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Home > News > Whiplash compensation claim for driver in multiple-vehicle road accident

31st October 2011

Whiplash compensation claim for driver in multiple-vehicle road accident

Almost home from work one day, this client, through no fault of his own, was involved in a road traffic accident whilst he waited to turn right at a busy junction.

Our specialist road traffic accident lawyers were forced to issue court proceedings when the defendant’s insurers refused to respond to a request for an interim payment to fund ongoing treatment. During the proceedings, we were eventually able to secure an interim payment of several thousand pounds towards these costs. Before the date of the trial however, we were then able to negotiate over £20,000 in road accident compensation for our client.

Multiple vehicle road accident

Whilst waiting to turn right, without warning, our client was hit in the rear by another vehicle, suffering extensive bruising and whiplash injuries as his vehicle was pushed into the path of oncoming traffic. He was then hit by an oncoming vehicle and spun around, causing further injury and damage to his vehicle. A second oncoming vehicle was able to stop before causing even more damage and injury.

Multiple injuries from the road traffic accident

Although he was wearing a seat belt, our client was thrown around inside his vehicle as it was tossed around. He suffered extensive bruising, whiplash injuries, and impact injuries to several parts of his lower body, as well as injuries to his teeth. A suspected spinal injury was fortunately ruled out by x-ray on his arrival at hospital.

It took many months of physiotherapy and dental treatment before our client mostly recovered from his painful injuries. He continues to suffer from some stiffness and pain, as well as some psychological issues as a result of the trauma of the accident, and has been unable to return fully to his previous work which involved a considerable amount of driving.

Making a claim for road accident compensation

Our advisers will be happy to talk to you in plain English, explaining the claims process, and provide you with expert legal advice to answer any questions you may have regarding your claim.

Clear Answers’ personal injury lawyers are specialists in all types of road 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 road accident, or on private business.

If you or a member of your family have been injured in a road accident through no fault of your own, contact Clear Answers' personal injury solicitors on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisors who will be able to assess whether or not you have a claim. Alternatively fill out one of our online compensation claim forms and a representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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