3 Most Common Injuries from Road Traffic Accidents

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Here at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland, we understand that going through an injury after a Road Traffic Accident is an extremely traumatising and stressful experience. We believe that if you have experienced a personal injury from a road traffic accident, you deserve the highest possible compensation, experiencing professional service, enabling you to get back to your daily life.

If you were involved in a road traffic accident there is a range of injuries that you may experience as a car driver, lorry driver, cyclist, motorcyclist, or pedestrian, however, the most common ones will be noted in this article.


What is Whiplash?

Whiplash is a neck sprain or strain when the tissue in your neck is stretched or damaged. It is usually caused by forceful sudden movement, which can commonly occur during a Road Traffic Accident. People who suffer from whiplash don’t usually feel the effects straight away after a Road Traffic Accident, these effects are usually felt 12-16 days after the accident. Whiplash can have a severe effect on your daily life, and if you have suffered from whiplash because of a road traffic accident, we highly advise you to contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland.

Back injuries

Back injuries can be very serious. If you have experienced a back injury from a traffic accident you may experience more or less severe injuries, either way, you may be entitled to compensation.

Most commonly, back injuries related to:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractured vertebrae
  • Herniated discs

Back injuries most commonly cause injuries to the spine, which can be very severe, the spine carries information from the brain to the rest of the body. If any part of the spine is damaged, it can lead to loss of feeling and even paralysis.

If you have experienced a back injury from a road traffic accident, we highly advise you to contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland, to get the highest possible compensation for your case.

Broken Bones

Fractures of any bones in the body can be extremely serious. It can stop you from performing your daily tasks and going to work. Sometimes, fractures can even stop you from attending work for months, stopping you from making a decent income to live from.

Therefore, at Solicitors On Your Side Scotland, we believe it is extremely important to help you get the highest possible compensation for any financial anxieties you may face after a fracture of the bone.

You may also need the correct compensation to pay for any treatment post-injury, such as physiotherapy.

Contact one of our experienced solicitors for a free initial consultation and start your claim to get the compensation that you deserve.

Time Limit for Making a Claim after a Road Traffic Accident

We advise that the time limit for making a claim is 3 years in Scotland. You must claim within 3 years of the accident occurring. We advise that the earlier you make your claim, the better, as all the information is still fresh in your mind.

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