Been Shaken by a Road Traffic Accident? Injured Through No Fault of your Own?
Neck injuries are a common injury caused by North Warwickshire road traffic accidents and they may require a long period of rehabilitation to overcome the debilitating symptoms that can arise.
If you have sustained a painful neck injury as the result of your North Warwickshire road traffic accident, that was caused through no fault of your own within the last 3 years, then you may be eligible to pursue personal injury compensation.
A Pain in the Neck?
Whiplash is a common injury that is diagnosed following North Warwickshire road traffic accidents. It is caused by a violent and sudden movement of the neck in a forwards, backwards and sideways motion causing the soft tissues of the neck to be torn and overstretched. This trauma is known as a whiplash injury and it will require diagnosis and assessment by a medical practitioner, as soon as possible after the accident occurs to rule out neural or skeletal damage.
Symptoms of a Whiplash Injury
Whiplash injury may present with the following symptoms:
- Severe pain in the neck
- Stiffness across the neck, upper shoulders and back
Diagnosing a Whiplash Injury
Suspected neck injuries should always be promptly investigated by a medical practitioner, as soon as possible after the accident occurs. However, the symptoms of whiplash differ in that the symptoms usually take 6-24 hours to develop following an injury to the neck.
A medical practitioner will take a full medical history and note the circumstances of the casualties North Warwickshire road traffic accident. In addition, they will perform a thorough medical examination to ensure that the range of movement and location of symptoms are synonymous with a whiplash injury being sustained.
Making a Claim for your North Warwickshire Road Traffic Accident
To establish your legal entitlement to pursue a personal injury compensation claim for your whiplash injury caused through a North Warwickshire road traffic accident, simply call Accident Advice Helpline. This team of expert advisers and injury solicitors are a highly reputable law firm who will offer you the no obligation advice and information that you may require, in order to decide for yourself if making a claim is right for you.
The friendly and helpful team of advisers offer a telephone advice helpline to ensure that all calls are answered promptly whenever you call. In addition, the professional team of advisers also offer a unique 30 second online test to enable you to find out for yourself if you are eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim following your road traffic accident.
If you choose to go ahead with your claim for your road traffic accident, then your claim will be allocated to one of their highly professional injury solicitors who will handle your no win no fee* claim with accountability and integrity. Just call our advisers for no obligation advice on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 27th August 2014