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Whiplash Lawyers

People usually get strain in the muscles around their neck or experience other kinds of neck injury in unfortunate incident like car accidents. The injury occurred in neck region is often known as whiplash that is caused after a vehicle hits other vehicle leading a sharp and sudden neck movement. This unexpected movement results restrain in the neck movement and even in tender muscles of that particular area.

The individuals suffering from whiplash injury are entitled to receive a considerable compensation claim for this injury after they get medical advice and treatment from the doctor to get them treat as soon as possible. The common ailments one suffers during whiplash are:

  • Pain in arms plus legs
  • stiffness in neck and occurring neck pain
  • Nausea
  • Pains in the shoulder blades
  • Tingling and numbness in the affected region
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Blurred vision
  • Severe low Back Pain
  • Pain around jaw
  • Headache
  • Ringing in ears

In whiplash, the ligaments, muscles, the joints, tendons in neck and nerves discs get damage. The symptoms of whiplash often feel by the sufferer one day after the accident. The effects of whiplash injury are not permanent but the amount of pain it produces is sometimes unbearable leading the sufferer incapable to perform his/her everyday activities. The symptoms like lower back and shoulder pain, dizziness and headaches can be extremely unpleasant for the victims. Therefore, the troubled person is entitled to get compensation claim against whiplash injury he or she has possessed as a result of car accident.
Claiming for personal injury claims regarding whiplash injury require complex procedure and is often difficult to get the reward without an efficient whiplash lawyer. Whiplash compensation claim is not as simple as one thinks. Therefore, it is essential to take help and suggestions from a solicitor who is experienced in such cases or claims. Whiplash lawyers are specialists that only practice in whiplash compensation claims for the victims of whiplash. Their legal advice and assessment help a lot to the clients to win their compensation. Getting compensation becomes more imperative when in extreme cases sufferer needs to undergo surgery to get their ailment treat completely. Although, whiplash normally does not cause disruption in the daily routines of the victims and those who possess any kind of inconvenience in their everyday activities generally recover after some days and get back to their routines.

Cyclist knocked over by car
Mr G was knocked off his bicycle by a car pulling out of a side road, fracturing his left leg. The defendant insurers blamed him for the accident alleging he had ridden on the pavement and not given way to their car. Cooks obtained photographs and sketch plans of the accident site and agreed with Mr G to issue his claim. As soon as the documents were lodged with the Court, the defendant insurers accepted liability and settled the claim in the sum of £5,420.58. He said:
"Excellent service – I cannot thank you enough for all the help and advice that I received from my Solicitor. No regrets choosing Cooks Legal 100%."
Mr G from Middlesex

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case