At Accident Advice Helpline, we are often inundated with requests for information about the claims process. We get plenty of these from potential clients, of course these are people who have sustained a whiplash injury in Spennymoor and need advice on what to do.
But we also take calls from people who are curious about what is involved. They are looking for information on what they could do if it ever happened to them, or perhaps a relative or close friend has suffered whiplash and they want to help them. Not everyone considers claiming when they’ve been in an accident that someone else caused, after all.
Why do some people not claim for whiplash injury in Spennymoor?
Some people feel that claiming compensation is not right. That is, they see it as getting money for nothing. Worse, they think, it causes severe hardship to the party at fault, and causes insurance premiums to rise. They may also feel that people might think less of them for making a claim for something that isn’t considered a serious injury.
Isn’t whiplash serious?
It can be. Whilst not as serious as some injuries you could think of, it is certainly painful. Whiplash sufferers experience a lot of discomfort; stiff and tender neck, possibly accompanied by nausea, dizziness and headaches.
Recovery is relatively swift, most cases of whiplash are over within a few weeks. Requiring little more than pain medication and some rest in order to fully recover.
But it’s certainly not just something you can brush off. It isn’t the sort of thing you would want to suffer from, put it that way!
Why should I claim for my injury?
Because, if you win your case, you will receive a payout that consists of an element for the injury itself and an element for the reimbursement of expenses related to your claim. It’s not money for nothing, it’s money that you need, and deserve. Remember, you got your injury because someone else caused it to happen.
Also, the other party won’t be hit in the pocket directly. The money will be paid by their insurer, and that’s the purpose of an insurance company. It’s why they exist.
How do I make a claim?
You’re under no obligation to claim for whiplash injury in Spennymoor, of course, but if you’re thinking about it (and we certainly think you should) then you can start right away by calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, someone will call you back if you text “claim365” to 88010, it’s your choice. Whatever you prefer.
You will receive only the best service from our advisors and no win, no fee* solicitors. We have 14 years’ experience to our credit, and carry the endorsement of Esther Rantzen. So why not call us now? We’d love to hear from you!