Case Study: Whiplash After Car Was Hit by a Delivery Truck

Mr C, Salford Received Over £3,000

JMW has helped a motorist receive over £3,000 compensation after his car was hit by a delivery truck, resulting in whiplash.

Mr C. was proceeding along a main road in central Salford when a delivery truck pulled out from a side road and caught his near side back quarter panel. 

As a result of the collision, the truck driver caused damage to Mr C’s car that required him to have a brand new bumper and have the back quarter panel of the car knocked out.  

The injury

Mr C felt a spasm in his neck shortly after the accident.  He contacted an acquaintance who worked at JMW and it was suggested that Mr C visit a Doctor, as the neck spasm sounded like a symptom of whiplash.  The Doctor confirmed that Mr C did have whiplash and Mr C decided to make a claim. 

The claim

Mr C dealt with Michelle Arathoon, Associate, who was able to resolve his claim in less than two months.  Mr C says of Michelle: “Michelle was absolutely brilliant.  She started the process going and was able to secure a compensation settlement for me within two months.  I didn’t need to be involved in the process until the settlement came; Michelle kept me informed at every step and was professional and hard working throughout.” 


Mr C concluded the case with a settlement of over £3,000 which covered his injuries.

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