Whatever you do to enjoy yourself with friends or family this summer, do stay safe and avoid accidents. It would be a tragedy to suffer an injury from a moving vehicle or from an animal. You might be reading this if you are unfortunate enough to be a victim of a whiplash accident in Newton Stewart. Anyone who has sustained a whiplash injury because of the fault of someone else may be entitled to claim compensation and Accident Advice Helpline can assist with this.
A whiplash injury is not classed as serious, but it can have an effect on your life for quite some time.
Whiplash is caused by over-extension of the muscles and ligaments in the neck when your head is thrown to one side. A whiplash accident in Newton Stewart most often occurs in a car accident, but they can also happen as the result of a slip, trip or fall.
The main symptom is pain and stiffness in the neck and across the shoulders. This can sometimes be alleviated with pain killers and gentle exercise as prescribed by a doctor. Symptoms usually take 6-8 weeks to heal up.
Accident Advice Helpline
We have specialised in personal injury law since the year 2000, and we work in partnership with some of the most reputable solicitors in Scotland. All our claims are made on a no-win, no-fee basis so you won’t be asked to make any upfront fees.
You will need to be able to prove your case for a whiplash accident in Newton Stewart, but our friendly advisors can guide you through the claims process.
- You are eligible to claim if you can show that the accident was not your fault.
- Make sure you visit a doctor for a medical assessment and so that they can treat your injuries.
- Your claim can be started at any time, but you have a maximum of 3 years in which to get it started.
Call us now for help with a whiplash accident in Newton Stewart
Our friendly advisors can offer you free, no-obligation advice as they take you through the claims process. All you have to do is call 0800 689 0500 which is free if you call from your landline or you can call us on 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile. Lines are open 24/7 and if no one is available when you call please leave a message so we can call you back.
For more information about a claim, just call Accident Advice Helpline now.
Date Published: 3rd July 2014