If you are in an accident in which you fall and knock your head, for example, you may hurt your neck, and this could mean a whiplash injury. But what if you had a road accident in North Ayrshire? You could hurt your neck then as well and that could also cause a whiplash injury.
Or what if you are driving or the passenger in a car that gets shunted from behind causing a sudden jolting of your head throwing it outside its normal movement zone? You may have a whiplash injury as a result. Here are three examples of how easy it is to get a whiplash injury.
If any of the cases happen to you, or any other accident, and the fault of the accident was someone else’s, you may be able to make a personal injury claim using injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline.
Road accident in North Ayrshire and injury lawyers say let’s talk about whiplash
If you suffer from whiplash, it is a very painful and disabling condition. If it is a mild form it will take a few weeks to heal, but in its most chronic form it will takes a very long time to heal, if it ever does. Some sufferers never fully recover and are left with weaknesses in the back and neck. Some of the symptoms you may experience with whiplash are:
- Stiffness and pain in the neck area
- Pins and needles or numbness in the arms and legs
- Blurred Vision
You should talk to personal injury lawyers about making a personal injury compensation claim if you suffer any of the symptoms after a road accident in North Ayrshire. But first, you should seek medical attention to make sure there are no other injuries, such as any broken bones.
If the accident that caused the symptoms was not your fault…
As long as the road accident in North Ayrshire was not your fault and happened some time in the last three years, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
Apart from the pain, suffering and anxiety you will have suffered in the accident there are material things that should be claimed as well, costs and losses that have happened because of your situation, for example:
- Loss of earnings
- Travel costs
- Medical expenses
- Care costs
Any cost or loss that is due to the accident can be reclaimed, providing you have proof of them.
Accident Advice Helpline and whiplash injury claims
Accident Advice Helpline have been helping blameless victims of accidents get the compensation they deserved for over 13 years, we have dealt with many thousands of claims and quite a few of them have been for whiplash.
Our solicitors are experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to negotiating settlements, so much so that very few of our claimants have to go to court, most of them are settled before that stage, and quite often all it needs is a few phone calls between us and you to have the whole matter sorted. It couldn’t be easier, and that’s what we want – no stress for you.
You can call our helpline on 0800 180 4123 to speak to a claims adviser or complete the 30 second test on our website now.
Date Published: 17th March 2014
Author: David Brown