Stop wasting time hunting for the best injury solicitors in Giffnock to help you with your compensation claim – Accident Advice Helpline works in partnership with an extensive network of the best solicitors in Giffnock and across Scotland. They all work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis to represent you at no upfront cost.
Best injury solicitors in Giffnock
Giffnock is a suburban town in Scotland. Although heavy industry died out in the area during the early twentieth century, as part of Scotland’s densely populated Central Belt, Giffnock has continued to grow as a dormitory town, supported by its position within the Greater Glasgow area, from roughly 1,425 residents in the early twentieth century to 16,178 in 2001.
Out of over 16,000 residents, there are bound to be some that have been injured in accidents that were not their fault, and possibly sustained a whiplash injury. If this has happened and the accident was no more than three years ago, they may be able to use the best injury solicitors in Giffnock to help them make a personal injury claim.
The effects of whiplash
Whiplash is a pain in the neck, literally. It is caused by a sudden jolt to the head, which damages the muscles and tendons in the neck and is very painful and disabling. A mild case will clear in a few weeks, but chronic whiplash can last a very long time and some victims never fully recover from its effects.
The symptoms of whiplash vary according to the severity of the injury, but you may experience:
- Pain in the neck area
- Stiffness to the neck
- Blurred vision
- Pins and needles in the arms and legs
- Pain in the arms and legs
There are no medical tests for whiplash itself, but if the doctor suspects there might be other problems, they may send you for further tests.
Treating a whiplash injury
Treating whiplash depends on how bad your injury is but could include:
- Ice packs around the neck area to reduce any swelling
- Neck brace
- Severe cases often have physiotherapy
The main thing is resting the neck, but you also need to keep it mobile. Gentle exercise will help keep your mobility, build up slowly, though, otherwise, you will hinder your recovery rather than help it.
Making your whiplash injury claim
The easiest way to make a personal injury compensation claim is to work with the best injury solicitors in Giffnock. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we can not only get you that representation but we can also offer you free no-obligation help, advice and support throughout your claim. We having been helping people for over 16 years get the compensation they were entitled to for their injuries.
We work in partnership with the best injury solicitors in Giffnock and across Scotland who are experienced in the field and will ensure that your claim is dealt with quickly and efficiently while maximising the amount you are awarded.
Contact our advisers on our freephone helpline number 0800 689 0500 from a landline or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 (charges may vary). They are friendly and professional and will give you free legal advice regarding making a personal injury claim. After discussing your accident and the resulting injuries with them, it is up to you to decide if you want to pursue compensation or not. They will put you under no pressure to do so.
Or try our 30-second test online. This will let you know if your claim is valid and will give you an estimate of the amount you might be awarded.
Date Published: 19th December 2013
Author: David Brown