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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 solicitors in Chesterfield

    Developed whiplash symptoms? Speak to injury solicitors in Chesterfield to make your claim

    Whilst any accident can cause unpleasant and painful injuries, whiplash injuries can be particularly debilitating, as they can restrict movement of the head and neck and limit our daily activities.  If the injuries are caused through an accident that wasn’t even your own fault, then you may quite rightly feel angry and resentful that you have been injured at all.  If you have sustained whiplash injuries, then call the friendly team at Accident Advice Helpline for no obligation advice and guidance about claiming using their professional injury solicitors in Chesterfield.

    I have hurt my neck. How do I know if the symptoms are whiplash?

    • The symptoms of whiplash usually develop after a 6-12 hour period of time following an accident.
    • The symptoms need to be checked out by a medical practitioner to rule out other more serious neck injuries.

    What are the symptoms of whiplash?

    • pain across the neck muscles
    • muscular spasms
    • restricted movement of the head and neck
    • headaches
    • nausea
    • lethargy
    • stiffness of the neck muscles

    What are the causes of whiplash?

    Whiplash may be caused by any sudden and violent movement of the head and neck which can cause the ligaments and tendons of the neck to become torn and stretched, causing pain and discomfort.

    Certain types of accident are synonymous with the development of whiplash symptoms such as:

    1. road traffic accidents including collisions and rear end shunts
    2. riding accidents
    3. motorcycle accidents
    4. cycling accidents
    5. falls from height
    6. violent assault to the head with a heavy, blunt object

    How long does whiplash take to heal?

    Everyone is unique and the circumstances of their accident and injuries are also unique. However, many cases of whiplash recover on their own with simple rest and painkillers to aid pain management. If the symptoms don’t subside, then physiotherapy may be suggested to encourage healing and mobility.

    How can I claim for my whiplash injury and will injury solicitors in Chesterfield help me?

    To find out if you are eligible to make a whiplash injury compensation claim, simply call Accident Advice Helpline for advice about the circumstances of your accident.  Their helpful advisers can inform you of your legal rights to claim compensation quickly over the phone.  

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    With in excess of 15 years’ experience, the professional team of injury solicitors in Chesterfield at Accident Advice Helpline are able to process your claim reliably and with integrity. 

    Their team of injury solicitors in Chesterfield will even process your claim on a 100% no win no fee basis, so why not try their unique 30-second online test and see if you can claim using their injury solicitors in Chesterfield, and find out how much compensation you might be entitled to?

    Date Published: 3rd December 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident at Work stats for Chesterfield

    Non Fatal Injuries12912593
    Fatal Injuries000

    Source: HSE

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