A whiplash injury in Dulwich is something which can change the course of your life, it can lead to psychological conditions, even a permanent disability. In the mildest of cases it will cause agonising pain and, on average, eight weeks off work. But, what else do we know about this injury?
Here are some quick-facts about whiplash:
- There are around 1200 claims for whiplash made daily
- 3/4 personal injury claims relate to whiplash
- The UK has more cases of whiplash than anywhere in Europe
- Insurance claims pay out around £2 billion annually for whiplash claims
So, what exactly is a whiplash injury in Dulwich?
Whiplash is a word used for the injuries caused to a person’s neck when it has been suddenly jolted, which is why it is an injury common with road traffic accidents. A car travelling at just 5 miles an hour can be the cause of whiplash and it doesn’t need to be a major accident for a whiplash injury in Dulwich to occur.
The ligaments and tendons in the neck are damaged by being torn, stretched or ripped due to the abrupt, sharp movement when a sudden impact happens. It is this which causes many ailments with the most likely being pain and stiffness in the neck area. Sufferers of a whiplash injury in Dulwich can also experience a number of the following:
- Swollen Jaw
- Pain in the Torso
- Pins and Needles in the Upper limbs
- Blurred Vision
- Ringing in the Ears
- Memory Loss
Whiplash can take it’s time to heal, usually months but in extreme cases it could be much longer or even stay with you for life. When out solicitors construct your case they will take every matter into account, such as the severity of your injury and how it has affected your day-to-day living. Our methods work, and they produce tens of millions of pounds in payments for victims every single year and always on a no win, no fee service, which means that there’s not a penny needed to begin your claim.
Start a Claim Today
With Accident Advice Helpline, we do not have long-term processes, you need your settlement quickly in order to move on with your life, and this is what we provide. You can start your claim by using the 30-second test on our website, which will also show you immediate responses to your eligibility and how much your case could be worth.
You can also contact us directly through the 24-hour advice helpline and begin a claim by speaking with our advisers, in confidence. You can also use this service if you just want to be provided with advice, always under no obligation: 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 22nd June 2014
Author: David Brown