Neck Injury Specialist Claim
Neck injury specialist claims are claims made when an individual suffers some sort of injury to their neck following an accident due to the negligence of someone else. Neck injuries can occur in a variety of different settings, the most common being in motor accidents, but this could be in a work office, on site or in a factory. If you think you have suffered a neck injury after an accident, within the last 3 years, that you believe was not your fault, you could have a valid neck injury specialist claim. Accident Advice Helpline have legal partners, so you can always be confident that the help you receive is from a specialist neck injury specialist claim solicitor. Give them a call today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
The most common neck injury, yet seemingly less serious following an accident is whiplash, but even this could lead to a permanent condition and affect every aspect of your life. Other neck injuries that could be sustained are neck sprain, a pinched nerve, herniated or slipped discs or damage to your spinal cord which could lead to paralysis.
Signs to look out for
If, after an accident you start feeling any of the following symptoms, you could make a claim for compensation.
- Neck pain
- Shoulder, arm or hand pain
- Numbness/ weakness/ slower reflexes
- Reduced motion
- Spasms in the neck
This list is not exhaustive, so if you have been involved in an accident, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some symptoms can take days, weeks or even months to become apparent.
What is a neck injury claim for?
If you sustain a neck injury in an accident, it can end up being very expensive. A neck injury claim is there for your peace of mind, to pay for any medical expenses, loss of earnings as a result of not being able to work due to the injury, costs associated with hospitalisation and any other costs needed for ongoing treatment or therapy.
How much is a neck injury specialist claim worth?
The compensation you can receive varies from case to case, but why not try our 30 second online test which will give you a good indicator of how much you could be entitled to. Alternatively, call our freephone helpline where a member of our team will be more than happy to help you.
Remember to seek medical attention as soon as possible after an accident!
Information is vital. Collect as much information about the accident as possible, especially witness details and medical expenses.
Start your neck injury claim as soon as you can after the accident, the sooner you begin the faster you will receive your compensation.
Date Published: 17th October 2012
Author: David Brown