For many, the side effects and pain associated with whiplash can be ongoing.
Statistics released by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers reveal that ¾ of whiplash sufferers were symptom free within just a few months, but 1 in 5 people can be left dealing with whiplash symptoms for over a year. These symptoms can be debilitating, making every day life and movement a struggle. If you have suffered a whiplash injury in Constantine Bay, you could be facing a number of symptoms, such as:
- Pain and swelling in the neck
- Pain in the upper and lower back
- Muscle spasms
- Pins and needles in the shoulder and arms
These symptoms can call for extensive medical care, ranging from ice and anti-inflammatory medications to aid with mild cases, through to chiropractic, massage therapy and physiotherapy to treat those more serious. If you have been involved in a car accident and suffered a whiplash injury in Constantine Bay, you could be eligible to make a compensation claim depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident.
Who can make a claim?
Under UK law, you can make a claim for whiplash if you have been injured in an accident within the past three years, and were in no way at fault for the accident.
The negligence of another driver must have lead to the accident, so for example, a driver using a hand-held device behind the wheel. If this sounds like you, you could be entitled to receive a substantial payout for your injury. It’s important to have your case of whiplash confirmed by a medical doctor to make a claim, as you should be able to have documented proof of the injury and it’s severity.
If you are at all unsure where you stand legally when it comes to claiming compensation, or are not sure if you’re eligible, take our simple thirty-second test online. Our claims calculator is fast and simple to use, and will show you how much you could be able to receive in under a minute. You can also call our helpline, and have a confidential discussion with a claims expert to see if you could be within your rights to make a claim.
Contact us to start your claim for a whiplash injury in Constantine Bay
At Accident Advice Helpline, we know a great deal of misinformation contributes to people that are well within their rights to seek compensation failing to make a claim. We don’t believe this is right or fair, which is why we make it easy to get access to the information you need to make an informed decision.
If you’re living with whiplash a whiplash injury in Constantine Bay, put things right with compensation. To find out more about how one of our 190 in-house solicitors can handle your claim successfully, contact us on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993..
Date Published: 11th May 2014
Author: David Brown