Whiplash Claims and Compensation Solicitors
Paschal O’Hare Solicitors has been handling whiplash claims in Belfast and across Northern Ireland for over 50 years. We understand the struggles faced by those who suffer this injury and will make sure they receive the whiplash injury compensation they deserve.
We will fight to make sure that you receive the compensation necessary to get your life back on track. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our expert whiplash claims and compensation solicitors are standing by to help.
Whiplash Injury Compensation Solicitors
Our whiplash solicitors pride themselves on being able to seamlessly guide you through the entire claims process. We have helped thousands of whiplash injury victims over the past 50 years. We use our extensive experience to ensure that you receive the best possible result.
Our expert whiplash accident solicitors will always fight in your corner and provide you with the best legal advice in Northern Ireland. We’re here to help.
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is the result of a blow that causes your neck to rapidly jerk backwards or forwards. The force of the head movement stretches and sometimes tears muscles and ligaments in your neck, causing significant pain and discomfort.
Whiplash injuries are typically associated with road traffic accidents, typically occurring when a car is rear-ended by another vehicle. However, it is worth noting that the impact can come from any direction. Whiplash injuries can also be sustained while taking part in contact sports, horse riding, and even slips or trips.
Common symptoms of whiplash
There are many whiplash symptoms, the most common being:
- Neck pain
- Neck stiffness
- Pain when moving your head
- Dizziness or nausea
- Ringing in the ears
- Muscle spasms
- Back pain
Sometimes the pain can be immediate, while in other cases it may take days for the pain to develop. Swelling or bruising may not be immediately apparent as well. It is often the case that pain and discomfort is felt the day after your accident.
How can I claim for a whiplash injury?
You are legally entitled to bring a claim for compensation in Northern Ireland if you were involved in an accident that resulted in a whiplash injury. However, you must bring your claim within 3 years of the date of the accident.
If you have any questions related to this or any other aspect of your whiplash accident or injury, please feel free to stop by our offices in Belfast, Glengormley, and Carrickfergus or reach out to one of our whiplash solicitors today.
How long will my whiplash claim take?
It can be difficult to determine how long your whiplash claim will take. This is because your claim is linked to the complexity of the whiplash injury itself and how it impacted your way of life. However, our solicitors will be able to advise you once you have spoken to them about the extent of your injuries. If you have been involved in a whiplash accident in Belfast or anywhere in Northern Ireland, speak to our solicitors to find out how we can help.
How much whiplash compensation will I receive?
We understand that not all injuries are the same, and they impact different people in different ways. Whiplash compensation is awarded based on the severity of the injury as well as financial loss you may have suffered. As a result of this, we have developed a helpful claim compensation calculator in order to provide you with some guidance on average whiplash settlement.
If you suffered a whiplash accident in Belfast or anywhere in Northern Ireland and have any questions about your whiplash injury claim, please feel free to speak with one of our expert whiplash solicitors by calling 0800 020 9311.
Choose the best whiplash solicitors in Northern Ireland
If you suffered a whiplash injury or are experiencing neck pain, choose the best rated whiplash claims solicitors in Northern Ireland. We specialise in pursuing whiplash compensation and special damages such as loss of earnings and, when applicable, car repair or replacement. Furthermore, we use our extensive knowledge of the legal system to help you determine the right course of action.
It is vital that you seek legal advice after an accident because there is a time limit for making a claim. By contacting us, we will ensure that you get the right advice as quickly as possible so that you can begin to get your life back on track.
We have extensive experience dealing with whiplash compensation claims that resulted from accidents on roads in Northern Ireland. If you’ve been involved in a car accident and your experiencing whiplash, contact Paschal O’Hare Solicitors by calling 0800 020 9311 or complete our enquiry form to find out how we can help. Alternatively, please visit our offices in Belfast, Glengormley, and Carrickfergus.
“We have dealt with tens of thousands of whiplash claims over the years and we’re ready to use that experience to progress your case in the best possible way.”
Christopher was a passenger in his friend’s car whilst they sat stationary at lights during a journey to the gym. Another driver crashed into the
Ryan was driving down a main road in Belfast when another car pulled out from a side road and crashed into him. As a result
Marcus was waiting to pull out at a junction in his car when another motorist crashed into his rear. The impact left him with injuries