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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

    What is a spinal injury and can I claim compensation?


    You may have injured yourself in an accident and be asking yourself: what is a spinal injury and can I claim compensation? A spinal injury can have devastating effects for victims, depending on the severity of the accident and the location of the damage. If you would like to know whether your injuries entitle you to compensation, contact Accident Advice Helpline to hear your options.

    Why choose Accident Advice Helpline?

    We are a long-established law firm who specialise in accident claims. We are recommended by many customers and clients, and we are even endorsed by consumer champion and patron, Dame Esther Rantzen. We have over 16 years of experience and offer those who we represent competitive fees and even a no-win, no-fee* service to protect victims from solicitors’ fees if there cases are not successful.

    You can get an instant quote online or you can call our helpline to speak to a helpful advisor. There is no pressure to make a claim but we can give you all the answers you need to help you make an informed decision about your next steps.

    What is a spinal injury and what are the symptoms?

    Was your spine damaged in a fall or car accident? Were you hit by a moving vehicle? A spinal injury may occur from compression, breaking, twisting or bursting. If you damage your spine you may experience the following symptoms:

    • Partial or full paralysis
    • Problems with bowel or bladder
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Becoming infertile
    • Chronic pain
    • Headaches
    • Restricted movement
    • Loss of sensation
    • Nerve pain
    • Muscle pain
    • Breathing problems, possibly resulting in relying on a respirator
    • Infections

    If you are suffering from any of these symptoms and want to explore making a claim for compensation, contact our team for free initial advice.

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    No-win, no-fee* service

    If you want to know what is a spinal injury and whether you have the right to claim compensation, then call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 (or call 0333 500 0993 from a mobile). You could be awarded a large sum of compensation, to find out how much you can ask one of our advisors or you can try our online claim test which only takes around 30 seconds to complete. Get in contact with our experienced team today for reliable information and a no-win, no-fee* service.

    Date Published: January 25, 2017

    Author: Rob Steen

    Category: Spinal injury claims

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.