Neck Injury Compensation Claims
Suffered neck injuries in an accident that was not your fault? If you have, you may be eligible to make a neck injury compensation claim. The neck is a delicate balance of muscles, nerves, ligaments and vertebrae and is a delicate part of the human body. Many different types of accidents can result in neck injuries. Some common causes include road accidents, accidents at work and slip, trips and falls. Damage to the neck can lead to many complications including numbness, loss of feeling and paralysis. If you have sustained a neck injury due to somebody else’s negligence, you may have a valid claim for injury compensation.
Neck injuries caused by road accidents
Road accidents are a common cause of neck injuries in the UK, with thousands of road traffic accidents taking place every year. There are many people who suffer neck injuries due to the negligence of other road users and for this reason, it is important for you to make neck injury claims and seek compensation for the pain and losses that you have suffered.
There are different types of neck injuries that a person may suffer as a result of an accident. Some of the common types that can give rise to a potential neck injury claim include:
- whiplash injuries that may be healed within a year
- whiplash injuries that may take two or more years to heal
- moderate neck injuries
- dislocations or fractures
- ruptured tendons that can cause permanent disability
How much compensation can I claim?
If you have suffered a neck injury through no fault of your own, it is important for you to seek the services of a personal injury solicitor who has experience handling your type of claims. Your neck injury compensation claims solicitor will not only be able to assess your claim, but he will also be able to give you an estimate of the compensation amounts that you may be entitled to.
There is no exact answer to how much compensation you may receive following a successful claim as the amount of compensation awarded depends on several factors. This includes the severity of your injury, how long it takes to heal and if there are any long-term or permanent problems. Compensation will also be based on the impact the injury has on your ability to work and the effect the injury has on your day-to-day life.
For example, if you have suffered a minor whiplash injury that may take few months to recover, you may be able to obtain compensation in the range £1000-£6000. For moderate whiplash injuries that may take up to two years for recovery, you may receive compensation around £6000-£15000. However, if you have suffered severe whiplash injuries, you may receive compensation in the range £15000-£90000.
The most devastating cases may leave victims severely disabled, and this type of neck compensation claim may have a value of up to £120000.
Making a claim for a neck injury
To find out if you have a valid claim for compensation, we can provide you with a free claim assessment. We will put you in contact with a solicitor that has experience with the type of accident that caused your neck injury, whether that is a road accident, and accident at work or a slip in a supermarket.
During your free assessment, you will be asked a few questions about the accident and the injuries you have sustained. The solicitor will use this information to assess if you are eligible to make a personal injury claim and the likely outcome. They will also be able to explain the process of making a claim and explain how our no win no fee service works.
To get started, simply enter your details into the contact form at the top of this page.