How much is my neck injury claim worth?
Neck and spine injuries can have life-changing effects. That's why compensation claims for the most serious injuries can be worth several thousands of pounds, and even simple whiplash injuries can pay a few thousand pounds. Find out more by using our 30-second claims calculator or call one of our friendly advisors on 0800 175 7900.
Will I have to pay to claim?
Claims Direct handles around 98% of cases as No Win No Fee claims, so you don't have to pay any money up front. We get a fee only if we win compensation for you. This is a risk-free way of doing things that gives you the confidence to start a claim even if you can't afford to pay for a lawyer out of your own money.
Will I have to have a medical for my neck injury claim?
Neck injuries are all serious. Some simple whiplash injuries will settle down in a few months, while serious spine injuries can change your life forever. That's why it's important to get a neck expert to examine your injuries. They will then provide us with the evidence we need to claim all of the money you will need to help you recover from your injuries.
Will I have to go to court for my neck or spine injury claim?
Where another person or company is clearly at fault, most claims are settled without anyone having to go to court. So it would be quite unusual for your neck or spine injury claim to end up there. Apart from going to see a doctor at our expense, you don't even have to come to your lawyer's office if you don't want to. Most claims like this can be handled by post and over the phone.
What sort of neck and spine injuries could I claim for?
Neck and spine injuries are two different things, though they can both be very serious. Spinal injuries have a range of effects including:
- Phantom pain
- Muscle spasms
- Loss of bodily functions
So it goes without saying that spinal injuries can be life-changing, and that compensation may even have to include payments to help adapt your home. Some of the neck injuries we could help you seek compensation for include:
- Whiplash: damage to the tendons and ligaments of the neck, often as a result of a car crash or heavy fall
- Neck strain: soft tissue damage to the muscles in the neck, often caused by heavy lifting in the workplace
- Broken neck: dislocation of bones in the neck, which can damage the spinal cord and even lead to being paralysed
Your neck and spine are very complex things so if you have hurt them and it was someone else's fault, you owe it to yourself and your family to seek the compensation you will need.
What sort of things can I claim for?
Neck and spine injuries aren't just painful, they can stop you from going to work and doing lots of other things you take for granted. If you have received a neck or spine injury that wasn't your fault, you may be able to claim compensation for any or all of these things:
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Taxis and other transport
- Chiropractic treatment
- Medical expenses
It's also worth bearing in mind that your neck and spine injury could cost your family money too, if they've had to take time off work to help you. That's why it's important to make sure you claim all of the compensation you're entitled to. Start today by calling one of our friendly advisors.
Who's to blame for my neck or spine injury?
The most common causes of neck and spine injuries are car crashes. While many people joke about whiplash, having another car run into you is a very serious thing. Having said that, your neck and spine are both very delicate, and don't like any sort of impact or stress. So someone else may have been at fault for your injury in all of these cases:
- Where you hurt yourself lifting heavy objects at work (usually back injuries)
- Where another road user has driven into your car
- Where a medical operation has left you with neck or spine damage
- Where you have slipped, tripped or fallen due to someone else's carelessness
In all of these cases, you may be entitled to start a No Win No Fee compensation claim. Talk to one of our friendly advisors to find out how on 0800 175 7900.
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