5 Important Tips For Whiplash Compensation Claims

02 Mar, 2012

 

Whiplash Compensation ClaimsIn a perfect world, you would immediately be given your whiplash compensation after a road accident that caused your injury. But unfortunately, making a whiplash compensation claim isn’t as easy as it should be. Insurance companies are determined to keep the money in their pockets as much as possible and out of yours.

Knowledge is power, so learn everything you can about making a whiplash compensation claim and get the money that you deserve. Here are some tips to remember when you’re looking to make a whiplash compensation claim.

Act Fast. Immediately after an accident, contact our claims advisors. Don’t delay — the longer you wait, the harder it is to complete a whiplash compensation claim that gets you the money you need. Allow us to start the process for you right away by filing out the form on our claims page.

Get All the Evidence You Can. Get the phone numbers of witnesses of your accident. See a medical professional after your accident and have him record all the injuries that you’ve suffered from due to the incident. Take pictures of your injuries. The more evidence you collect, the easier it’ll be for your solicitor to win your case for your whiplash compensation claim.

Be Wary of Your Insurer. Insurance companies are in the business of making money. Always be aware of this and don’t trust what they tell you. Did you know that they charge you an amount of money every year for “legal expenses” if you need to make any whiplash compensation claims or any other compensation claim? This fee is largely unnecessary, since a standard car insurance policy will cover legal expenses if the accident is your fault. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you’re entitled to make a whiplash compensation claim with no costs at all, with the help of a solicitor. We can match you with a solicitor for free.

Find the Right Solicitor. Another thing that insurance companies do to make money is to ask you to call them when you’ve been in a car accident through no fault of your own. Then they will assign your case to a solicitor and request a fee from the solicitor for finding them a client (you). Insurance companies are not concerned whether your solicitor will work hard for you nor do they care if you make a successful whiplash compensation claim. All they want is the money that they charge a solicitor for referring you to them. Meanwhile, a solicitor who is getting many cases from an insurance company might be passing on your whiplash compensation claim to junior solicitors who don’t have as much experience. Why risk your whiplash compensation claim on inexperienced solicitors? Bypass this and contact us. We know the best solicitors in the business and we will match you with one.

Ask Questions. A good solicitor should be able to answer any questions you may have. Make sure to ask him the right questions. Is he a specialist in accident claims? Will they arrange repairs for your car quickly? Does he have good references (past clients)? Will they arrange for medical treatment for your injuries? If the answer to any of these questions is no, then look elsewhere. We only work with solicitors who meet all these requirements and more. Contact us today to be matched with a solicitor who knows what he’s doing and who will fight for your case.

Our claims advisors are ready to help you win your whiplash compensation claim. All you need to do is to fill out the form on our claims page and we’ll get the process started.

Take advantage of this FREE service, make a claim now!


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6 thoughts on “5 Important Tips For Whiplash Compensation Claims

  1. I had no idea that I could be charged extra for whiplash claims! I was in an accident where I didn’t think I was hurt until 3 days after the accident, when my whiplash kept me in bed for almost a week.

    • Loss of earnings is a prime example of when whiplash compensation claims are necessary. Because of your accident, you couldn’t earn money. Why shouldn’t you claim that back?

  2. Wow! Thanks for this information. This includes several things I didn’t know and I’m sure I will be in touch.

  3. Though I hope I’ll never need the above tips, they’re worth bearing in mind as one just never knows. If I was ever involved in an accident, I don’t know if I’d be in the frame of mind to remember to take any witnesses’ numbers.

    • Greg: You are too true, when faced with an unfamiliar situation (especially when you consider that the other party or parties involved can be hostile) it is human nature to get out of the situation as soon as possible.

      It’s worth mentioning that you can also gather contact information for eye witnesses that weren’t involved in the accident such as pedestrians or other drivers.

      • More than anything, I think I’d be in shock. Thanks for the extra tip. I’d like to think that at the very least I’d obtain the driver’s licence plate number. I’ve seen several people do that in the past, so that procedure is ingrained in me. But like I mentioned, I hope it never comes to that.

 

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