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The symptoms of scooter accident injuries

As a vulnerable road user, many riders of scooters sustain serious injuries in accidents through no fault of their own, in collisions with other road users. Unfortunately, many victims of scooter accidents fail to realise that they are legally entitled to claim personal injury compensation and suffer the symptoms of scooter accidents injuries in silence. Accident Advice Helpline can help you claim to ensure that this doesn’t have to happen to you.

The symptoms of scooter accident injuries

Scooter accident injuries can range in severity and they may include:

  • Lacerations and bleeding
  • Severe bruising
  • Soft tissue injuries such as sprains and whiplash
  • Broken or fractured bones particularly the limbs and wrists
  • Back injury
  • Internal bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Serious head injury
  • Brain damage.

Unlike broken bones and bleeding, many soft tissue injuries are not always obvious at the scene of a scooter accident. The symptoms of scooter accident injuries may take some time to become apparent. In fact, it may take many hours or even days for the full extent of soft tissue injuries to be diagnosed. Whiplash is a common injury that is caused by the violent movement of the neck as it is flung in a forwards and backwards direction upon impact.

Medical attention should be sought as soon as possible after an accident, either at the scene from a paramedic or at an Accident and Emergency department, to rule out serious trauma.

Accident Advice Helpline: Call to make your claim count

As a specialist law firm, we have in excess of 15 years’ experience of advising and assisting people, just like you, to claim their legal right to compensation. To ensure that the process is stress-free and straightforward, we handle all claims for personal injury compensation on a no win no fee basis.

Our dedicated helpline means that you can speak to a knowledgeable and friendly adviser and seek answers to your eligibility questions. If you are unsure about your legal right to claim, our team can reassure and advise you. The law states that as long as you were injured through no fault of your own, sought medical attention for your injuries and the accident occurred within the last 3 years, then you may be able to claim compensation.

For fast, friendly, free and no-obligation claims advice, just call our helpline on Freephone 0800 689 5659. If you prefer to go online and check your eligibility in complete confidence, why not participate in our 30-second test™? As the name suggests, this online tool gives you confirmation about your entitlement to claim. It even provides an estimate of how much compensation you could receive for the symptoms of scooter accident injuries.