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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

    Severe whiplash compensation amounts

    What complicates whiplash injury?

    Personal injury compensation claim for whiplash probably constitutes the highest percentage of injury claim category in the UK. It is such a common injury, resulting usually from high impact car crashes and sudden stops, or a shunt up the backside. Even a relatively minor accident like falling from a bike or a horse can cause whiplash. It’s no trivial matter. Usually the sufferer recovers within a few days or a couple of weeks, and can expect a compensation payout of a thousand pounds or two, if someone else was to blame for the accident, but in some cases complications can arise. The problem with whiplash injury is it can cause hidden damage with those symptoms emerging later. These include migraines, problems with vision or hearing, pins and needles in arms and shoulders and other numbness and restrictions of movement. It can even cause hearing and balance problems, and nausea. In some cases the upper spine and the neck can suffer long term damage. In these cases severe whiplash compensation amounts of several thousand pounds may be appropriate. Medical opinions will be sought. Whiplash injury is hard to prove and a claimant should expect to undergo fairly detailed medical investigations in order for the medics to establish exactly what damage has been done.

    Need advice about severe whiplash compensation amounts?

    Accident Advice Helpline has been assisting claimants of non-fault accidents win their compensation since the year 2000. Under the law of England, a person damaged and inconvenienced by a third party who is proven to be at fault, is entitled to claim compensation. Claims are made for your pain and suffering and for the extra trouble and costs of managing your injury and contributing to your recovery. In some cases people can claim for lost income. Our 24/7 helpline is free and confidential. Get in touch with one of our expert advisors on 080800 689 0500 or from 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Our expertise

    We have been helping to obtain pay-outs of around £30 million every year to people just like you. What’s more we field over 25,000 enquiries every month. What our nationwide network of legal experts knows about severe whiplash compensation amounts is probably everything you need to know. So tap into our knowledge and find out what you need to know about your case. Don’t sit at home worrying; get professional advice now. Media personality and consumer champion Esther Rantzen endorses our service. She has long been a fighter for consumer rights. After all, why should another person suffer for someone else’s negligence or profiteering?

    Date Published: 28th August 2013

    Author: ffross

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