Road traffic accident compensation claim in Orford
If you are involved in a road traffic accident along the coast of Suffolk, you may need to make a whiplash compensation claim in Orford.
The sudden jolting of your head forwards, backwards or sideways causes whiplash, which then causes damage to the tendons and muscles in the neck.
The most common cause is a rear end shunt
The most common cause of whiplash is one vehicle going into the back of another, causing a sudden impact which jolts the occupants of the front vehicle, but it is not the only cause by any means. You could get whiplash from:
- Playing contact sports such as boxing or ruby
- Knocking you head in a slip, strip or fall
- Having something heavy or solid hit your head
- Anything that makes your head jerk suddenly
What symptoms may cause you to make a compensation claim in Orford?
The symptoms of whiplash vary greatly and do not always manifest themselves until a few days after the accident. Whenever the symptoms start to show you should seek medical treatment, not jut to aid your compensation claim in Orford, but to help make your recovery as short as possible.
Some of the most common symptoms are:
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Back pain and stiffness
- Pains or pins and needles in arms and legs
- Dizziness and blurred vision
- Ringing in your ears
- Jaw pain
What is taken into account when making your whiplash compensation claim in Orford?
The main part of your compensation claim in Orford will depend on the severity of your whiplash. Mild whiplash can last just a few weeks, whereas chronic whiplash can be permanent and life changing. Apart from your injuries, you can claim for any others costs or losses that are a result of the accident, such as:
- Loss of earnings
- Medical expenses
- Travel expenses
- Care and assistance expenses
- Any other cost or loss that is a direct result of the accident that caused you whiplash
How to make a compensation claim in Orford
The easiest way to make a compensation claim in Orford is to contact Accident Advice Helpline.
We were established in the year 2000 to give access to justice for non-fault victims of accidents, under the No Win, No Fee agreement.
Over the last 13 years we have helped many thousands of claimants with all types of injuries, from all sorts of accidents, make personal injury compensation claims and to get a fair amount of compensation.
Our in-house solicitors have the knowledge and expertise to deal with the large organisations usually involved at the other end of your claim, they will not be brow beaten by them, understand how they like the claim presented, and will maximise the amount of compensation you receive. All this is done in a simple, fast and efficient way, with as little bother to you as possible.
You can make contact by using our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, and speaking to one of our friendly advisers who will help you all they can, and start your claim should you wish to proceed.
Date Published: 12th August 2013