Whiplash Claims: Does the legal process for claiming compensation vary in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland?
Whiplash claims: I live in England, but I am due to go on a driving holiday around the UK. I have heard that if I suffer a RTA in different parts of the UK the process to claim compensation differs.
Whiplash Claims Solicitor Response
The compensation process for making whiplash claims does vary in the countries that make up the United Kingdom – namely England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The UK has three areas with a different legal jurisdiction for whiplash claims
Click whiplash Scotland to learn about the three different legal jurisdictions in the UK for road accident claims.
Choosing a UK whiplash claims solicitor for each country of the UK
For each legal jurisdiction you should choose a specialist solicitor who is practising in the country where you suffered your road accident and check that the solicitor is registered with the appropriate Law Society.
Alternatively, if you are involved in a road accident in a country in the UK, but reside in another country in the UK you can either claim from the country in which the accident occurred or from the country you live in.
Click England / Wales whiplash claims solicitor to check a specialist lawyer is registered with the Law Society for England and Wales
Click Scottish lawyer to check that a solicitor is registered with the Law Society of Scotland
Click Northern Irish lawyer to check a solicitor is registered with the Law Society of Northern Ireland
Knowing who is the best whiplash claims lawyer to make a claim for compensation
See our whiplash lawyer article to see how to choose the best personal injury solicitor to make a claim for whiplash following a road traffic accident.