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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Whiplash injury in Oban

    Oban is a popular location for those looking to go on holiday in Scotland as well, so its usual population of about 8,500 people can be trebled quite easily in the summer months. Few if any of those guests would ever think they might suffer a whiplash injury in Oban.

    Just imagine enjoying a wonderful Scottish holiday in this picturesque location, only to be involved in a collision with another car. Anyone can cause a car accident if they lose concentration for a moment, but when you’re the innocent party and you end up with injuries, it can be a real shock.

    What is whiplash?

    When a car comes to a sudden halt as the result of a collision, the muscles, tendons and ligaments in the neck get the brunt of the impact in many cases. You have no way of keeping your head in position, so it is flung forwards or sideways and this leads to an over extension of those parts of your neck.

    You may not even notice you have pain or stiffness immediately – some people don’t notice the symptoms until the following day. After that, they can become very uncomfortable and take some days or even weeks to heal. Severe whiplash may last for months in the most serious of cases.

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you with a claim

    Whiplash is a pretty common injury to suffer if you are in a car accident of any sort. However, not everyone thinks about claiming for a whiplash injury in Oban. If this is the first time you’ve thought about doing this, it is good to know you can find out more without being required to go ahead with any claim.

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    Accident Advice Helpline’s friendly advisors can offer you free, no-obligation advice about making a claim, and this includes a free assessment. We always work on a no-win, no-fee basis, so you don’t have to worry about the financial side of your claim.

    We can help you claim for a whiplash injury in Oban if:

    • You were not to blame for your accident.
    • Your claim must be started within 3 years.
    • You must visit a doctor to have your injuries treated.

    Call for advice about a whiplash injury in Oban

    For more information about making a claim and for an estimate of how much you could receive, just call and speak to an advisor. From a landline your call will be free on 0800 689 0500 or you can call us from a mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.

    The sooner you call, the sooner we can get started on your claim so call Accident Advice Helpline today.

    Date Published: 7th July 2014

    Author: leva20

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