of hassle, and the sum you receive isn’t worth all the effort.
This may be true in some cases, with some firms, but at Accident Advice Helpline we make sure that the experience is a good one for our clients. After all, you’ve been through an unsettling and painful experience in getting a whiplash injury in Southwark; the last thing we would want to do is cause you any more stress or worry!
First of all, we can’t do much about the time it takes, because there are many different agencies involved in whiplash claims. Besides the client and ourselves, there are insurance companies, local authorities, other parties, witnesses, and there is the legal process itself.
What we can tell you is that we will do everything we can to minimise delays at our end. For a start, clients can call us anytime, because we have a 24/7 hotline that is fully staffed by professional, friendly advisors.
When your advisor takes your call, they will talk you through the process, and then – if you qualify to claim – they will pass your details to one of our team of no win, no fee solicitors, who will work on your case on your behalf.
If you win, you will be awarded a payout for your injury, and for any expenses related to it.
We’re sure that you will agree that all this is as straightforward as it can possibly be. Why not get the process started now? Call us on:
- 0800 689 0500 from a landline
- 0333 500 0993 from a mobile
Or text “claim365” to 88010 and await our call!
Date Published: 26th August 2014
Author: David Brown