If you have been walking in the countryside, you could have suffered a whiplash injury in Monmouth. Some people think that you can only sustain a whiplash injury in Monmouth, or elsewhere in the UK, if you have been involved in a road traffic accident, but this is far from the truth. For example, if you are walking along a public footpath through a field of cows and they take exception to your presence, they might attack you. If you are pushed and fall awkwardly, or if a cow kicks your head, you might at the very least sustain a whiplash injury in Monmouth.
Whiplash injury in Monmouth
The thing to remember about whiplash injuries is that you may not notice your injury initially. Whiplash can come on hours after your accident. It can take the form of headache or severe neck pain. You may go to bed feeling a little sore, and not be able to move when you wake up. Don’t delay, seek expet medical attention as soon as possible.
While most whiplash injuries are not so serious, and you can fully recover from them within a month to six weeks, some are much more serious, causing damage to the spinal cord.
A whiplash injury in Monmouth, or elsewhere, should receive medical attention if you experience a high level of pain and can’t move your head, if you have blurred vision and/or dizziness, or if you have pain in your shoulders. Mostly, a whiplash injury simply needs to be treated with over-the-counter painkillers for a few days, but you can suffer a chronic whiplash injury from which you might never fully recover.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have whiplash or any other injury, and you can prove that the accident in which you suffered the injury was in no way your fault, call us at Accident Advice Helpline for help and advice. We are experts in dealing with personal injury compensation claims and may be able to help you with yours.
We offer no-win, no-fee* to all our clients, meaning there is nothing to pay upfront and no legal fees to pay if we lose your case. For more information about making a claim for compensation after your whiplash injury in Monmouth, get in touch with us today.
Why not call us now (the lines are always open) on one of our Freephone numbers? Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile (charges may apply). Call now for expert legal advice or to ask us any questions about making a claim.
Date Published: 27th June 2014