How To Claim For Whiplash After A Car Accident

How To Claim Compensation for Whiplash We are Solicitors that specialise in Whiplash Injury Claims, and we can help you claim compensation for your injuries at no cost to you. Call us now on 028 71 229 343 or use our Free Online Enquiry. Whiplash is a painful soft tissue injury sustained when your head is moved sharply […]

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Making A Whiplash Claim

Find Out How To Make A Free Whiplash Claim Whiplash can be a painful and debilitating injury. When it was caused by an accident that was not your fault, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation for the pain and suffering you are experiencing. We specialise in whiplash injury claims. We are a […]

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Best Solicitors For Work Accident Claims

Need The Best Solicitors For A Work Accident Claim? If you have had an accident at work and want to bring a claim for compensation, it is important to choose the right solicitor. Bringing legal action against your employer can be difficult and you must choose a lawyer who understands the situation and who has […]

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How Long Does a Whiplash Claim Take?

Find Out How Long A Whiplash Claim Takes – Expert Whiplash Solicitors Whiplash is a neck injury caused by a rapid jolt of the head back and forth or side to side. Many whiplash claims arise from being  in a car that is rear-ended or hit side-on, but it can also be caused by tripping […]

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Whiplash Claim – How Much?

Whiplash Claim – How Much Compensation Will You Get? If you have a whiplash injury then you may be wondering how much compensation you could get if you make a claim. The amount of compensation for whiplash varies from case to case depending on the seriousness of the injuries. In this post we will try […]

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Can I Claim Against A Non-Insured Driver?

If you are in an accident with another vehicle and you discover that they do not have insurance in place it is only natural to become very worried as to whether you are able to claim for compensation and whether you can proceed with a claim. If you have been in an accident with another […]

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Can I Claim For a Car Accident That Was Partly My Fault?

The short answer is “YES”. You can claim even if you were partly at fault for the accident. However, it does depend on the circumstances of the accident and each car accident can differ. A recent case that we were able to help with involved a lady who was driving in a supermarket car park. […]

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Construction Site Accident Settles for £17,000 – Case Study

Our client was working as a brick layer on a building site when a heavy metal beam which was being lifted into position fell and struck him on the back of his neck. Our client sustained significant neck and shoulder injuries as a result of being struck by the beam. Thankfully the injuries were only […]

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Work Accident Settles for £30,000 – Case Study

Our client was working in a fast food takeaway, when a fault with the deep fat fryer caused the hot oil to hit our client in the face causing burns to her skin. Our client received serious burns to her head and neck and immediately went to hospital for treatment. Thankfully, rapid medical treatment ensured […]

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Bus Accident Settles for £9,000- Case Study

Our client was a passenger on a bus where a car collided with the side of the bus. Our client did not claim immediately and in fact he waited until nearly 2 ½ years after the accident before contacting ourselves about a compensation claim. Because his claim was within the 3 year time limit of […]

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Taxi Whiplash Claim Settles For £3,500 – Case Study

Our client was a passenger in a taxi involved in a collision where a car pulled out of a junction and struck the side of the taxi in which our client was travelling. Our client sustained relatively minor whiplash type injuries. We obtained an orthopaedic report for our client. The orthopaedic surgeon provided a report […]

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What Is The Average Amount Of Compensation For Whiplash?

If you have been in an accident and you have suffered a whiplash injury it is likely that you will be wondering what the average amount of compensation payments are in these type of cases. Whiplash injuries are very common in car accidents where the impact of the collision causes the head to move suddenly […]

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How Long Does It Take For a Personal Injury Claim To Settle?

One of the most frequent questions that we get from our clients is “how long will it take for their claim to settle and for their compensation to be paid?” It can be hard to answer that question exactly but we are very often able to give a good idea of how long it could […]

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How Much Compensation Can You Get For A Car Accident?

If you have been in a car accident you could be wondering how much compensation you would be entitled to. The amount of compensation you are able to obtain depends on the seriousness of the injuries and also the impact on you and your day to day life. The amount of compensation therefore that you […]

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Can I Claim For Anxiety After A Car Accident?

A car accident can be one of the most frightening experiences that someone could be involved in. It can cause severe upset and anxiety. This can last for a long time and can have a real impact on people’s lives after an accident. It is possible to claim for anxiety after a car accident. To […]

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Can I Make a Claim After an Accident?

If you have been in an accident one of the questions you might have is whether or not you are able to make a claim after the accident. There are many different types of accidents that people can be involved in such as car accidents which is probably the most common but also accidents at […]

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How Much Is A Back Injury Worth In A Car Accident?

If you have been in a car accident and you have sustained a back injury you could well be wondering how much a compensation claim might be worth. There are a number of factors that can impact on how much a claim for back injury can be worth. After a car accident, it is very […]

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Will I Have To Go To Court For My Accident Claim?

The answer to this question is that it is very unlikely that you will have to go to Court for your accident claim. The vast majority of cases resolve before going to Court. Many people can be nervous or concerned that their accident claim could end up in Court and the thought of that can […]

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Do I Need To Go To Hospital After A Car Accident To Be Able To Claim?

After a car accident it is very common to have been injured or to be left traumatised and medical treatment is very often necessary. However, you do not need to go to a hospital to be able to make a claim for compensation after a car accident. In fact, we have helped many people who […]

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What Should I Do After An Accident At Work?

After an accident at work it is likely that you are going to be in pain and potentially traumatised. We therefore thought it would be helpful to give a guide on what we think you should do after an accident at work. Report The Accident To Your Employer One of the first things you should […]

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How Do I Claim For Personal Injury After a Car Accident?

If you have never been in a Car Accident before, it is perfectly understandable if you’re not sure what to do after an accident. We are experts in Personal Injury Law and can answer all of your questions. We begin by offering you a Free Initial Consultation. During this meeting or phone conversation, you can […]

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Do I Need A Solicitor After A Car Accident?

The moments after an accident are crucial in ensuring that your position is protected. Sometimes people are in shock and can wrongly state to the other driver or to the Police that they may have been in the wrong, especially if the other driver puts them under pressure. This can effect a claim from the […]

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What Is The Average Settlement For A Car Accident?

We understand a Car Accident can cause anxiety and stress as well as serious injury and financial difficulties. If you have been in a Car Accident and you need to make a personal injury claim, you may be unsure how much your case might be worth or how much settlement you are entitled to. Compensation […]

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What Can You Claim After an Accident?

An Accident can be a very daunting and unpleasant experience for you, and you may be unsure of what you can claim for after the accident. What you can claim for, or the amount of your settlement, will largely depend on your individual injuries and losses, such as damage to your vehicle, personal injury and […]

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How Do I Pay for a Personal Injury Claim in Northern Ireland?

You won’t have to pay a penny for a successful personal injury claim. We know you’ll be worried about money, but please don’t be. We’ve created a risk-free approach for our clients, so you can be confident that you won’t face any unexpected costs during the claim process. At McGee O’Kane Solicitors, we also offer […]

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The 5 Steps of a Personal Injury Claim

We make the personal injury claim process straightforward and stress-free. We do all the work for you, meaning you don’t have to talk to any insurance companies – or anyone else, for that matter. We’re here to get you the compensation you deserve. Call us now on 028 71 229 343 or Make An Online Enquiry […]

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WARNING! – Has an Insurer Offered a Quick Settlement of Your Claim?

If you are involved in an accident through no fault of your own, the other side’s insurer may offer you a quick settlement of your claim. This is known as third-party capture and often happens following road traffic accidents. Please do not accept any offers made by an insurance company until you have sought independent […]

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How Long Do I Have To Make A Claim For Personal Injury?

Are There Time Limits To Make A Claim? In Northern Ireland, you have three years to bring a personal injury claim. If you miss the three year limitation period, it is likely that you have missed your chance to get compensation. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. Personal Injury Time Limits If you […]

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Children’s Accident Claims

Has Your Child Been Injured In An Accident? At McGee O’Kane Solicitors we are expert Children’s Accident Solicitors and we can help you today. It is always upsetting when a child is injured in an accident. Accidents can cause injuries that are very painful and also cause anxiety and stress after being involved in an […]

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Slipping Accident at Supermarket settles for £12,000 – Case Study

Slipping Accident at Supermarket settles for £12,000 Our client was involved in an accident at her local supermarket as a result of slipping and falling as a result of a spillage in an aisle of a supermarket. The supermarket had failed to erect any warning signs. As a result of this accident our client sustained […]

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Accident at Work Claim Settles for £8,000 – Case Study

Accident at Work Claim Settles for £8,000 Our client was involved in an accident when servicing a machine at work. In the process of moving the machine, a wheel of the machine lodged into a defect in the floor and he hurt his back. As a consequence of this accident he sustained injuries to his […]

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Road Traffic Accident Claim Settles for £8,000 – Case Study

Road Traffic Accident Claim Settles for £8,000 Mr R was a passenger in a taxi when another car crashed into the back of the car he was travelling in. The impact caused injury to his neck and back with whiplash symptoms and exacerbated pre-existing back problems. Mr R contacted McGee O’Kane Solicitors on  028 71 […]

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Serious Car Accident Claim – Case Study

Serious Car Accident Claim Mr D was involved in a very serious car accident and contacted us via LiveChat for advice. We dealt with the Insurance Company to ensure our client was reimbursed for the “write off” value of his car and also compensation for his injuries and loss of wages. We arranged a medical […]

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Car Crash Claim Settles for £4,000 – Case Study

Car Crash Claim Settles for £4,000 – Case Study Mrs S was in her car when another vehicle emerged from a junction into her path. The impact caused injury to her neck and back with severe whiplash symptoms. Mrs S contacted McGee O’Kane Solicitors immediately using our 24 Hour Number – 028 71 229 343 […]

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Injured at Work – What Are My Rights?

If you are injured at work through no fault of your own, you have a legal right to pursue a claim for compensation. To speak to a personal injury solicitor about making a work accident claim, call us now on 028 71 229 343, email us on info@mcgeeokanelaw.co.uk or make a Free Online Enquiry. Please do […]

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Whiplash Claims From Rear Impacts

Whiplash Claims From Rear Impacts When a vehicle is hit from behind, those travelling in the vehicle are at risk of sustaining a whiplash injury. This is because the force of the impact throws their head backward, forward and then backward again, making a very sudden ‘whipping’ motion. When this happens, the muscles and soft […]

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How Long Does a Personal Injury Claim Take?

How Long Does a Personal Injury Claim Take? If you are thinking about making a personal injury claim, you will probably want to know how long the process might take. This is perfectly understandable. After all, you may be in poor health and badly injured after the accident. Additionally, if your ability to work has […]

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Free Legal Advice

Looking for Free Legal Advice? At McGee O’Kane Solicitors we offer everyone a free initial enquiry, meaning you can get expert legal advice without having to worry about the cost. Following your free consultation there is absolutely no obligation to use our services – the choice is entirely yours. To speak to a Solicitor, call […]

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How Much Personal Injury Compensation Will I Get?

If you have been in an Accident you may be wondering how much compensation you would get for your claim. The amount of compensation you will get depends on the circumstances of your case and the seriousness of your injuries. You will be awarded a sum of compensation for your pain and suffering – this […]

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Had An Accident on a Construction Site?

Construction sites are inherently dangerous places, and anyone working on a construction site faces a number of risks on a daily basis. However, this does not mean that if you are injured while working on a construction site, it is simply something you must accept. The law states that your health and safety should be […]

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Can I Claim Compensation as an Injured Passenger?

Yes! If you have been hurt in a road traffic accident while travelling as a passenger, it is very likely that you will be entitled to claim personal injury compensation. To find out more about passenger accident claims, please do not hesitate to contact us at McGee O’Kane Solicitors. We are expert Personal Injury Solicitors […]

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Will My Personal Injury Claim Go To Court?

Will My Case Go To Court? Most personal injury cases are settled without the need for Court Proceedings. In most cases responsibility (or liability) for the accident is accepted by the other party and we are able to negotiate the maximum compensation settlement for our client. There is therefore no need to take the case […]

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Will I Lose my Job for making an Accident at Work Claim?

What are your rights? Legally, you cannot lose your job for pursuing a claim for an Accident at Work. If you are dismissed because of pursuing a claim, then you will have a very strong case against your employer for unfair dismissal. If your employer decides to try and make your working life difficult after […]

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What Should I Do After a Work Accident?

Employers have a duty of care to ensure that the workplace is safe. This includes things like making sure machinery is safe for use, ensuring safe working practices are set up and followed, and checking that the working equipment is safe and well maintained. Employers must also ensure that they provide adequate training and carry […]

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What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

At McGee O’Kane, we understand that the moments after a car accident can be a blur and people are often unsure as to their responsibilities. We have therefore devised a simple 4 step guide to ensure that you keep yourself right in the event of an accident. Stop and Remain at the Scene It is […]

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What Does a Free Consultation Mean?

Free Solicitor Consultation We understand that when you need to speak to a Solicitor it can be stressful and you may be worried about how much it will cost you. You could be worried that as soon as you speak to a Solicitor you will have to pay Legal Fees and you could get a […]

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Should My Accident at Work Be Reported to the Health & Safety Executive?

Had An Accident At Work? Many employers are unsure of their responsibilities regarding the reporting of Accidents in the Workplace. The Health & Safety Executive is the body responsible for the promotion and enforcement of Health & Safety in the workplace. Employers have an obligation to report all serious work accidents that occur in the […]

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How Much Compensation Am I Entitled to for my Whiplash Claim?

A Whiplash Injury is caused by sudden head movement. The soft tissues become stretched and damaged resulting in pain. The pain is often experienced in the neck, shoulder and back areas. Whiplash symptoms are very frequently experienced by those involved in Road Traffic Accidents. It is generally quite difficult at the outset of a claim […]

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How Long Does It Take For a Personal Injury Claim to Settle?

A common question our clients often have is how long will it take for their claim to settle. It is quite difficult to answer this as each Personal Injury Claim is unique. At McGee O’Kane, we are leading Solicitors in Personal Injury Claims. Our priority is to provide an exceptional service, to make our client’s […]

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How Do I Start My Accident Claim?

Had An Accident? If you have been injured in an Accident which was not your fault then you could be able to claim for compensation for your injuries and any financial loss resulting from the accident. To start your Accident Claim just call us now on 02871229343 (24 Hrs) or send us an email info@mcgeeokanelaw.co.uk […]

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Do I have to use my Insurance Company’s Panel Solicitor?

Are You Getting Calls from “Panel Solicitors” after an Accident? After being involved in a car accident many people receive unsolicited calls from ‘Panel Solicitors’ claiming that you have to use them to pursue a Personal Injury claim after the accident. This is NOT correct. You have the right to use a Solicitor of YOUR […]

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Can I make a Loss of Earnings Claim?

At McGee O’Kane, we understand that an accident can result in some time off work. We are aware that those involved in accidents often become anxious and stressed about the possibility of losing out on earnings as a result of the accident. If you were involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you are […]

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Can I Claim Against an Uninsured Driver ?

Have you had an Accident with an Uninsured Driver? Many people believe that if they are in an accident with an Uninsured or Untraced Driver they are not able to make a claim for compensation. As there is no Insurance Company in place they think that they cannot bring a claim for personal injury and […]

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