Road Accident Case Studies

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Motorway collision caused by car changing lanes

In July 2008, Sue from Derbyshire was involved in a road traffic accident. She had been driving along the M1 in the middle lane, at approximately 40mph, when all of a sudden a car travelling in the lane to Sue’s right changed lanes into the middle lane, without checking it was safe to do so, and collided with Sue's vehicle.

Sue's vehicle was towed away from the scene of the accident and Sue sustained multiple injuries including whiplash, presenting as pain in her neck and back, and headaches.

Sue decided to pursue a claim for whiplash compensation and contacted Loyalty Law who quickly put her in touch with a Loyalty Law expert whiplash solicitor. The Loyalty Law whiplash solicitor took on Sue's claim and arranged for her to have private physiotherapy treatment to aid her recovery.

The Loyalty Law solicitor negotiated a settlement with the third party's representative and in January 2010 Sue was awarded £6,250 for the injuries she sustained in the accident as well as an additional £605 to cover the cost of her physiotherapy treatment.

Motorway Lanes

Shunt in rear aggravates pre-existing injury and results in compensation payout

In June 2009, Mark from Cornwall was travelling in his vehicle and was stationary in his vehicle waiting to turn right. All of a sudden his car was struck in the rear by another vehicle causing the back bumper of Mark’s car to be knocked off, and the car to be thrown forward.

Mark had already been suffering from an existing back injury and the accident made his pain and discomfort increase. He attended Accident & Emergency but was advised that he was already on the strongest painkillers they were able to give him. Mark’s pain was intense and he required several weeks off work.

Mark decided to contact Loyalty Law to pursue a claim for whiplash injury compensation against the driver that went into the back of him. The staff at Loyalty Law took down the details of Mark’s accident and injuries and promptly put him in touch with an expert Loyalty Law solicitor. The Loyalty Law solicitor talked Mark through the process of making a claim and arranged for him to see a private medical expert who examined Mark and prepared a report detailing his injuries.

The Loyalty Law solicitor negotiated with the third party’s legal representative and in February 2011 Mark was awarded £4,650 for compensation for his injuries.

Road Traffic Accident - I Was Hit From Behind By A Truck

The circumstances of my accident were that I was involved in a road traffic accident when I was hit from behind by a truck.

I sustained a lower back injury which caused me to suffer severe pain. Approximately 30 days after my accident I contacted Loyalty Law and was put in touch with my solicitor. I was happy with the service I received from Loyalty Law. The best three things about the Loyalty Law service was that the Loyalty Law team were active, trustworthy and always in touch. I thought the speed at which my claim progressed and with which settlement was obtained was not bad. I would use Loyalty Law again and would recommend the service to my friends.

Mr H Sebunnya - 24.4.12

Crash At Traffic Queue Causes Whiplash Injury

In July 2009 David from Windsor was travelling in his car when he approached a roundabout, checked that it was safe to proceed, and began to drive over the roundabout. Suddenly another vehicle, driven by the third party, struck David's car in the side. The third party driver had failed to give way at the roundabout and a collision ensued.

Shortly after the accident, David experienced pain and stiffness in his neck, shoulders and upper back, as well as headaches. He sought medical attention from his GP and was diagnosed with a whiplash injury resulting from the accident.

David decided to try and obtain compensation for the injuries he had sustained through no fault of his own, and contacted Loyalty Law for help. Loyalty Law took down details of his accident and injuries and, very quickly, David was contacted by a Loyalty Law expert whiplash injury solicitor. The Loyalty Law solicitor talked David through the claims process and later arranged for him to be medically assessed by an independent medical expert. The medical expert prepared a report detailing David's injuries and providing a prognosis for the future. The Loyalty Law solicitor used the medical report as the basis for valuing David's claim and negotiating a settlement amount with the third party solicitors. The Loyalty Law solicitor also took down details of the out of pocket expenses David had incurred as a result of the accident and recovered the cost of these expenses from the third party insurers.

In June 2010, David's Loyalty Law solicitor secured damages of £1,400 for David to compensate him for his injuries and losses.

Rear Shunt Causes Whiplash Injury

In September 2009, Bob from Wiltshire was driving his motor vehicle when all of a sudden, and without warning, another vehicle struck Bob's vehicle in the rear.

Bob sustained a whiplash injury and a laceration to the bridge of his nose. As the accident was caused through no fault of his own, Bob decided to make a claim for compensation for the injuries he had sustained.

Bob contacted Loyalty Law who called him back the same day to discuss his potential claim. Loyalty Law sympathised with Bob about what he had been through and took down details of the circumstances of the accident and the injuries Bob had sustained. The next day, Bob was contacted by a Loyalty Law expert whiplash claim solicitor who discussed the claims process with Bob and arranged for him to be seen and assessed by an independent medical expert. The medical expert prepared a report setting out details of the injuries Bob had sustained and providing a prognosis for the future.

The Loyalty Law solicitor then began settlement negotiations with the third party's solicitor. As well as claiming compensation for the injuries Bob sustained, the Loyalty Law solicitor also ensured Bob was compensated for the out of pocket expenses he sustained as a result of the accident.

In April 2010, the Loyalty Law solicitor negotiated a settlement amount of £1,900 for Bob's injuries and losses.

Vehicle shunted in rear by motorcycle leads to whiplash compensation

Rod, a full-time employee from Southampton, was on his way to work on 11th January 2008. He was in a stationary queue of traffic, at a red light waiting to turn right, when all of a sudden he was struck in the rear by a motorcycle.

Rod was initially most concerned about the safety of the motorcyclist and got out of his vehicle to help him. They exchanged details and Rod soon became aware of pain and discomfort in his neck and lower back. His employer advised him to visit his local Accident & Emergency Department as soon as possible. The Accident & Emergency staff advised Rod that he was suffering from a whiplash injury.

As Rod’s pain was becoming increasingly worse he decided to contact Loyalty Law to help him make a claim for whiplash injury compensation. Loyalty Law took down all the details of Rod’s accident and injuries and quickly put him in touch with an expert Loyalty Law whiplash solicitor.

Two weeks after the accident Rod was still suffering from pain in his neck and back and he also began suffering from muscle spasms. The Loyalty Law solicitor arranged for Rod to receive private medical treatment which included being assessed by an independent medical expert and undergoing a course of physiotherapy. Rod required several weeks off work to recover from his injuries as he was unable to sit or stand for long periods of time. The Loyalty Law solicitor recovered the earnings Rod lost during this time from the third party.

In July 2010, Rod’s Loyalty Law solicitor negotiated, with the third party’s representative, a sum of £15,000 in settlement of Rod’s claim.

Whiplash and back pain leads to compensation

In July 2009 Martin from Manchester was involved in a road traffic accident when he was his vehicle was hit from behind and shunted into the car in front.

Martin sustained multiple injuries as a result of the accident including whiplash, back pain and pins and needles in his right hand.

Martin decided to try and make a claim for the injuries he sustained through no fault of his own and contacted Loyalty Law. Loyalty Law took down details of Martin’s potential claim during a no obligation telephone consultation and then promptly put Martin in touch with an expert Loyalty Law solicitor who specialised in whiplash injuries.

The Loyalty Law solicitor explained the claims process to Martin and took on his case. In June 2010 the expert Loyalty Law solicitor negotiated a settlement amount of £2,100 with the party’s representative.

Low speed collision causes whiplash injury

In February 2010 Christopher from Lancashire had been travelling along the approach road to junction 22 on the M6 motorway. All of a sudden another vehicle collided with the rear of his vehicle, whilst was Christopher was travelling at about 10-15 miles per hour.

Shortly after the accident Christopher visited his GP and he was experiencing pain in his neck and headaches. He was diagnosed with a whiplash injury which had arisen as a result of the accident.

Christopher contacted Loyalty Law to seek advice about pursuing a whiplash injury claim for compensation. Loyalty Law promptly put Christopher in touch with an expert, specialist whiplash solicitor who answered all of Christopher’s questions about the claims process and negotiated settlement of his claim. Christopher was awarded £1,200 for his whiplash injury claim.

Successful child whiplash injury claim

In June 2009 Lewis, a child from Worcester, was with his family in the car when they were involved in a road traffic accident. The driver of the vehicle in which Lewis was travelling had been approaching a right hand bend and when he reached the corner a learner driver was oncoming in the middle of the road. The learner driver skidded and collided with the front of the car in which Lewis was travelling.

Lewis sustained a whiplash injury which presented as a pain in his neck and pains in his left shoulder blade. Lewis’s father contacted Loyalty Law to seek advice about pursuing a claim for compensation on behalf of his son. Loyalty Law quickly put Lewis’s father in touch with an expert Loyalty Law solicitor who specialised in whiplash claims for children. The Loyalty Law solicitor talked Lewis’s father through the process of making a claim and explained how any compensation awarded to Lewis would be invested until he reaches the age of 18.

In December 2009, the Loyalty Law solicitor secured a settlement of £1,250 as compensation for the injuries Lewis sustained in the car accident.

Rear end shunt accident leads to successful whiplash claim

In January 2009, Ian from Gloucester was involved in a road traffic accident. He was stationary in a queue of traffic when another car drove straight into the back of his vehicle. The third party driver admitted liability at the scene of the accident and they were witnesses present.

Ian initially felt dizzy and had suffered from headaches for the rest of the day. The next day Ian’s neck was stiff and sore.

Ian decided to contact Loyalty Law to make a claim for compensation for the injuries he sustained in the accident. Loyalty Law took down details of the accident circumstances and quickly put Ian in touch with an expert, specialist Loyalty Law whiplash solicitor.

The Loyalty Law solicitor took on Ian’s claim and negotiated a settlement of £1,000 from the other side as compensation for Ian’s injuries.

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