Neck Injuries from a Road Traffic Accident

Regardless of how they happen, injuries can be sustained through any type of road traffic accident and in general, due to the nature of the accident and the impact which results, neck injuries are one of the most common types that can occur. In most road traffic accident claims, whiplash is one of the most commonly claimed for injuries and this is due to the nature of vehicle impact – in general you are thrown forward and then back in a sudden jolting movement, which can have a direct impact on your neck.

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Neck injuries are often serious and can leave you with permanent disabilities and movement problems in other areas, as a result you may consider making a compensation claim to cover any medical costs or psychological trauma that you are subjected to. 

Where could I sustain a neck injury?

There are many different road traffic accidents which could lead to neck injuries and some common examples of where you could make a claim include:

  • Accidents at a roundabout
  • Accidents which involve more than one vehicle
  • Accidents which occur at a high speed
  • Accidents which result from poor road maintenance
  • Accidents caused by the negligence of another driver.

What type of neck injuries could I sustain?

There are a number of different neck injuries that you could sustain as the result of a road traffic accident and these include:

  • Whiplash
  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken neck
  • Slipped disc
  • Wry neck.

Who could I claim against?

If you are looking to make a claim for any neck injuries that you sustain from a road traffic accident then in general you can claim against anyone whose negligence has led to your injuries. This could include the driver of another vehicle if you feel that their negligence has led to your injuries or alternately the council if your accident was caused by poor maintenance of the roads or hazardous driving conditions.

What should I do now?

Neck injuries can have a serious impact on your life and as a result you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation to cover any costs that you incur through your injuries. This could include any medical or rehabilitation costs that you have incurred in addition to any pain and suffering that you have been through as a result of your injuries.

To find out more about how the Manners Pimblett team can help you, contact the team today on 0845 077 0772.

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