Whiplash is an injury that if often sneered at and some people seem to think it is a bit of a joke. We guarantee that none of them have ever been a victim of a whiplash injury, because if they had they would realise how very painful and disabling it can be.
Whiplash is when the muscles, tendons and ligaments in your neck are damaged, and a sudden jolting movement to your head usually causes it. Although it has not always been the case, these days most whiplash injuries happen in road traffic accidents. It is the most common of all motoring injuries and in 2012 over three quarters of all motoring injury claims were for whiplash injuries.
If your whiplash injury was caused by someone else, some time in the last three years, you may be entitled to compensation and should be considering making a personal injury compensation claim.
Making your claim
Before you start your claim, the first thing most victims want to know is how much are they likely to be awarded. By using a whiplash injury compensation calculator you can get an estimate of the amount. Some calculators do no more than give you the figure, but if victims are on the right website they can claim for whiplash using calculator.
Answering a few simple questions about the accident, your injuries and yourself can produce the estimate you require and kick start your claim for compensation. Two of the questions are your name and phone number. This is so an expert claims advisor can give you a call to discuss the ins and outs of your accident and injuries. After going through the finer details with you, they will provide you with all the information you need to decide if a personal injury claim is the way forward for you.
The will not pressurise you to make a claim, or make you feel obligated to do so. It is a decision that needs to be yours alone.
If you decide to continue with your compensation claim, an experienced lawyer will handle your claim. The lawyers are all specialists in the field of personal injury claims; it is their chosen arm of the law. They have many years’ experience in making claims, and have already helped many thousands of victims get the access to justice they were entitled to and the compensation they deserved.
The helpline being open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week means that you can call the freephone number at a time to suit yourself.
You will not have to worry about finances because your claim would be under the no win no fee agreement. This means you do not have to pay any money to start your claim, or if your claim is lost. This is the only way that making a personal injury claim is accessible to everyone as the litigation costs will not have to be a consideration.