Whiplash is the term used to describe an injury that causes damage to the fragile ligaments and tendons in the neck. It is often sustained during car accidents, especially those that involve a rear shunt, and can cause lasting problems, with many people experiencing pain and discomfort for many months or years.
Here at S.T. O’Sullivan & Co Solicitors in Ennis, we represent clients who are making personal injury claims of all types, and we will be happy to discuss a whiplash case with you and help you to claim compensation. If you have been in an accident that was not your fault, and you have suffered whiplash as a result, you will be entitled to claim damages and costs to help compensate you for the pain and upheaval in your life.
Whiplash: A Case Study
Although whiplash is usually sustained following road traffic accidents, it may also be the result of other types of incident, including injuries resulting from air travel. Earlier this year, a British Airways passenger sued the airline after sustaining whiplash injuries when a bag belonging to another passenger fell onto his head. British Airways initially offered Mr. Herbert, who was travelling from London to Washington D.C., airmiles as compensation, but when this was rejected they finally made an offer of financial compensation.
How To Make A Whiplash Claim:
To claim compensation successfully after a whiplash injury, you will need:
- Medical support. You should see your doctor as soon as possible after sustaining an injury of this kind. Bear in mind that symptoms may not develop for a considerable period of time after such an accident.
- A good solicitor. An experienced personal injury solicitor can ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to after a whiplash injury. Talk to your solicitor* as soon as possible and find out how you can proceed with your claim.
Find Personal Injury Solicitors in Clare
Contact S.T. O’Sullivan & Co Solicitors to discuss your personal injury, and we will arrange a consultation without obligation. Simply call into our office in Ennis, Co.Clare, contact us online or call us today on +353 (065) 6820620. We guarantee to call you back to discuss your case within one business day.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or a proportion of any award or settlement.