The most common cause of a whiplash injury in St Blazey Gate, or anywhere else, is a road traffic accident. They do not have to be high speed accidents. You can suffer a whiplash injury in St Blazey Gate if your vehicle is stationery, and another vehicle runs into the back of it. It is the sudden jolt that is the problem. This can make your head move out of its normal zone, and this tears or stretches the muscles and ligaments in your neck, causing a whiplash injury in St Blazey Gate.
Whiplash usually heals in just a few weeks, but if suffer a chronic whiplash injury it can last many months. Some sufferers never fully recover and can be left with a weakness in their back or neck.
Are you entitled to compensation?
Whether you sustain a whiplash injury in St Blazey Gate, or some other sort of injury somewhere else in the country, the rules for claiming compensation are the same:
- You must have been in an accident that was caused by someone else
- You must have suffered a personal injury in the accident
- Your injuries must have needed medical attention
- The accident should have happened within the last three years
It is easy to find out if you qualify for compensation by taking our 30-second test. It asks you a few simple questions about your accident and injury and then lets you know if you have a valid claim. If you do, it will give you an estimate of how much compensation you could be awarded. You can complete the test either online or by phone with one of our advisors.
Making your claim for a whiplash injury in St Blazey Gate
At Accident Advice Helpline making claims for whiplash injuries is not uncommon. They are just one of the types of injuries we help make claims for, the list of accidents and injuries we deal with is endless. We have been making successful claims for over 16 years and have the expertise you need on your side of a claim.
You should have a confidential, no-obligation chat to our advisors. As well as answering all your questions, they will explain how our no-win, no-fee* agreement works and why you do not need to pay us any money to start your claim.
You have nothing to lose, so why not call us today? If you are using a landline you can call our freephone number, 0800 689 0500. If you are using a mobile you can call 0333 500 0993, but your network provider may charge you for the call.
Date Published: 26th August 2014