The most common form of neck injury claim is for whiplash sustained in car accidents; however, neck injuries can occur in almost any accident. In many cases the injuries sustained can be quite serious and life altering, which is why Accident Advice Helpline is here to help.
The spinal cord is the connection between the brain and the rest of the body, and in the neck this vital link is at its most vulnerable. Even with protective garments ours necks are often left exposed, and during collisions and falls the weight of our heads and bodies can easily cause serious damage to the neck. The results can be devastating, ranging from basic whiplash to broken bones and permanent paralysis.
If you have been the victim of a neck injury through the fault of others then the friendly advisors at Accident Advice Helpline can help to process your neck injury claim today.
Neck injury claim eligibility
Neck injuries are a relatively small group of injuries related to the breaking or damaging of the muscles, bones or nerves within the neck; however, the results can be life changing. In order for your neck injury to be eligible for compensation there only needs to be provable fault by another party.
In many cases this can be quite simple; for example, a violent crime or car crash will usually have a clear party to blame for the injury caused. In such cases a quick phone call to Accident Advice Helpline can start your claim today.
In other circumstances the fault may be questionable. A slip or trip due to a wet or poorly maintained floor may be eligible for compensation if the body or company responsible for the area has not displayed proper signage to warn of such dangers.
In cases pertaining to injuries inflicted by sports or other voluntary activities, the possibility of a claim depends on any waivers signed and the insurance of the organising body. In such cases negligence by the supervisor or lack of precautionary measures must often be proved in order to process a neck injury claim.
When to claim for a neck injury
If you have suffered any form of neck injury, whether minor or severe, the most important step is to seek medical advice to ensure the optimum recovery. Once your medical condition has been assessed and your treatment has begun, it is time to think about making a neck injury claim.
You should immediately seek the help of a professional personal injury law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline in order to help make the claims process as simple as possible. By using a personal injury specialist you can ensure that your focus is on recovery, safe in the knowledge that any loss of earnings and medical bills will not decimate your finances.
Accident Advice Helpline’s 30-second test means our friendly advisers can quickly evaluate your claim in a short phone call. If your claim has potential we can connect you to a specialist solicitor who is experienced in neck injury claims to help you to earn the compensation you deserve.
Date Published: October 28, 2013
Author: David Brown