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Road Traffic Accident

Injured in a Road Traffic Accident?

If you are injured in a road traffic accident which was not your fault then you are entitled to be compensated for injury and all reasonable losses you have suffered as a result of the accident.

Road traffic accidents are often a traumatic experience however at Brooklands Solicitors we pride ourselves on taking away that stress, leaving you to recover from you injuries and get your life back on track with the peace of mind that your interests are being represented by a highly trained legal team. Through our long established national network our client care team will also take away the stress of having your vehicle recovered, stored and repaired or replaced.

You are under a common law duty to keep your losses to a minimum however the loss of the use of your vehicle often has greater implications on your day to day life.

Other losses you may incur include:

  • Loss of earnings
  • Policy excess payments
  • Damage to personal items or clothing
  • Cost of care
  • Rehabilitation and medical treatment services

We have vast experience of recovering damages for clients who have suffered these types of losses and have often suffered a combination of them. As your solicitor we will ensure that your case is dealt with professionally, swiftly and with the minimum inconvenience to you.

We are able to help all road users who have been in a non-fault accidents on a No Win No Fee basis, whether you were a:

  • Driver
  • Passenger
  • Pedestrian
  • Cyclist
  • Motorcyclist

Call us on 01204 544450 to speak to one of our experts today.

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Common Injuries

The most common injury as a result of a road traffic accident accident is Whiplash and Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD). Whiplash is caused by the sudden jolting of the neck backwards (hyperextension) and/or forwards (hyperflexion) during the accident. This can happen even at low speeds in car parks where a relatively light jolt to the body can cause soft tissue damage.

Although most of us may have heard of whiplash, it is often difficult to diagnose due to the fact that it can manifest itself in many different ways and even take days to develop.

The Symptoms of Whiplash

The following complaints are regularly associated with whiplash:

  • Tenderness of the neck muscles
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Reduced and painful neck movements
  • Headaches

Less common symptoms may include: dizziness, muscle spasms, blurred vision and vertigo.

If you think you might be suffering from whiplash as a result of a recent non-fault traffic accident?

Call us on 01204 544450 to speak to one of our experts today.

Rehabilitation

If you let the symptoms of WAD persist they could develop and you may still experience pain for more than a year. However if treated early, the musculoskeletal problems caused by whiplash can be effectively eased in a matter of weeks.

We can arrange treatment and rehabilitation for you as quickly as practically possible and pursue the party at fault for all the costs of your treatment alongside maximum appropriate compensation for your injuries, vehicle damage and other expenses incurred.

Call us on 01204 544450 to speak to one of our experts today.

Claiming Whiplash Compensation

As a leading personal injury specialists with a team of personal injury experts, you can rest assured that everything will be taken care of when claiming compensation through Brooklands.

You shouldn’t have to pay the price for someone else’s mistake after an accident and we will guarantee to recover any excess your insurer made you pay, we’ll work hard to help you protect your no claims bonus and avoid an increase in your premium when you come to renew.

Call us on 01204 544450 to speak to one of our experts today.