Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you claim compensation for any whiplash injuries you have sustained after an accident that was not your fault; our experts in leads have dealt with thousands of whiplash cases and have a very impressive success rate with resolving these types of claim.
It is a common misconception that people only suffer whiplash as a result of a car accident. Whiplash is a very real injury that occurs from very sudden hyperextension and hyper flexion of the tendons and ligaments in the neck. This means that the tendons and ligaments in the neck are extended of flexed beyond their means. There are two types of whiplash: Acute whiplash is the injury that is apparent after an accident and will disappear within a couple of weeks. Chronic whiplash is where the symptoms of acute whiplash persist for a period of over 6 months.
Any sort of sudden movement including a simple slip in a supermarket could result in a whiplash injury. Sometimes it may take up to 12 hours after an accident for the symptoms of whiplash to appear. The most common symptoms of whiplash are stiffness and pain in the neck swelling of the neck tenderness in the back of the neck reduced movement in the neck loss of movement in the neck and sometimes headaches occur.
If you think you are entitled to claim compensation for whiplash after an accident speak to one of the experts ant Michael Lewin in Leeds we will be able to offer you expert advice about your situation.
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If you have had any of the symptoms above following an accident at work you may be suffering from whiplash. Some other symptoms of whiplash to look out for following an accident at work are: lower back pain dizziness tiredness blurred vision vertigo muscle spasms pain in the arms and pins and needles.
It is always worth going to see a doctor after an accident at work because even if you don?t feel injured at the time the injuries may appear over time. Every accident at work should be recorded in the accident book.
To make a claim for whiplash if you have suffered from it after an accident call Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds on 0844 499 9302.