What are the symptoms of Whiplash? – The ultimate guide.

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What is whiplash?

No matter how minor or severe neck injuries are, they can’t be overlooked and have a huge impact on everyday life. Whiplash is defined as a neck injury caused by the forceful, rapid back and forth, side to side movement of the neck, and the most common cause of whiplash is road traffic accidents. If you have experienced symptoms of whiplash following a road traffic accident, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced personal injury solicitors. 

How do I know if I experienced it? 

The symptoms of whiplash are hard to be missed; in most cases, these symptoms get better within weeks, however, long-lasting complications can occur and cases can even be chronic. If you have experienced long or short term whiplash, we highly advise contacting one of our solicitors now. 

What are the symptoms? 

The most common symptoms of whiplash include: 

  • Neck pain
  • Neck stiffness 
  • Pain during neck movement 
  • Headaches 
  • Pain and tender shoulders and arms 
  • Tiredness and feeling dizzy 
  • Depression
  • Problems with memory and difficulty concentrating. 

What are the complications of whiplash? 

If you have experienced whiplash; you are likely to face a range of complications from your injury, which can have a detrimental impact on your everyday life. Depending on the severity of the injury, you are likely to face symptoms from your injuries for months and maybe even years, which can stop you from performing the everyday task, and harm your life.  

The most common complications include but are not limited to: 

  • Severe neck pain restricts you from performing everyday tasks. 
  • Limited range of motion due to the pain experienced. 
  • Pain that can spread to the rest of your body, such as your arms and shoulders. 

A range of factors can influence the severity of the symptoms experienced, including your age, whether you have experienced whiplash before, the severity of the accident and whether you are already experiencing neck or back pain. 

If you have experienced whiplash following an accident, whether it was a road traffic accident, an accident at work or public, due to no fault of your own, we highly advise you to contact one of our experienced solicitors at Belmont Solicitors. We will help you start a successful claim and get fair compensation for your damages. 

Contact Belmont Solicitors now. 

Contact our solicitors now. We provide our clients with a free initial consultation, during which you will be able to discuss and start your successful no-win-no-fee claim now. 

Contact us now by calling 0141 7298 848 or email us at info@belmontsolicitors.co.uk or pop into our office in the heart of Glasgow!

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