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    Whiplash Injury in Middleton


    Getting a whiplash injury in Middleton could mean pain and inconvenience, and potential financial worry. But if you put in a claim through Accident Advice Helpline, you could recover your losses and have a stress-free recovery. Read on to find out more!

    Whiplash: what is it?

    Whiplash is a condition affecting the neck. Specifically, it affects the tendons and ligaments in the neck, which are damaged when the head jerks as a result of sudden impact.

    A whiplash injury in Middleton may not become apparent until several hours after the accident that caused it. But the symptoms are tenderness, stiffness, a lack of movement, and pain – which can actually get worse for a few days after the initial impact.

    How does a whiplash injury in Middleton affect you?

    Easily diagnosed on the presenting symptoms, and treatable with little more than rest and painkillers, whiplash is usually not what could be described as a serious injury.

    Nevertheless, it can cause inconvenience. If you get whiplash, you will be restricted in what you can do around the house; your social life will probably suffer, too, and you might not be able to go to work for some time (especially if your job involves a lot of physical activity).

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    Being off work could cause you to lose money, and this loss could be compounded by your need to pay for services such as those offered by a home help or a childminder. You could also have to take public transport, because you cannot drive.

    Putting in a claim could mean you recoup your losses

    Accident Advice Helpline can take on your case, if you qualify to claim compensation, and you could win a sum of money to help you get things back to normal and have your losses repaid.

    Simply call our 24/7 hotline and speak to an advisor. Our team is professionally trained to guide you through the process of making a claim, and they will treat you with empathy and sensitivity as they do so.

    If your case qualifies for compensation – and if your injury happened because of someone else, then you probably do – your advisor will pass your details to one of our team of no win no fee solicitors. Like our advisors, they conduct their work with integrity, dependability, reliability and accountability.

    Call us now

    Our lines are open 24/7, so you can call us whenever you want. You should certainly call us at your earliest convenience, because there is a three-year time limit from the date of your accident for making a claim.

    Our contact details are as follows:

    • Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline
    • Dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile
    • Text “claim365” to 88010

    You will need to go for an additional medical test as part of the claiming process, but you probably won’t have to go to court – most claims can be settled by phone!

    Date Published: 28th June 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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