How do you go about making a proper whiplash claim for compensation if you have been in a car accident and suffered a whiplash injury?
A whiplash injury may not appear until the morning after so unlike other injuries that can occur in a car accident, this can make it problematic to make a whiplash compensation claim. If you stick to the following rules following the accident you can make it easier to make a whiplash compensation claim:
First of all write down exactly what happened as soon as possible to cause the accident. Things you should be aware of: What the time was? Where the accident took place? What the weather conditions were like? Whether there were any witnesses who can verify your story? And exactly what you said to the other person(s) involved?
Take note of exactly what happened leading up to, during and after the accident. Immediately undergo a medical examination by your doctor. Obtain a written report detailing any whiplash injuries you may have suffered as a result of the accident and/or the likelihood of you having suffered whiplash.
Whiplash injuries can have long lasting effects leading to dramatic effects on your life.
If you have suffered a whiplash injury then you will know just how painful it can be. It can affect literally every part of your life and cause you to take time off work, which in turn loses you income. Severe injury may mean you are no longer able to work, so do not take a potential whiplash injury lightly and make sure that you protect any future rights that that you may have to bring a whiplash injury claim.