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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

    Neck injury

    If you have suffered a neck injury, such as whiplash, you may be eligible to make a neck injury claim. Neck injuries include very minor injuries and more serious ones, and can often affect other parts of the body. Injuries can affect the vertebrae and may often turn into a neck and shoulder injury. The most common kind of problem is a whiplash injury, which can cause significant neck pain. When injuries occur, it is hard to tell how long they will last – there is the possibility of chronic neck injury or the pain may be short-lived.

    Neck injury compensation

    Neck injuries can occur in many different kinds of situation, and most claims are made when the damage is not the fault of the injured party. They often occur in car accidents, usually when people suffer a neck injury through sustaining whiplash. Alternatively, you may have sustained your injury at work, in which case you can make a work injury claim.

    Neck injuries may often seem fairly minor, but can quickly become a lot more serious. As the part of the body that connects the brain to the rest of the body, a healthy neck is incredibly important in allowing people to function as they should. That being the case, when you suffer a neck injury you must seek medical help immediately. Remember that it is possible to suffer a delayed reaction to an injury, so do not assume that everything is fine just because it doesn’t hurt straight away following your accident.

    Any kind of injury to the neck must be cared for correctly to make sure that you make a full recovery. The only way of doing this is to make sure that you get an accurate neck injury diagnosis, then the best possible treatment. You may also need to take time off work while you rehabilitate, which can be costly. This may sound highly problematic, but it needn’t be.

    Make a neck injury claim

    Over a period of many years, Accident Advice Helpline have developed an expertise in dealing with pursuing successful neck injury claims. We can call upon a dedicated panel of neck injury doctors and lawyers to help you with your claim. They are all completely independent and will work for you on a 100% no win no fee basis. This means that you can be sure that they will act solely in your best interests.

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    Call our 24-hour free helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or try our 30-second compensation calculator to speak to our neck injury claims experts today.

    Date Published: 22nd July 2016

    Author: Lynne Bell

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