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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

    Compensation for car crash back injuries

    Car crashes can happen for a myriad of different reasons. However there can also be a variety of different injuries caused in such a crash. The impact of the crash will determine whether anyone involved will receive injuries, and if so, how severe they are.

    Car crash back injuries can be particularly serious because the spinal column can be involved. The impact can potentially cause all kinds of problems, whether it is a broken spine or damage to the spinal column itself.

    Even if someone turns out not to have any such problems they will usually be transferred from the car to the hospital on a spinal board. This is done to prevent any potential problems from getting worse.

    Could car crash back injuries change your life?

    Definitely, yes – if they are severe you could be left paralysed as a result. This might mean paralysis from the waist down or from the neck down. In any event there would be major changes to get used to as you adjust to living a different life.

    Even when paralysis is not part of the equation you would have to spend many weeks recovering from your injuries. You may still have to walk with a stick or with a limp if your back injuries are severe enough to cause pain throughout the rest of your life.

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    Accident Advice Helpline has been in situations where we’ve been able to assist those who have been hurt in this way. The major question people want answered is whether or not other people were responsible for their accident. If this is the case there is a chance that compensation might be potentially likely.

    Could you receive a payout?

    This is the main question you will want answered. If you were driving safely and responsibly and someone else caused you to suffer car crash back injuries, you may well have a good chance to claim compensation. However you may still want to get professional advice on this topic.

    Accident Advice Helpline is going to be in the best position to help in this respect. Make sure you have the number you need to call us – 0800 689 0500 – so you can get the best no-obligation advice around today.

    This is by far the best way to get in touch, and the best way to find out whether your injuries warrant any compensation.

    Date Published: August 13, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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