WHIPLASH COMPENSATION CLAIMS
If you have been in a road traffic accident and suffered a whiplash injury as a result, our expert road traffic accident solicitors at Ralli Solicitors can help you recover the compensation you deserve. Please call us for a free consultation on 0161 207 2020 or start your claim online and we will call you as soon as possible.
Whiplash is a term commonly used to describe an acceleration and deceleration back or neck injury, which is a painful condition, often suffered by people who have been involved in a road traffic accident. This injury can involve a soft tissue injury to the neck, shoulders or the spine, caused by a sudden and violent movement or jolting of the head backwards and forwards, usually occurring when the vehicle you are travelling in is hit by another from behind, also known as a rear end collision.
If you or a loved one have sustained a whiplash injury as a result of a road accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be eligible to make a whiplash compensation claim.
How We Can Help You With Your Whiplash Claim
We have been recovering compensation for victims of road traffic accidents who have suffered a whiplash injury for over 40 years.
Whiplash is not always an immediate injury. The most common symptoms will usually develop 6 – 12 weeks after an accident and can include:
- neck pain
- stiffness of the neck
- inability or the reduced movement of the neck
- pain when turning the head
- nausea and dizziness
- jaw pain
- back pain
- muscle spasms in the arm, shoulder and/or hands.
A whiplash injury can be very painful and can have a serious impact on your daily life, affecting your ability to work and enjoy everyday activities. Many people will often suffer from some of the effects of whiplash immediately after the injury, with pain gradually getting worse within the first week of the injury, occasionally leading to long term health problems; others will only experience the symptoms for a few days or weeks, but anyone experiencing lasting pain should see a medical professional as soon as possible.
If any or all of these symptoms have presented themselves after your road traffic accident, you may be entitled to make a whiplash compensation claim.
How Compensation Can Help You
Our expert solicitors will not only help you access financial compensation, but we will also help you access the medical treatment and support services you need to make a full recovery.
An award of compensation could help with the following:
- Payment for private medical care, treatment, rehabilitation and support to help you recover as quickly as possible.
- A repayment for any financial losses you have incurred, for example you have to take time off work or cannot return due to the extent of your injuries.
- A reimbursement for other expenses such as trips to the GP or hospital.
It would also reflect the fact that you had suffered pain and injury because of someone else’s negligent actions.
Our aim is to ensure that you receive the best medical care and treatment as soon as possible, and the maximum amount of compensation available to enable you to make a full recovery.
Very pleased with the speedy and efficient outcome of the case and settlement.
Mr King, Blackpool – May 2015
How To Make A Whiplash Injury Claim
If you have suffered a whiplash injury, we recommend that you speak to an experienced whiplash injury claim solicitor straight away. Even if you feel that your whiplash injuries and the pain is subsiding, it is important to start your claim as soon as possible so that we can prove that your pain and suffering can be connected to the road accident you were involved in. There are strict time limits for starting a whiplash injury claim, which in most cases will be within three years of the date of the accident or date of knowledge of the negligence. For children it is three years from the date they reach 18 years of age. This can, in exceptional circumstances, be extended, but it is always best to speak to our team of friendly whiplash injury solicitors to get the best advice possible from the outset.
Please call our friendly team today for a free consultation on 0161 207 2020, request a call back or use our online enquiry form and one of our dedicated team members will call you back.
Because we understand the difficulties you may face when suffering a whiplash injury we will do all we can to take the hassle out of pursuing the claim so you can get back to living your life as soon as possible.