whiplash


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Synonyms for whiplash

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

a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

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Compared to various systems in the automotive whiplash protection system, the reactive head restraints-RHR system is likely to be the highly preferred system.
Insurance Ireland revealed 80% of motor injury claims are for whiplash and drivers were less likely to support new laws that would reduce payouts for other injuries.
Whiplash's ecommerce integration capabilities and OMS software enables seamless and personalised consumer experiences.
Whiplash can happen to just about anyone who gets into a car.
This type of behavior is called "ex post moral hazard." The importance of moral hazard in health insurance markets and its implications for the optimal design of insurance policies in general is well recognized (Dionne, 2013a), as is that moral hazard can play a role for whiplash claims (Ebrahim et al., 2013).
Publishing the bill, Justice Secretary David Gauke said: "The number of whiplash claims has been too high for too long, and is symptomatic of a wider compensation culture.
Aviva is currently investigating more than 3,000 suspect whiplash claims linked to organised fraud.
It typically takes about eight to 12 weeks to recover, but about 25 percent of people who suffer a whiplash injury report discomfort for up to one year afterwards.
The consultation sets out plans to scrap the right to compensation or put a cap on the amount people can claim for minor whiplash injuries.
Whiplash Injury: Perspectives on the Development of Chronic Pain
DRIVERS are in line for a PS50 insurance payday after ministers struck a deal to stop fake whiplash claims.
But now he's an Oscar nominee for his searing portrait of an abusive music teacher in Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash."
MANILA -- With fractured drum sticks and bloodstricken fingers, writerdirector Damien Chazelle's highly acclaimed drama and festival favorite, "Whiplash" has raised the bar in all the major 2014 international film festivals.