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    Whiplash Injury in St Helens


    St Helens is a town in Merseyside, mid-way between Liverpool and Manchester. It’s quite close to Haydock Park race course and has a famous rugby league. There are several markets in St Helens for shopaholics to browse in and you have many forms of entertainment to choose from. Saint Helen, the town’s patron saint, or Elyn as she was called, was born in “Bretagne” and was so beautiful and good that King Constantine married her, according to legend, although in other tales she is reportedly his mother. She is a saint written about in the north of England and clearly the patron of the town of St Helens.

    Have you had a whiplash injury in St Helens?

    If you play rugby in St Helens, either as an amateur or a professional you might know to your cost that it is possible to get a whiplash injury in St Helens while playing this game. If you got your whiplash injury in St Helens as a result of an illegal tackle, you could be eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim.

    In order to make a claim for a whiplash injury in St Helens, or any other injury, you must be able to prove that the accident in which you sustained your injury was the sole responsibility of another person and you were definitely not to blame for it. Needless to say, you should have received medical treatment for your injury as your medical report will be needed in the event of your making a personal injury compensation claim.

    How long do I have to make my claim?

    If you wish to claim for your whiplash injury in St Helens, you may have three years in which to do so, as this is the usual limitation period for claims for injuries arising from accidents that occur in this country. However, it is perfectly possible that you only have a few months after the date of your accident in which to file a personal injury compensation claim, as different accident and injuries have different limitation periods. The sooner you file a claim after your accident the better. You can find out how long you actually have left to file your potential claim by calling us at Accident Advice Helpline. We can give you this information and so much more about the claims process. We can put you in touch with an expert personal injury lawyer if you need one.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    For expert legal advice, information and help regarding your potential personal injury compensation claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline now on one of our freephone numbers (the lines are always open). Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or, from a mobile, ring 0333 500 0993. Don’t delay, call us now.

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    Date Published: 26th August 2014

    Author: leva20

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