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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

    Whiplash injury in Ashton-under-Lyne

    In the olden days, you would not be able to make an injury compensation claim, if you had suffered a whiplash injury in Ashton-under-Lyne caused by someone else, or any other type of injury for that matter. You would have just had to get on with your life, regardless of what the consequences of your injury were.

    Thankfully today, that is not the case any more.

    If you have suffered a whiplash injury in Ashton-under-Lyne, that wasn’t your fault, then you may be able to make an injury claim against the people responsible for your accident, using the lawyers at: Accident Advice Helpline.

    Sudden jolting causes whiplash injury

    Whiplash is caused when your head is suddenly jolted out of it normal movement area, in any direction that causes whiplash.

    The ligaments and tendons become stretched or are torn, and this is what creates the pain of the injury,

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    There are lots of different ways that you can suffer whiplash, although one of the more common ways is through a road traffic accident. Normally when a car goes into the back of yours with force, but this is not the only way that you can get a whiplash injury.

    A whiplash injury in Ashton-under-Lyne

    A whiplash injury is basically a sprain in your neck, and needs similar treatment to any other sprain. If left to heal it will eventually improve, but it needs rest and a little gentle exercise each day to assist it.

    A mild case of whiplash can heal in just a few weeks, but sever whiplash can take a very long time, and some victims are left with a weakness in their neck which never goes away.

    You may be able to claim compensation from the person responsible for your injury, by calling the solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline so they can help you make a personal injury claim.

    Our no win no fee services

    No win no fee means that no money has to be found to start your claim, or if your claim is lost. This makes claims accessible to everyone, no matter how far their purse strings have been stretched by the accident.

    Accident Advice Helpline was one of the first law firms to use this system, and even today it is how all the claims we handle are financed.

    As one of the largest law firms in the industry, we are able to offer a service that is second to none, and can help you secure the compensation you deserve if you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault.

    Call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 and one of our friendly advisers will be pleased to provide you with all the information you need.

    Or complete our “30-second test” to find out if you qualify to make a claim, and to get an estimate of how much your compensation could be.

    Date Published: 13th May 2014

    Author: matthew

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