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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 Callington


    Need advice you can trust? Call the leading experts in personal injury compensation claims!

    If we become injured, we may be inundated with advice and suggestions about how to ensure we recover quickly. However, if we have been injured through no fault of our own, then deciding which advice is reliable and useful can be difficult to ascertain. We may be left feeling vulnerable and frustrated if we don’t know who to contact if we are eligible for compensation, and how to go about making a claim ourselves.

    Luckily, the leading law firm Accident Advice Helpline are on hand to help you. When you get in touch wiht us, your call will be answered by a friendly and helpful adviser who has many years of experience of processing accident claims.

    In fact, Accident Advice Helpline has in excess of 15 years’ experience of processing whiplash injury in Callington claims on behalf of people who have been injured through no fault of their own.

    What is whiplash?

    Whiplash occurs when the neck is thrust or jolted forwards, backwards or sideways suddenly and often violently. This can cause the ligaments of the neck to become torn and stretched. This trauma is known as a whiplash injury, and it may take some time for the symptoms to settle.

    What type of whiplash injury in Callington can I claim for?

    Whiplash accidents are commonly linked to road traffic accidents involving drivers, passengers and even pedestrians caught up in the accident. However, this isn’t the only type of whiplash accident that can occur. Whiplash can also occur as a result of:

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    • Falls from height;
    • Slips and trips;
    • Sports accidents, such as rugby and boxing;
    • Water sports accidents, such as waterskiing;
    • Work-related accidents;
    • Workshop accidents;
    • Industrial accidents; and
    • Cycling and motorcycle accidents.

    I have hurt my neck in an accident. How do I find out if I have a whiplash injury in Callington?

    Any injury to the neck should always be investigated as soon as possible by a medical practitioner, in order to rule out the possibility of serious injury. A general practitioner can carry out a physical examination of the neck and head, assessing the range of movement to determine if you have sustained a whiplash injury in Callington.

    What are the typical symptoms of a whiplash injury in Callington?

    Symptoms usually take 6 to 24 hours to develop following an injury to the neck. If pain is felt at the time of the injury, then it is unlikely to be a whiplash injury.

    Symptoms may include:

    • Pain across the neck and upper shoulders;
    • Restricted movement of the neck and head;
    • Nausea;
    • Dizziness;
    • Headaches; and
    • Stiffness across the neck and shoulders.

    How does a compensation claim work?

    Should you decide to go ahead with using the professional and comprehensive services of the injury solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline, your claim will be passed to one of our team. They will ensure that your claim is processed on a no-win no-fee basis throughout the claim, leaving you to concentrate on your recovery.

    If you want to discuss your accident in more detail with an adviser then just dial 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Date Published: 30th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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