Road Traffic Accidents can cause a variety of injuries, some of which will require medical attention. The most obvious or serious injuries will naturally be assessed and treated first, whereas some injuries take time to materialise.
The second type of injuries can be easily overlooked, especially if they merely cause discomfort and loss of function, such as minor whiplash.
Even if your injury is minor, or your symptoms take time to materialise, you should be able to claim compensation to recover the costs associated with your injury if the accident was caused by someone else.
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Common symptoms include neck stiffness, difficulty moving your head, pain in your shoulders or arms, headaches, pain and tenderness in the neck and muscle spasms.
Less common symptoms are dizziness, tiredness, pins and needles in your hands, memory loss and irritability. These symptoms might appear straight away or several hours after the accident.
Whiplash is often seen as minor, but it can have serious consequences. It may prevent you from working until it is fully healed, which can be a significant amount of time. Or it may require specialist treatment, such as physiotherapy or rehabilitation for more serious damage.
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Even if the whiplash is minor, it will take some time to heal and during this period you may be severely limited in the ways you can function.It may impact on your ability to work, or to undertake your normal day-to-day activities or leisure pursuits.The pain and discomfort you feel while you are recovering can be included in your compensation claim.
Whiplash is usually thought of as minor, but it can also have serious consequences.It may prevent you from working until it is fully healed, which can be a significant amount of time.It may require specialist treatment, such as physiotherapy or rehabilitation for more serious damage.
No matter how slight or serious your whiplash is, you can pursue the full costs associated with it through a personal injury claim.
Scot Accident Claims can help support you when making a claim for a whiplash injury, whether your symptoms are mild, moderate or severe.
It is important to start your claim as soon as possible after the accident, while memories are fresh. However, you should also wait to find out how your injury has developed (its severity and impact) to find out much you need to claim.
If you caused the accident your claim is unlikely to succeed.If you were only partially responsible, it could be successful. If you were not responsible, your claim would hopefully succeed.
The amount you receive depends on nature and severity of injuries, as well as your costs, such as future earnings, medical expenses, care needs, home modifications or pain and suffering.
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