What is Whiplash?

What is Whiplash?

Whiplash Claims are one of the most common types of Accident Compensations Claims that our Injury Solicitors have to handle. Whiplash Claims are costing the insurance industry up to £400m.

The constant presence of cars means that road accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence. Road accidents can manifest themselves in a wide range of different forms, from the head-on collision to the near-miss; whiplash is a constant threat

Whiplash is the term that describes the range of injuries to the neck caused by a sudden distortion associated with extension. Tell-tale signs of whiplash include:

  • Pain and Aching to the Neck and Back
  • Pain to the Shoulders
  • Headaches
  • Sensory Disturbance to the Arms & Legs

Often these symptoms will not be felt until a few days after the accident.

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms and wish to make a Whiplash Claim then do not hesitate to call our professional Injury Solicitors on 0141 442 0122.

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Carol achieved a settlement in the sum of £2m for a client following a road traffic accident which caused catastrophic brain injuries when she was crossing the road as a pedestrian. She has been left with a range of severe permanent impairments and will be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life.Quote

Carol Jackson