An injury to the neck can be very painful and debilitating. Probably one of the most common injuries associated with road traffic accidents are neck related where the neck has extended (flexion and extension) when the seat belt has tightened during impact. Most minor injuries are soft tissue which is sometimes referred to as whiplash. More severe injuries affect the spine.
Neck injuries are not pleasant as sensitive nature of the neck and its location on the body can lead to permanent disability or restricted movement.
The need for expert medical assistance is essesntial for neck injury recovery. Our specialist medical team are trained in physiotherapy rehabilitation.
Neck related injuries can range from minor sprains to severe incapacity. Typically injuries include:-
The amount of money an injury awarded in a compensation claim is calculated by the court using guidelines provided by the Judicial Studies Board (JSB). These guidelines provide advice to a judge about how much compensation to award to a party for a particular injury and is the basis of discussions between us and the other party's insurer.
The JSB guidelines are only a range and your personal circumstances, the effects on your daily living in work and at home are all considered. We strive to get you the maximum compensation possible.
Ffion had whiplash
following a road traffic accident where she was the passenger in a small car. On impact Ffion suffered discomfort and pain in the neck and shoulder. We were able to provide physiotherapy and also gained an award of circe £3000 compensation. Ffion has recovered from her injuries.
Names and details changed to provided anonimity
Choosing a personal injury lawyer to represent you can be a daunting process. But by choosing us you are assured of a service where you speak with the solicitor handling your case directly. You will receive accurate information regarding your situation and be able to able to talk with someone who understands your situation.
As part of the claim process we will ensure you receive rehabilitation such as physiotherapy or CBT, a full detailed medical report, interim payments for loss of income and the full compensation you deserve.
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