Whiplash is strain to the soft tissues and bones of the neck and can lead to a whole range of symptoms. These symptoms can include neck pain and neck stiffness. Other complaints include spine pain, headache and shoulder pain.
Whiplash is caused by trauma to the neck and can result from a car accident in which your car has been hit from behind or if you have been involved in other types of vehicular collision e.g. train or bus. Other causes of whiplash can include head injury due to falls or other types of impact to the head.
Depending on many different factors, the symptoms of whiplash may be mild or severe and can last for days, weeks or months. Your specialist or GP will diagnose the condition of whiplash and give you advice on how to manage your condition. This may include prescribing pain killers and referring you to a physiotherapist.
If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the compensation you are entitled to. So if you have whiplash and are wondering ‘How much compensation will I get for a whiplash trauma?’ Accident Advice Helpline can help you.
‘How much compensation will I get for a whiplash trauma?
Recovery from whiplash can take days, weeks or months depending on the severity of your condition. During this time, your ability to carry out your usual daily routine may be severely impaired. For example, you may have problems washing and dressing. You may not be able to stand at a stove and cook. You may even have difficulties sleeping properly which may result in problems with concentration as well as irritability and possible mood problems.
All these impairments caused by your whiplash can contribute to your pain and suffering and do not even start to take account of your ability to work.
For if you have suffered whiplash, you may not be able to work. This clearly will have an impact on your wallet and will affect your ability to balance your household budget.
For all these reasons, Accident Advice Helpline believes that people like you who have suffered injuries in accidents that were not their fault, should get the compensation they need and the compensation they deserve.
Your next step should be to contact Accident Advice Helpline
The usual compensation for whiplash varies between £750 and £14,500. To find out ‘how much compensation will I get for a whiplash trauma?’, try our unique online 30 second test. Or call us directly on our free 24/7 Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 where you can talk to one of our accident advice specialists. Alternatively, if you prefer to use your mobile phone text claim 365 to 88010 or call us on 0333 500 0993.
You can find out today the answer to your question: ‘How much compensation will I get for whiplash trauma?’
Date Published: 27th October 2013
Author: Rebecca Smith
Category: Whiplash claims