Many people consider whiplash to be a minor injury. However, it can have a long-lasting effective on your life. In severe case, you may even end up with permanent symptoms.
Whiplash is caused when your neck is suddenly stretched or jolted which damages the ligaments. This may cause dizziness, headaches, pain, and swelling, which frequently effects how you conduct your daily life. Whiplash is quite painful in a majority of cases, limits your mobility, and my prevent you from being able to drive or go to work while you are recovering.
If you are currently suffering from whiplash, then you shouldn’t be made to feel pressured or rushed into going back to work. However, we also understand that time off from work and cause a lot of financial pressure and you might worry about how you are going to be able to pay all of your bills. We are here to help you.
When making a claim for you, your solicitor takes in consideration your finances as well as the pain that you are currently living with and what impact the accident is likely to have on you in the future. The means that things such as lost earning due to being off from work, accommodation and travel expenses, medical treatment and how your injury is impacting your family will all be considered as part of your claim.
For impartial, free advice give us a call at 0808 164 9153. We will tell you whether or not you can make a claim. However, we won’t ever pressure you or rush you into getting one started.
Road accidents often cause whiplash. However, it also may be caused by other kinds of accidents when your neck is jolted suddenly. We might be able to assist you with making a compensation claim if over the past three years you have suffered from whiplash that someone else caused.
Your compensation can help you with covering costs of medical treatment, taking time off from work and other things that impact your family and life.
The best thing that you can do to determine whether or not you can make a claim is to contact us at 0808 164 9153. We have more than 20 years of experience, and on your first call we can tell you whether or not we believe you will be able to make a claim.
If you aren’t ready yet to give us a call, you can use our claims checker which will ask you some simple questions to tell you whether or not you can make a claim.
If you suffered a sudden jolt to your neck or were involved in a car accident, then you may have whiplash.
It is a common injury affecting the soft tissue surrounding the neck that causes stiffness and pain.
Other whiplash symptoms may including the following:
If you believe you are suffering from whiplash, then we recommend that you go visit your GP as soon as you can. They will check to see how extensive your injury is and might offer treatment for relieving the pain you are suffering from.
Road accidents commonly cause whiplash, the neck is caused to jolt due to a sudden impact. Nobody deserves to suffer from injuries due to someone else’s dangerous driving or negligence. Whether you were a passenger or driver of a car, on public transport or a pedestrian or cyclist, you can make a compensation claim.
We still can help you if you suffered whiplash while you were a passenger.
You might be worried that if you make a claim against the driver of the vehicle that will leave them having to pay a very expensive bill, particularly if they are friend of yours. However, your compensation is not paid personally by the individual driving – it is paid by the person’s insurance company.
How much compensation can you receive?
We look at every case individually in order to ensure you receive the help that you need. Due to that, we are unable to tell you the exact amount of compensation you will receive before making your claim. Every case is unique – there are many things that your solicitor will take into consideration to ensure your are completely covered after your accident.
In addition to covering the suffering and pain that your whiplash has caused, the following will also be considered by your solicitor: