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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury claim in Southport

    Injury claim in Southport

    Making a whiplash injury claim in Southport?

    Whiplash is a very common injury that is usually associated with rear-end shunts in cars, but there are other ways it can happen, such as:

    • Playing contact sports such as rugby, boxing or martial arts
    • Tripping or falling over and knocking your head
    • A solid or heavy object hitting your head

    The sudden jolting motion that these things create damages the tendons and ligaments in the neck area, so causing whiplash. If this happened in any other part of the body it would be known as a sprain and you would still be able to make an injury claim in Southport.

    Whiplash symptoms

    The symptoms of whiplash vary according to its severity but can include:

    • Pain in the neck area
    • Stiffness to the neck
    • Nausea
    • Blurred vision
    • Headaches
    • Pins and needles in the arms and legs
    • Backache
    • Dizziness

    If you are suffering these symptoms after an accident and the accident was not your fault, you may be able to make an injury claim in Southport.

    How whiplash can be treated

    If there is any possibility of a broken bone, you will be sent for an X-ray.  If not, the treatment is fairly simple:

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    • You will need to rest your neck but should do some gentle exercise to keep it mobile
    • Painkillers
    • Ice packs
    • Neck Brace
    • Physiotherapy

    Fortunately, whiplash is not a life-threatening condition but in its severest form can be life changing. In mild cases it will clear up by itself over a few weeks but severe cases can takes a long period of time to heal and some people never fully recover.

    How we will help with an injury claim in Southport

    Accident Advice Helpline have been dealing with all types of injury claims for over 15 years. We have gained an enormous amount of experience and are one of the leading law firms in the industry. We will make sure all circumstances and eventualities are taken into account when making your personal injury compensation claim.

    Our solicitors are experts in dealing with all the large organisations that are at the other end of your injury claim in Southport. They will make sure your claim is maximised while ensuring you have as little bother as possible.

    Accident Advice Helpline operate on a no win no fee basis, so you have no money to find until we have won your case, and with many years experience handling whiplash and many others types of injury cases we are confident that we will.

    On our website there is a 30-second test that will let you know if you qualify to make a claim and if you do will give you a rough idea of the amount you may receive.

    Or you can call us on 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our friendly and professional advisors, who are there to help and advise you as well as to start the process of your claim if you wish to proceed.

    Date Published: 16th September 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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