whiplash injury

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Synonyms for whiplash injury

an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)


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That gap is closing and premiums are falling again thanks to competition, as well as improved fraud detection by the insurance industry and tightening of the law that is beginning to curb the number of spurious new whiplash injury claims," AA Insurance director Simon Douglas said.
Whiplash injury is not a feature of injury claims outside Britain.
Three in five doctors spent less than ten minutes assessing a whiplash injury and only 5% agree strongly with the statement that they have enough time to deal with these patients effectively.
Whiplash injury claims cost insurers more than pounds 2 billion last year, adding around pounds 90 to the cost of a typical car insurance policy, the AA said.
In a report, the Transport Committee warns that the spiralling cost of motor insurance is primarily the result of "market dysfunction" and, in particular, the escalation of uncontested claims for whiplash injury.
Coverage encompasses traditional and alternative therapies, with special emphasis on soft tissue structures involved in whiplash injury.
Between 10 and 42 percent of patients who sustain a whiplash injury develop chronic pain, and approximately 10 percent endure constant severe pain.
The 19-year-old Ireland U20 star had to be carried off after suffering a whiplash injury in the 19-15 reverse.
The 32-year old former Great Britain winger scored four tries in seven appearances for Crusaders after joining the club at the start of this season, but missed a number of matches due to a whiplash injury.
Raynor is set to return after being out since mid-March with a whiplash injury and said: "Craven Park is quite a fiery place, they are a big and passionate crowd.
Former Hull FC star Gareth Raynor will be pushing for a starting place after recovering from a whiplash injury.
The most common way of "trying it on" is to claim a whiplash injury from a car accident, the survey by LV= car insurance found.
The Murano was also one of only two mid-sized SUVs to earn a top rating for protection against whiplash injury in rear-end crashes.
SAN DIEGO -- High-resolution MRI is a useful tool for assessing ligaments and membranes in the upper cervical spine and classifying structural abnormalities in grades of severity, results from a controlled study of 92 whiplash injury patients have shown.
LEADING insurer Admiral is taking a tough stand against bogus whiplash injury claims.