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Whiplash is a painful condition that is usually the result of a road traffic accident, slip, trip or fall or possibly playing sport. It is one of the most common personal injury claims made in the UK.

If you have suffered a whiplash injury which is someone else’s fault then you could make a Whiplash Injury compensation claim with the help of Vincents Solicitors. Call us today on 0800 310 2222 and speak to one of our Personal Injury Solicitors about your potential Personal Injury Claim.

Whiplash is typically a soft tissue injury to the neck, shoulders or back, caused by the rapid acceleration or deceleration of the neck and head as the result of a collision. This movement can be quite violent, depending on the cause of the accident and, as a result, whiplash injuries can vary greatly in severity, from a slight pain to disability and the need for surgery.

Some symptoms of whiplash include:

  • Headaches
  • Pain in the neck, shoulders and arms
  • Dizziness
  • Memory loss
  • Problems concentrating
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Depression

It is estimated that some form of whiplash injury occurs to car passengers in 20% of road accidents and quite frequently whiplash injuries are caused by low impact collisions with speeds of only a few miles per hour.

How to make a Whiplash Injury claim

Whiplash injuries cost the United Kingdom more than £3 billion per year, so of course when you file your claim it is going to be hard to prove. We will use all the available evidence to support your claim, such as medical history and eyewitness accounts, to get you the full whiplash injury settlement you are entitled to.

We will organise all the paperwork involved in making a whiplash claim and we will use our personal injury expertise in both the legal mechanisms of claiming compensation and the precise details of the problems caused by whiplash, to win your case; letting you concentrate on getting back to full health.

Regardless of whether your whiplash injury is minor or severe, we will ensure you receive the whiplash compensation that is rightfully yours. Despite the negative media portrayal of whiplash claims in this country, it is your civil right to make one.

So if you have suffered a whiplash injury due to someone else’s negligence and you believe you may have a claim then contact us today. We will try to get you back in the driving seat as soon as possible, with the compensation you deserve.