Whiplash can happen to anyone old or young anywhere at any time. Whiplash can be a light mild injury where you recover quickly or it can be severe lasting for years and having a real impact on your life. There are many different ways in which you could get whiplash and even though people associate it with car accidents here are just a few of the other ways it can be caused.
- Cycling accidents
- Slips or falls
- Horse riding incidents
- Sports activities
- Aeroplane landings
- Train crashes
- Roller coaster rides
There are often personal injury claims in Wishaw and all over the world for whiplash injuries.
The causes of whiplash
The exact cause of whiplash injuries is unknown but appears to be incident resulting in the head being thrown forwards and backwards or sideways with a force. To diagnose whiplash a doctor will examine the patient’s head and neck. They will use x-rays to rule out bone fractures and they may use other medical imaging to determine if there have been other injuries. The treatment for whiplash depends on the severity of the injury. Some of the treatments offered are:
- Pain relief
- Massage therapy
When people want to make personal injury claims in Wishaw they need to do so within three years of the accident or incident. It is important to get a medical diagnosis and to have this recorded on your patient notes. You should keep all receipts of extra expenses that the injury has cost you and note how long you needed off work and recovery time.
How do people make personal injury claims in Wishaw?
To make a personal injury claim can be done in several ways but the easiest of these is to contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 15 years of experience of dealing with personal injury claims. All the team are extremely experienced and well trained. You can make a personal injury claim through Accident Advice helpline if your accident happened in the past three years.
We have a team of friendly professional advisors waiting to hear from you just call our helpline number 0800 689 0500. Your call will be completely confidential and our team will discuss the details of your claim and let you know if you are eligible to proceed with a claim. All of our claims are offered on a no-win, no-fee basis. There will no obligation to proceed with your claim if you choose not to.
Alternatively, we offer you an online 30-second test to see if you meet the criteria to make a personal injury claim. Here you can use the calculator to see an estimate of how much money you may be entitled to receive.
Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 today.
Date Published: 8th August 2014
Author: David Brown