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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 Steyning


    Steyning is a town in West Sussex which is located in beautiful undulating countryside of the South Downs. It has its origins in Saxon times, dating back to the 8th century at least, as according to legend St Cuthman founded a church there in the late 8th or early 9th century. The church was at first dedicated to St Cuthman, its founder, but later, the Norman church which was built on the original site was dedicated to St Andrew. There are the ruins of Bramber Castle to see and the town itself is full of interesting architecture which demonstrates its rich history. At the time of the Domesday Book (1086) Steyning had a mint, and two churches, one dedicated to St Mary and the other to St Cuthman, which served the spiritual needs of the residents who lived in the 123 dwellings in the town. Clearly it was a place of note in the 11th century.

    Have you had a whiplash injury in Steyning?

    You could have sustained a whiplash injury in Steyning in a number of ways and one could be that you were craning your neck in order to see the top of a building whose architecture fascinated you, when you lost your balance and fell off the curb. Unfortunately you would not be able to claim for such an injury as it would have been your own fault. If, however you sustained a whiplash injury in Steyning in an accident that you could prove was not your fault, but the fault of another person, then you could be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim for it. You may not have got your whiplash injury in a car accident, although those are the most frequent causes of a whiplash injury in Steyning or elsewhere.

    Can I make a claim for my whiplash injury in Steyning?

    If you can prove that any accident in which you sustained an injury (whether a whiplash on or any other) was not your fault, then you may be able to make a claim within the limitation period. you would need to have had medical treatment shortly after the accident as your medical report will be required.

    Normally if your accident happened in the UK, you have three years to make a claim for injuries sustained in it. However there are some instances when you must make a claim much sooner (months after the accident took place, not years). Call us at Accident Advice Helpline now to find out how much longer you have to file your specific claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    You can call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time for information and legal advice about any potential personal injury compensation claim you believe you have to make. Call us on one of these freephone numbers: – 0800 689 0500 for landline calls, or 0333 500 0993 for calls from mobiles. Don’t delay; call us now.

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    Date Published: 1st September 2014

    Author: leva20

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