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Home > News > Car Passenger Receives Whiplash Injury Compensation

5th August 2008

Car Passenger Receives Whiplash Injury Compensation

A client asked for our road traffic accident compensation advice when she was injured as a car passenger.

No Avoiding Action Taken In Road Traffic Accident

The vehicle in which our client was travelling was stationary, and the other driver approached at an excessive speed, making no attempt to either slow down or take action that may have avoided this car accident. His vehicle collided heavily with the offside of the stationary vehicle.

Car Passenger Injuries Received In Car Accident

Our client suffered a passenger injury in the form of severe whiplash to her neck, resulting in a soft tissue injury, as well as injuries to her shoulder and spine. As a result of this road accident, she was left with a specific travel anxiety condition.

Court Proceedings Issued For Car Passenger Claim

Our client asked us to bring a car passenger accident claim on her behalf. Although the driver of the other vehicle admitted liability, the defendant's insurers refused to negotiate an acceptable settlement for passenger injury compensation. It was therefore necessary for our personal injury lawyers, who have extensive experience in successfully securing car passenger compensation, to issue court proceedings.

However, prior to the trial, an acceptable sum in car passenger compensation was agreed and our client was awarded over £19,000 in compensation for her car passenger injuries.

Compensation Claims For Road Traffic Accidents

Clear Answers’ lawyers are specialists in all types of road traffic accidents. We have teams of experts waiting to help you, should you decide to instruct us to represent you in your claim, whether you were in a work related accident, or in the course of your private life. Our advisers will be happy to talk to you, in plain English, through the claims process, provide you with expert legal advice and to answer any questions you may have regarding your claim.

If you or a family member has been injured in a road traffic accident, please ring us on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisers. Alternatively, you may prefer to complete one of our online compensation claim forms and one of our representatives will contact you as soon as possible.

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