Every year there are millions of people entitled to compensation for non fault accidents where they have subsequently suffered, such as with a whiplash injury in Dungeness maybe through a road traffic accident, accident at work or even through playing sports.
Although there is somewhat of a stigma attached to a whiplash injury in Dungeness you do not benefit by not claiming compensation. This is due to the fact that people most notorious for causing these accidents; motorists, employers etc. have responsibilities and they insurances to pay – these will not go away if you do not claim, meaning the only change will be that you are not compensated for your suffering.
Compensation is there waiting for you to take it, it is your entitlement by law and it is what our solicitors guarantee to retract the maximum amount for you on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis which means that no financial risk is involved in making a claim through the Accident Advice Helpline. To see how much your entitlement could be for your whiplash injury in Dungeness then complete our 30 second test online right now, it will also show you if you have a valid claim.
Whiplash and the Facts
Whiplash is a term used for the injuries sustained to the neck during a sudden impact accident, where speed and force damages the ligaments and tendons in the neck area. These pieces can break, be torn or stretched and this is where the pain comes from for a whiplash injury in Dungeness. For many victims the pain will ease within a short space of time, for others it can produce a lifetime of effects and even a permanent disability for a small percentage of people.
Whiplash was actually first claimed for in the 1900’s and was usually linked to train accidents, before the invention of the car. What this means is that whiplash is not a new injury, contrary to belief, and that people have suffered with this for more than a century. We have learnt ways to manage the pain at home with the use of temperature however doctors can refer you to specialists if you have a chronic case of a whiplash injury in Dungeness.
There can be many symptoms and they can vary in severity and time duration, the most common symptoms are pain and stiffness in the neck but people can also suffer with:
Vertigo, Fatigue, Dizziness, Memory Loss, Headaches, Torso Pain, Pins and Needles, Numbness, Back Pain, Difficulty Concentrating, Swollen Jaw, Irritability, Muscle Spasms.
For further advice you can speak to our advisers in confidence, through the 24-hour advice helpline and this will always be under no obligation and with no pressure to proceed with a claim: 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 22nd June 2014
Author: David Brown