How much compensation for whiplash? £2,700 (10 months Whiplash injury)

A child whiplash injury claim was made by a schoolgirl aged 10 years. She was a back seat passenger in a car driven by her friend’s mother who picked her up after school.

The schoolgirl was wearing a seat belt at the time of the road traffic accident as where the other occupants of the car, her friend, 9 years old at the time, was also sitting in the back of the car and her friend’s mother was driving the vehicle.

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Whilst the car came to a halt at the traffic lights, she was just to put the car into first gear when her car was hit from behind by a van. The force of the car crash claim jolted all of the occupants in the vehicle which resulted in whip lash injury claims to all three.

As the van driver admitted liability for the whiplash injury and road traffic claim the solicitors submitted a personal injury claim against the van driver which was ultimately settled by his car insurance company.

As a result of a medical examination, for the purposes of the children whiplash injury compensation claim and the mother, the evidence from the doctor was the following:

  • School girl whiplash injury claim – 9 months
  • School girl whiplash injury claim – 6 months
  • Mother – driver – whiplash injury claim 10 months

The whiplash injury compensation pay out to the children following court approval until there 18th birthday was:

Road traffic accident compensation calculator summary:

  • Whiplash injury to child £2,400 – 9 months neck pain
  • Whiplash injury to child £1,900 – 6 months neck pain
  • Whiplash injury claim to mother £2,700 – 10 months neck pain.

The whip lash injury lawyers recovered their costs in full and did not take anything from the injury claim.

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