Bradford on Avon lies on the hilly ground between the Mendip Hills, Salisbury Plain and the Cotswold Hills, about 8 miles from Bath. The River Avon runs through the town, which has many historical buildings of interest.
There is evidence of Roman occupation in the area, the remains of a roman villa have been discovered. The Romans were just like the population of today in the
In Norman times a stone bridge was built that still stands today, and you have to wonder how many of the workers got a whiplash injury in Bradford on Avon, because they would not have had the lifting equipment that is now available.
A Georgian manor house sits on the edge of the town, and it is now run as a hotel. But in Georgian times the main form of transport was a horse, and falling from one could easily have caused a whiplash injury in Bradford on Avon.
Sustaining a whiplash injury in Bradford on Avon today
Whiplash injuries have always been around, it is not a new condition that came along with the invention of the car. It is so very easily caused that there is no end to the number of ways it can happen, and if you have become a sufferer of w whiplash injury because of the actions of someone else, you could be entitled to compensation.
Whiplash is a self-limiting injury, which means it will heal on its own given time, and how much time it needs depends on the severity of the injury. Painkillers can help and rest is important as well, but it is vital that exercise is included in your daily routine or you mobility could be permanently affected.
A mild case of whiplash will usually heal in just a few weeks, but a chronic case of whiplash can take a very long time to recover from. If some one else has caused your pain and suffering, you should call Accident Advice Helpline on their freephone helpline number 0800 180 4123, and speak with their expert claims advisors to get whatever information you need to decide if a claim is the right way forward for you.
If you prefer to do things online, complete our 30-second test. This lets you know if you have a valid claim, and gives you an estimate of how much your compensation could be.
Date Published: 30th June 2014