It is not known why, but in general, women are more likely to suffer from an injured neck than men are, and the effects tend to be worse for them as well. So a woman is more likely to want to talk with the solicitors in Haslingden to make a personal injury compensation claim if their injured neck was caused by someone else.
No matter what your gender is, there are many different types of neck injury, a few examples being:
- Neck Trauma
- A slipped disc
- Brittle bones
- Broken bones
The majority of neck injuries are because of an accident
The majority of neck injuries are because of an accident. One of the more common ways for this injury to happen is because of a car that goes into the back of another car causing a sudden jolt to your head. This can force your head to jerk unexpectedly either backwards, forwards or sideways, out of its normal movement zone, damaging the tendons and ligaments in your neck.
This injury is called whiplash, and there are other ways that this can happen, in fact anything that results in the sudden harsh movement of your head will probably mean you get a whiplash injury.
If the accident was not your fault, you might be able to make an injury claim using the solicitors in Haslingden.
How whiplash can affect you
The symptoms of whiplash can be different depending on how bad it is, but can vary greatly. Sometimes, the symptoms do not happen immediately, they could happen over time, but they can include
- Pain in the back
- Numbness in the arms and legs, or pins and needles
- Anxiety or depression
- Muscle spasms
- Blurred vision
- Pain to the neck area
- Pain in the arms and legs
If your whiplash is mild then this should only take a few weeks to get better. But if you have severe whiplash then this can take considerably longer to heal and sometimes maybe cause a permanent injury.
Using solicitors in Haslingden is best for your personal injury compensation claim
Esther Rantzen, the well-known UK consumer champion, recommends that you use Accident Advice Helpline to assist you with your claim. We operate on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, and Esther will assure you that if you call Accident Advice Helpline you will receive free advice, that no money is required to make a claim, and that ‘no win, no fee’ means exactly that.
Our advisors are friendly and efficient and will discuss, in confidence, your claim with you and start the process if you want to, you are under no obligation to proceed if you don’t want to. Our freephone number is 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Or you can complete our online 30-second test that will give you guidance as to if you qualify, and a rough idea of how much you might expect.
Date Published: 2nd April 2014
Author: David Brown