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Whiplash injury

A Whiplash injury is an injury to the neck caused when it is suddenly thrown backwards then forwards as may happen due to the sudden deceleration caused by impact in a motor vehicle accident. This action can damage the joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves discs and tendons in the neck.

Whiplash symptoms are typically noticed the next morning after an accident, and medical advice should be obtained as soon as possible.

Although the effects are not usually permanent a whiplash injury can produce neck pain headaches, dizziness, shoulder and lower back pain for some time after the accident and can be very unpleasant.

If you have suffered a whiplash injury, please ask for a Free Legal Assessment.

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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

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*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