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In this compensation for whiplash injury case example, following the road accident the claimant was taken to hospital. He complained of neck pain to his neck and right shoulder. The Claimant had a pre-existing problem with his neck and thus the road crash made this existing problem worse. Increasing the pain and frequency of the pain.
He has sleepless nights due to the pain for 3 weeks and suffered from psychological symptoms, re-living the road crash in his mind which diminished within 3 months. He was absent from work for 15 days and returned on light duties for 4 weeks.
Upon settlement following a doctor’s report on his whiplash injury claim, the expert was of the opinion that he whiplash injury and neck pain would resolve to his pre-road traffic accident position within 18 months and awarded compensation in the sum of £3,000.