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Whiplash Injury Tips

Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Receiving Whiplash Compensation

To receive whiplash compensation, you must file a whiplash claim. If you were injured in an accident, always go to a medical provider from the accident scene. Ask for an ambulance to a local emergency room. After you have been checked out, be sure to get a copy of the medical records. You should also get a copy of the…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Whiplash Claim

You can file a whiplash claim at any time after an accident, as long as it is filed prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations. You should see a medical professional—whether you go to the hospital via an ambulance from the accident scene or drive yourself to the hospital immediately after an accident, even if you think you…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Whiplash Accident

If you or a loved one was involved in a whiplash accident, contact a whiplash attorney immediately after you are checked out at a medical facility. Because of the adrenaline coursing through your body at the time of the accident, you may not feel the effects of a whiplash injury until hours after the accident. Visiting a medical facility ensures…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Receiving a Whiplash Settlement

If you suffered whiplash during an accident, you may be entitled to a whiplash settlement. Careful documentation must be presented to the defendant in the matter. Documentation starts with the police report at the accident. Another important piece of documentation is the initial medical report. Depending on your injuries, you may be taken to the hospital after an accident –…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Consulting a Whiplash Attorney

Whiplash occurs when there is a hyperextension injury to the neck. It is common in vehicle accidents. If you were involved in a vehicle accident, you should seek medical care, even if you feel you are not hurt. You may not feel the effects of whiplash for up to a few hours later. As soon as you get checked out…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Whiplash Settlement

If you have whiplash pain, you should contact an experienced whiplash attorney as soon as possible. Whiplash can cause underlying pain that lingers longer than the actual whiplash pain at the neck area. Whiplash injuries may also bring on psychological issues such as depression, which can extend suffering well beyond the pain. An experienced whiplash attorney can help you get…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Whiplash Pain

Whiplash is the sudden extension of the neck. This is common in accidents where the head continues to move forward after the body is forced to a stop. The pain is caused by overextending the neck and straining or spraining the muscles. These muscles also run down into your shoulders and back. A whiplash injury not only cause pain at…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

About Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is an injury to the neck, but it also affects other parts of the body and neurological system. Whiplash is generally seen in car accident victims. It is caused by sudden extension and/or flexion of the neck. In addition to neck pain from a strain or sprain, whiplash may also cause injury to the back (intervertebral joints, ligaments, muscles,…
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Whiplash Injury Tips
April 8, 2012

Whiplash Compensation

Whiplash presents a myriad of complicated symptoms. Some of these symptoms, including the whiplash itself, may not present themselves for several days. If you have been in an accident and suspect you may have whiplash, request to be taken to a medical facility. Documentation in accident cases is very important to a whiplash compensation claim. Whiplash occurs when a sudden…
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