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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Can I claim for a neck injury?


    If you have suffered a neck injury as the result of an accident, you could be facing a devastating loss of earnings and crippling treatment costs. In these situations you may find yourself wondering if you can claim for a neck injury, and how to do so.

    A quick phone call to Accident Advice Helpline may be all you need to claim compensation. Our friendly advisers can easily assess your eligibility and help to process your claim.

    Whether it is a simple case of whiplash or a more serious injury such as paralysis, you may be able to claim for your neck injury. As long as another party is at fault for your accident, Accident Advice Helpline can help you to get the compensation you deserve.

    Causes of neck injury

    As the home of our spinal cord, windpipe and major arteries, our necks are a crucial part of our bodies; however, the neck can also be our greatest vulnerability. The forces involved in collisions, falls and accidents combined with the weight of our bodies and heads can easily pull and twist the neck and cause damage.

    In many cases neck injury will simply be whiplash or other such minor muscular complaints or strains, but in more severe cases the bones of the spine or the nerves of the spinal cord can suffer damage. Damage to these can result in reduced mobility, varying degrees of paralysis and, in the worst cases, fatalities.

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    Such injuries can be caused by almost any sort of accident; car crashes, slips and trips, violent crimes and sports can all easily damage the neck, even with proper protective gear. If you have been the victim of any such accident, the friendly advisers at Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you to claim the compensation you deserve.

    How do I claim for a neck injury?

    In any case where you fear serious injury, the first step is to seek medical attention; whether this is emergency care or your personal doctor does not matter. Once you have received treatment to secure your recovery, it is time to contact a professional personal injury law firm.

    Accident Advice Helpline has years of experience in dealing with neck injury claims and our friendly advisers can ensure that your claim is processed quickly and efficiently.

    By connecting you with a specialist solicitor after our simple 30-second eligibility test, we ensure that your claim is as simple as possible. When processing a claim there are two core facts that need to be established.

    The first of these is a medically verified injury; by seeking medical attention for your injury you will have secured this. The second element is who is at fault, whether a criminal assailant, a private business whose negligence caused your accident or a motorist who hit you, the only necessity is that there is a party to blame.

    If you meet these conditions then a quick phone call to Accident Advice Helpline could be all it takes to claim compensation for your lost earnings and medical costs.

    Date Published: October 28, 2013

    Author: David Brown

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