How to claim for back injuries from road traffic accidents

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Here at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland, you can claim for back injuries from road traffic accidents in 3 easy steps. Follow these 3 easy steps and our experienced personal injury solicitors will do the rest. In this article, you will be able to find out more about back injuries, the causes, and how to start a solid and successful claim.

Can I claim a back injury?

Back injuries come in a range of different ways and can vary depending on the severity. They can be minor or severe, either way, you can claim compensation for your damages. Contact us now to start a successful claim, in the most stress-free and easy way.

Types of back injuries

After being involved in a road traffic accident, no matter what type, you may experience injuries. There are many types of back injuries, however, the most common one’s that road traffic accident victims experience is:

  • Thoracic Spine Injuries – This is a remarkably severe injury, which is in the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine connects the ribs and the chest region. Sprains and fractures in this part of the body are mostly caused due to high-velocity car accidents.
  • Lumbar Spine Injuries – The lumbar spine is constructed of the 5 largest and strongest of the muscles, to provide stability of the spine. If damaged it can lead to discomfort as well as more severe and complicated implications to the victim’s health.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries – The spine is one of the most important parts of the body, and when damaged it can lead to grave complications to the victim’s health and even partial or full paralysis.

If you would like to find out more about these injuries, read more on our page. If you would like to start a successful claim for your injuries, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland.

Symptoms of back injuries

There is a range of symptoms that you can experience from back injuries, some of the issues can resolve on their own, however, if left untreated, can lead to chronic pain. The most common ones include:

  • Weakness
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty standing
  • Muscle spasms
  • Stiffness
  • Pain
  • Numbness

Recovery from injuries after a road traffic accident

If you have experienced a back injury after a road traffic accident, it may take a while for you to recover from your injuries. You may require rehabilitation, and further treatment after experiencing injury, to go back to daily life in the best possible way. You may experience short term complications or long terms like paralysis, which will require you to change your routine drastically.

How we can help

Starting a claim for your injuries after an accident isn’t easy, this is why our solicitors are here to help you and make sure that your claim process runs as smoothly as possible. We will ensure to gather all the necessary evidence to support your claim and make sure that you come out with the best possible outcome in the most stress-free and easy way. Contact one of our solicitors now, for a free initial consultation and come out with the highest possible compensation.

Start your claim now

You can start a successful claim with one of our experienced solicitors in 3 easy steps:

  1. As soon as the accident has occurred, make sure that everyone is safe and call any emergency services if it is necessary.
  2. Gather much evidence as you can from the scene of the accident, this includes photos and videos, witness reports, dashcam and CCTV footage.
  3. Call us now on 0141 648 4428 and start a successful claim now.

Contact our solicitors now!

We know the process thoroughly and can offer free consultations to see how much compensation you may get for your case.

Contact us now. Solicitors On Your Side Scotland can offer you free advice and consultations. Our solicitors can help you on a no win-no fee basis. That means there will be no hidden fees.

Contact us today by phoning 0141 648 4428, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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Our experienced solicitors in Scotland assist people who have been injured in non-fault road traffic accidents, including, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, cycling accidents and pedestrian accidents.

We have helped many clients in Scotland to access the legal support they deserve. If you have been injured in an accident in Scotland that wasn’t your fault, we can recover the maximum amount of personal injury compensation you are entitled to.