Neck or spinal

Your neck and spine take an awful lot of pressure and strain on a daily basis. From lifting and moving to just sitting down at work, our posture, stance, and the weight we bear can certainly take its toll. But being involved in an accident can mean serious damage to your neck or spine. Sadly, neck and spinal injuries are not uncommon and when you've been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to claim for compensation for the serious injuries you have sustained.

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Common types and causes

The most common cases of neck and spinal injury are:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Whiplash is the more minor of the neck and spinal injuries but serious injuries can have lasting affects. Your head is a heavy party of your body and if you’re thrown forward in a road traffic accident your spine and neck will take the force of such impact
  • Accidents at work
  • Lifting heavy items or working at height can mean there’s a higher risk of having an accident
  • Falling from a height

If you’ve fallen from a height, be it at work or in a public place, then your neck and spine will have taken the impact. This could have a lasting affect on your body and may even mean you’re unable to walk again.

Implications

Your spine and neck is an extremely complicated matrix made up of 24 tiny bones. They’re encased in muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. When these are damaged it can be excruciatingly painful and can have long-term affects.

Depending on the cause of your accident, you may be experiencing a wide variety of issues as a result. These can range from intense whiplash to a broken spine, fractures or even paralysis.

A serious injury that affects your neck or your spine could mean that your daily life and your future has been significantly altered. From being able to drive, the ability to dress yourself. or even go to work, your accident will have impacted your life and that of your family.

What could your claim be worth?
A number of factors affect the amount of compensation you may be entitled to following a neck or spinal injury. These type of injuries are often interlinked so it’s best to contact First4SeriousInjury to determine exactly how much you are entitled to claim for.

Why you should claim

Our team of highly-qualified solicitors are here to help you rebuild your life and ensure you concentrate on your rehabilitation. Whether you need additional support at home, adjustments to your house, or to recover loss of financial earnings, we’re here to support and help you. You can make a claim to recover the compensation you need and deserve by speaking to us today.

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