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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 Southwell

    Whiplash is painful, and if sustained in an accident may need an injury claim in Southwell

    Whiplash is a range of injuries in the neck usually caused by a sudden shock or distortion of the neck area. It is most commonly associated with rear-end shunts in car accidents but can also be caused in many other ways, such as:

    • Being struck on the head by a solid or heavy object;
    • Any slip or fall that creates a sudden shock to the head; or
    • A sudden blow to the head or neck during contact sports.

    If you think you may have whiplash, or any other injury, as the result of an accident that was not your own fault, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Southwell.

    The pain of whiplash can be disabling, so you may need to make an injury claim in Southwell

    There are several symptoms sufferers can experience, some of which are:

    • Pain in the neck area;
    • A stiff neck;
    • Pins and needles in the arms and legs;
    • Pain in the arms and legs;
    • Backache;
    • Headaches;
    • Nausea;
    • Dizziness;
    • Blurred vision; and
    • Fatigue.

    The best course of action

    The first thing you need to do is rest and let the neck start to heal. Icepacks and painkillers may help with this. After a few days, a little gentle exercise to the neck area can help. It will improve the mobility of the neck, but don’t overdo it or you will cause more problems. Most cases will heal themselves over a few weeks, but in the most severe of cases recovery can take many months or even years. Some victims never fully recover and are left with weakness in the neck and back areas.

    Whatever the cause or severity of your whiplash, you may have a case to make an injury claim in Southwell for personal injury compensation.

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    The specialists can advise you

    Accident Advice Helpline are here to handle this situation for you. We are specialists in personal injuries of all kinds, whiplash injuries included. Over the 15 years since we were established, we have helped many thousands of claimants to get the compensation to which they were entitled.

    You can contact us on our freephone number 0800 180 4 123 and speak to one of our friendly professional advisors for assistance, or complete our online 30-second test for guidance.

    Accident Advice Helpline are so confident we will win your case that we operate on a no win no fee basis. No money is needed to start your claim; we only get paid when your case has been won. You have nothing to lose by giving us a call, and may win plenty.

    Date Published: 18th 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.