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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 Solicitor in Woodthorpe


    Unfortunately, being involved in a car accident is not uncommon these days. As more drivers take to the roads; road traffic accidents are on the up. One of the most common injuries that people suffer from when involved in a car accident is whiplash. It does not matter how fast the car was going, whiplash can still happen.

    Whiplash can be a very serious injury. However, there are people out there who believe that victims of car crashes may fake having whiplash. Sadly, there are many people who think that whiplash is an injury that is easy to fake and that it is not serious. The truth of the matter is that whiplash can happen even if the car has only experienced a small bump. The crash does not have to be major to experience whiplash.

    Whiplash Can Cause Excruciating Pain

    There have been many serious cases of whiplash where the victim has experienced damage to the soft tissue around their neck, back and shoulders. Other areas affected by whiplash are the bones and joints. Whiplash can bruise the soft tissue as well as ligament damage which usually requires x-rays and specialist scans such as an MRI. This can become costly, but that is why you should make a claim for compensation through an injury solicitor.

    In severe cases of whiplash, people have suffered from the following:

    • Dizziness
    • Numbness
    • Pins and needles
    • Excruciating pain
    • Difficulty sleeping
    • Muscle pain

    Many people find getting into a comfortable sitting and sleeping position difficult, meaning they are not able to rest or sleep. As well as causing irritability, many people who suffer from accidents experience an emotional level of trauma due to various factors. The accident could have caused shock, or the person could be struggling financially. If the accident that you were involved in was not your fault and took place within the past three years, you should get in touch.

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    Contact an Injury Solicitor in Woodthorpe

    Although we do not have a local injury solicitor in Woodthorpe we can still represent you and your claim. This is because we are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK. So if you need an injury solicitor in Woodthorpe look no further than our expert service.

    Get in touch with one of the most helpful customer service teams in the industry. Lines are open 24/7, simply call 0800 689 0500. If you wish to call from a mobile, the number to call is 0333 500 0993.

    If you prefer, you can always text one our friendly advisers, simply text ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010. You could always browse our Accident Advice Helpline website while you are here. There is a lot of information on how to start your claim and articles on the types of accidents that you can claim for. There are also lots of claimants’ testimonials telling their stories and experiences.

    Date Published: 29th December 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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