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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 Stone

    If you have sustained a whiplash injury in Stone, you will recognise the pain, tenderness and stiffness that you felt in your neck afterwards – maybe the morning after the accident that resulted in your injury.

    But what else do you know about whiplash? Below, Accident Advice Helpline set out a few facts about the condition, and tell you about how to claim compensation if it happens to you!

    What is whiplash?

    Whiplash is an injury to the neck. Specifically, it is an injury affecting the tendons and ligaments of the neck.

    The symptoms are usually tenderness, stiffness and reduced mobility of the neck, accompanied by pain including headaches. Treatment is usually rest and pain medication, although it is best to keep the neck mobile rather than put it in a brace.

    Whiplash usually gets better within a few weeks, and without any need for treatment beyond that which is described above.

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    How is a whiplash injury in Stone caused?

    A road accident is usually the cause of whiplash, but it is not the only cause. Whiplash may also result from, for example, a slip and fall or a blow to the head. The cause of whiplash is sudden impact to the head, which causes strain on the tendons and ligaments in the neck.

    Apart from the physical effects, what happens after whiplash?

    If whiplash drags on, it could lead to anxiety or depression. Most cases of whiplash clear up relatively quickly, but some (chronic whiplash) take longer from which to recover.

    Whether your whiplash injury in Stone is chronic or not, you could find that your financial situation suffers. Taking time off work can lead to loss of income, and needing the services of a home help, taking public transport and using prescription medication may mean that you are incurring a lot of additional expenses.

    This is why it is a good idea to consider making a claim for compensation!

    How to make a claim

    Accident Advice Helpline can take on your claim. The procedure is simple and straightforward: you call our 24/7 hotline and speak to an advisor, and if you are eligible to claim one of our team of no win no fee solicitors will pursue your claim, with the aim of securing you a compensation payout.

    You can call us anytime on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. There is also the option to text “claim365” to 88010, and await a call from one of our friendly, professional advisors.

    We have 15 years’ experience of dealing with whiplash injury in Stone, and carry the endorsement of Esther Rantzen, famous for her consumer rights campaigning work over several decades.

    Why not call one of the largest law firms in the UK now and find out more?

    Date Published: 12th 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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