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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 Castle Ashby


    You can suffer a whiplash injury in Castle Ashby in a multitude of different ways, just like you can sustain broken bones very easily through no fault of your own. There are over three million accidents in the UK every year, and there are an endless number of different injuries that are sustained in them, such as:

    • Loss of limbs;
    • Burns and scalds;
    • Internal injuries;
    • Back and spine injuries;
    • Head and brain injuries;
    • Damage to joints;
    • Soft tissue injuries;
    • Fractures; and
    • Facial injuries.

    The severity of a whiplash injury in Castle Ashby

    Although very painful and disabling, a whiplash injury in Castle Ashby is not life-threatening, and most victims will make a full recovery. There are some who are left with other conditions, such as chronic pain, but these are a minority of whiplash sufferers.

    The severity of broken bones

    This really depends on which bones are broken, and how bad the break is. If a victim has a broken arm or leg, they will probably heal and have no after-effects. If the broken bone is in the back or chest, or maybe the skull, they could then have many more problems, and in some cases could be confined to a wheelchair.

    The severity of head and brain injuries

    These types of injuries can be life changing. As the brain controls everything we do, if it gets damaged it can alter the way in which we behave — a brain injury victim can be like a different person. Many sufferers of this type of injury need 24-hour care, and spend the rest of their lives in a care home, or even in a vegetative state.

    The severity of internal injuries

    The problem with internal injuries is that they are not always apparent to anyone other than the medical professional, but they always need immediate attention. If they are not treated in time, these types of injuries can very easily lead to death.

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    The severity of your injuries affects the compensation

    The severity of whatever injury you receive in an accident that was not your fault will be one of the deciding factors in how much compensation you are awarded. This will also be affected by how the injury has altered your life, and by the prospects for your future wellbeing.

    Claiming for expenses

    You can also claim for any costs and losses that occur because of the accident, providing you have proof of them. Keep receipts for everything you have to spend, as it is surprising to how much even the small expenses can add up.

    Claiming your compensation

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you to claim your compensation. We are a specialist law firm that has been making successful claims for the last 15 years, and we have many thousands of past claimants who are glad they contacted us to make their claim.

    You can contact us through our website, or by calling our freephone helpline on 0800 180 4123. Whichever you choose, we are confident you will not regret contacting Accident Advice Helpline.

    Date Published: 14th July 2014

    Author: matthew

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