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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

    Solicitor in Standish


    Solicitor in Standish

    Whiplash

    A whiplash sprain is a likely injury for those involved in more sudden impact accidents such as road traffic accidents. It is the effect you are left when if your head, neck or back have been suddenly jolted forwards and backwards, or vice versa, this causes the ligaments and muscles in those areas to stretch suddenly.

    It is common to those who have been in a vehicle which has been hit from behind without warning. The majority of cases which involve whiplash will heal over time, but for some it can be a longer period of time and have a real debilitating effect on the day to day activities and the ability to work. Damage to the spine and spinal cord can occur in more severe cases which will require many medical appointments and treatment – all covered through the Reimbursement Service provided by our solicitor in Standish.

    It is a fact that women are more prone to receiving whiplash due to the muscles tending to be weaker and more easy to damage. Whiplash can occur even in minor bumps and crashes or surprisingly during a sporting event or seemingly minor everyday activities. The accident type most prone to whiplash are road traffic accidents, but it can also occur during a slip, trip or fall, Industrial Accident or accident within the home – basically anywhere where your neck, or back, has been forced to move suddenly.

    The Symptoms of Whiplash

    It is essential that you get your whiplash diagnosed by a medical professional before seeking compensation through our solicitor in Standish, but for more of an idea if you are suffering with whiplash you should answer yes to the following questions:

    • Do you have pain and stiffness in your neck or back?
    • Is turning or moving the area difficult?
    • Is their pain or stiffness elsewhere in your body?
    • Are you suffering with headaches? – This is a very common symptom
    • Are you experiencing unusual sensations such as dizziness, blurred vision or pain during swallowing?
    • Are you tired more than usual?

    If you did answer yes to all or any of the above questions then you need to get your whiplash professionally diagnosed in order to make a successful claim for compensation through our solicitor in Standish. Once this is done the next step is to seek advice…

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    Our advisors are in place through the 24 hour advice helpline to provide you with 100% No Obligation assistance and answers. If you do decide to begin a claim for our solicitor in Standish this will be without any pressure from your advisor and always your own decision.

    To Make A Claim

    To make a claim for our solicitor in Standish you can complete the 30 second test online at www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk – this will also tell you the financial worth of your claim. Or, you can speak to an advisors and ask to start a claim for our solicitor in Standish.

    0800 689 0500 – 0333 500 0993

    Date Published: 4th May 2014

    Author: David Brown

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