How Can You Claim Compensation Whiplash?
One of the most common injuries attained from road traffic accidents is whiplash. It can be very painful and sometimes debilitating for a short time, causing you to take time off work, or be limited as to what you can do. If the accident you were involved in was someone else’s fault, don’t suffer in silence – you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of lawyers are experts in this field, so when you claim compensation for whiplash, you know you’ll have the best chance of winning your case.
What is Whiplash?
Whiplash is an injury to the soft tissue in your neck, which happens when your head has been jolted back and forth during an accident. The muscles in your neck have been suddenly extended, causing damage to the soft tissue in your neck, giving you pain and stiffness for some time after the accident.
Many people think whiplash only lasts for a few days, but in some cases it can last for a lifetime. This can have a big impact on your life, making it only right to claim compensation whiplash. Another little known fact is that whiplash doesn’t just occur during road traffic accidents – you may have had a fall at work where you banged your head, or developed a repetitive strain injury to the neck. However your injury is caused, see if you could make a claim today by taking our short and simple 30 second test online, or give us a call on 0800 1804123.
Do I Have Whiplash?
If your injury was not sustained in a car accident, you may not have considered that the pain you are suffering is whiplash. If you have symptoms such as dizziness and a headache, or if you are feeling pains in your neck and shoulders, you may have whiplash. Visit your GP if you are worried about any of the symptoms you are suffering after an incident.
If you visit a GP to discuss your symptoms, we can use the notes from this to support your claim. In some cases, you will be required to take an additional medical assessment to process your compensation claim. If you want to claim compensation whiplash is one of our specialities. We don’t need you to do anything else to process your claim, we will take your case to court for you – there aren’t even any forms to fill in.
How Much Will I Receive If I Claim Compensation for Whiplash?
How much compensation you receive when you claim compensation for whiplash depends on a number of factors, as every claim is different. If you call one of our Accident Advice Helpline advisors, we can give you free expert claims advice. Our expert lawyers will be able to give you their opinion on how much compensation you will receive, plus they’ll work to claim back your expenses so you end up with more of your compensation. Take the 30 second test today to see if you’re entitled to make a claim.