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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

    Mid Sussex road traffic accidents

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Mid Sussex

    Stand up for your legal rights to claim compensation for your injury! Call the leading experts today!

    Many road traffic accidents cause serious and traumatic injuries to the casualties involved.  One of the most common and debilitating injuries caused by being involved in a road traffic accident is a whiplash related injury.  This type of injury may be caused by other types of accidents as well as well as road traffic accidents, but it is usually attributed to sustaining a trauma in a collision on the roads.

    If you, or a member of your family, have been diagnosed with a whiplash related injury, through being involved in Mid Sussex road traffic accidents, caused through no fault of their own within the last 3 years, then they may be able to claim personal injury compensation.

    What causes a whiplash injury?

    Whiplash may be caused by being violently and suddenly jolted or jerked forwards, backwards or sideways.  This can cause the neck to be overstretched or pulled in different directions under force causing the neck ligaments and soft tissues to be torn and overstretched.

    Is a stiff neck a whiplash injury?

    Whiplash injuries can be diagnosed by a medical practitioner and it is important that any injury or trauma to the neck or head are investigated by a doctor, as soon as possible after an accident or incident occurs to rule out serious neural damage.

    Whiplash injury symptoms may take 6-24 hours to develop following an accident and may include:

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    • severe pain across the upper back,shoulders or neck
    • headache
    • swelling and tenderness across the neck
    • nausea
    • lethargy
    • inability to rotate and nod the head in all directions
    • stiffness across the upper back, shoulders and neck
    • insomnia

    Treating a whiplash related injury

    Whiplash needs to be diagnosed by a medical practitioner and their advice should be sought about treating this painful condition to ensure that your recovery is sustained.

    Treatment may include:

    1. Resting the neck by lying in bed
    2. Applying ice to the neck to ease the swelling, tenderness and pain
    3. Taking regular doses of anti-inflammatory medications to reduce the symptoms associated with this debilitating condition
    4. Wearing a neck brace that fits tightly around the neck to provide support and protection whilst the tissues settle
    5. Undergoing simple exercises to restore function, strength and mobility of the neck tissues

    Can you claim for your Mid Sussex road traffic accidents?

    Find out quickly and confidentially if you are eligible to claim personal injury compensation for your Mid Sussex road traffic accidents, by calling the leading law firm, Accident Advice Helpline.

    This reputable team of expert advisers and injury solicitors have over 14 years’ experience of advising and assisting people, who like you, have been injured through no fault of their own and wish to claim compensation for their Mid Sussex road traffic accidents.

    With just one call to their telephone helpline, you can establish your legal right to claim compensation for your Mid Sussex road traffic accidents over the phone, whenever you decide to call.

    If you wish to proceed with a no win no fee* personal injury compensation claim, then their team of highly experienced injury solicitors will be happy to handle all aspects of your claim on your behalf through to its successful conclusion.

    Date Published: 12th August 2014

    Author: nickykeynton

    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.