Are you searching for a personal injury lawyer in Lesmahagow to assist with your whiplash injury claim?
If your have been unlucky enough to have sustained a whiplash injury you may be entitled to make a whiplash injury claim depending on how you contacted the condition and the severity of your symptoms.
What causes Whiplash?
Whiplash is caused when the neck muscles are over extended or strained. The injury is usually caused during a road traffic accident, but a Slip, Trip or Fall down a flight of stairs, or being struck by a heavy object, perhaps during an assault or accident whilst at work can cause whiplash symptoms to manifest themselves.
Frequent symptoms of whiplash include stiffness and pain in the neck and surrounding area and limited mobility of the neck, which can severely compromise one’s driving ability. Weakness of neck muscles or pain when moving ones neck and constant or near constant headaches due to trapped nerves.
In many cases of whiplash it is a case of grin and bear the pain until it gets better of it’s own accord. Paracetamol and mild physio exercises can assist the recovery of a whiplash injury but it is now recommended that victim’s avoid using a neck brace as this doesn’t enable the self limiting condition to improve.
Once your whiplash injury is over six months old your condition is classed as chronic. You would be well advised to discuss your condition with you GP and it may be worth your while to try alternative therapies such as acupuncture or massage and minipulation to see if your condition improves.
Mild whiplash can cause mild discomfort for a few weeks before disappearing. An acute whiplash injury can completely debilitate the victim and have a negative impact on their lifestyle. Discuss with your personal injury lawyer in Lesmahagow the full impact that your whiplash injury has had upon you life, lifestyle and ability to provide or care for your dependents.
How do I get in touch with an experienced whiplash personal injury lawyer in Lesmahagow?
The best way to find a reliable and reputable ‘no win, no fee’ personal injury lawyer in Lesmahagow is by calling the friendly and helpful staff at Accident Advice Helpline. They have in excess of thirteen years in assisting with no fault whiplash injury claims and they will be happy to assist you make your injury claim. The best way to contact them is by calling their freephone numbers.
Either call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you are calling from a mobile phone. Or you can now text ‘claim365’ to 88010 Their telephone lines are open and if you call them now you could get the ball started on your no win no fee whiplash injury claim straightaway. The sooner your contact your personal injury lawyer in Lesmahagow the sooner you could be enjoying your well deserved compensation if your claim is successful. So call Accident Advice Helpline now
Date Published: 7th March 2014
Author: Emma Newman