Whiplash is the medical term used to describe a neck injury which is caused when the neck sustains a violent jolt. It can be caused by many different types of incidents where the neck muscles move forwards, backwards or sideways suddenly. A whiplash claim in Stockton-on-Tees could be in order if you’ve suffered this kind of injury.
Making a whiplash claim in Stockton-on-Tees
It is most commonly caused during road traffic accidents, but whiplash can also occur during a slip or a fall. Or when the head sustains a blow maybe caused by a heavy object or during a contact sport such as boxing or rugby.
Whiplash causes pain, stiffness and loss of movement in the neck. It is not uncommon to experience headaches, muscle spasms and pain in your arms and shoulders. After an accident the symptoms can take between 6-12 hours to develop. The pain will often be worse the day after the accident and continue to get worse for a few days before it begins to get better.
Whiplash is usually a short lived condition but for a small percentage of people the pain can remain for many months. If you are still suffering from whiplash after a period of six months your condition is now termed as chronic. You may want to make a whiplash claim in Stockton-on-Tees.
What are the common symptoms of Whiplash?
- neck and pain stiffness
- reduced and painful neck movements
- tenderness in the neck muscles
other less common symptoms are:
- back pain
- blurred vision
- muscle spasms
Why Accident Advice Helpline for my injury lawyers Stockton-on-Tees?
They have well over ten years in assisting with successful injury claims like yours and they will be glad to help you too. Their experienced and sympathetic staff will listen carefully to the details of your injury claim and are well placed to offer you some free advice on how to best proceed with your injury claim.
Accident Advice Helpline understand that financially things may be a little uncertain so we offer 100% no-win, no-fee* injury lawyers in Stockton on Tees so you don’t have to worry about how much it will cost to achieve your legal justice. Call tus now, for free from a landline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 (if you are ringing from a mobile, charges may apply).
Your injury lawyers Stockton-on-Tees will work tirelessly to recoup every penny of compensation that you are due.
If you are entitled to loss of earnings or any out of pocket sundries then you can be assured that your injury lawyers in Stockton-on-Tees will work tirelessly to ensure that you don’t miss out on anything that you are due – so if you have been injured during an accident that wasn’t your fault then don’t be left out of pocket, call Accident Advice Helpline now and let them help you with your whiplash claim in Stockton-on-Tees.
Date Published: 25th November 2013
Author: Emma Matthews