Whiplash is one of the most common injuries from a motor vehicle accident, but you could be suffering twice by accepting the insurance company’s settlement. As whiplash personal injury solicitors in Bristol we are experts at getting the top compensation payments for our clients so please contact us today to start a personal injury claim in Bristol.
What is Whiplash?
Whiplash is generally caused by abrupt accidents, such as a car crash. Many times it’s not even your fault. You were simply driving to your destination, when another car crashed into yours. You didn’t ask for a whiplash injury either, and now you’re at the mercy of the insurance company. No one asks to be in a car crash, yet the insurance companies may try to pin it on you, affecting your benefits in the process.
Whiplash generally affects the area of the neck, and can be comprised of torn muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It can be extremely painful, requiring bed rest, and pain medication. If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you’ll be require to stay home from work, to rest and recover. Recovery periods can vary from person to person, depending on your fitness level, age, and the impact of the accident. You may recover in a few days, or it may take years for your whiplash injury to heal.
Why Use Our Bristol Whiplash Solicitors?
Don’t let the insurance company stick it to you. Increasingly, insurance companies are offering less and less coverage, for an increased price. They may try to push no-fault insurance on you, resulting in a 50% blame for an accident that you never committed. None of this sounds fair at all. We can help you to get the compensation that you deserve for your accident - call our personal injury solicitors in Bristol today about a claim - they all work on a no win no fee* agreement. You can read more about Bristol no win no fee* claims on this page.
Insurance companies may even go so far as to completely deny your claim, saying your injury was minimal, or that you falsified your accident. Don’t get stuck paying bills that are a result of your accident, you deserve better. You should get the compensation you require, so you can be on the road to recovery.
What a Whiplash Injury Claim Lawyer in Bristol Will Do
A whiplash injury claim lawyer will help you wade through the mess of forms that your insurance company will present you with. They’ll encourage you to sign off on the forms, when this may not be in your best interests.
A whiplash injury may come at a higher cost than you realize. A whiplash injury may not just affect your pocketbook, but physically as well. You’ll not only miss several days of work, but you may also need chiropractic and physical therapy treatments. You may need to purchase expensive pain medications. Why should you be paying for all of these medical needs when the accident wasn’t even your fault? And also, what happens when the medical professionals get things wrong? That's how our Bristol medical negligence lawyers can help.
A whiplash injury can also affect you emotionally. You’re stuck at home all day, in intense pain. All you can do is lie in bed and watch the telly. Your most basic needs must be taken care of by your spouse. You’re not bringing in a paycheque to support your family. This can bring feelings of guilt, hopelessness, and despair. The issue can accumulate by shoddy treatment from your insurance company. They want to settle, but it’s only a fraction of what your costs may already be.
Get In Touch With Us Now
Please contact us to make a Bristol accident claim, rather than doing it yourself. Don’t suffer twice from the same accident by accepting a tiny benefit that the insurance company wants you to sign off on. Let the experts handle your whiplash injury claim, so you can focus on recovering, rather than pesky insurance details.
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