whiplash


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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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A combination of rest, ice packs and painkillers is usually recommended for the first 72 hours after a whiplash injury.
The whiplash epidemic has dogged the British motor insurance industry for a decade and continues to do so.
Alice Bailey, campaigns officer at the charity, said: "As a whiplash victim myself I understand all too well the lasting damage this kind of injury can do.
Whiplash payouts cost PS2billion a year and add PS90 to average policy costs.
Aviva has warned that injury claims are expected to top 840,000 this year, a rise of 9% over the last twelve months, with many whiplash claims being fraudulent or exaggerated.
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Other new rules in the pipeline include stopping experts who produce medical reports from also offering treatment to the injured claimant, to ensure there is no incentive for them to encourage unnecessary treatment, and discouraging insurers from settling whiplash claims without a medical report confirming the claimant's injury.
Optimal positioning of headrests, especially in older cars, helps to reduce the effect of whiplash.
Whiplash injuries are the most common injury caused by motor vehicle collisions, and rear-end collisions pose the greatest risk of whiplash injury.
This month the SweetWater Brewery of Atlanta, GA, unveiled their latest addition to the seasonal "Catch & Release" lineup - Whiplash White IPA.
com)-- Health Solutions has just announced that they are now offering whiplash treatment for their Toronto-based clientele.
AS a clear indicator that the compensation culture which has afflicted the UK for some time is coming to an end the Government's Transport Select Committee is urging tighter rules on whiplash claims.
Insurers previously faced "a fast-widening gap between premium income and claims costs - largely driven by whiplash injury claims and fraud, which saw very sharp premium increases between 2009 and 2011.
In this article, we will look at 'Whiplash Associated Disorder' (WAD), a term coined by the Quebec Task Force to further describe and grade whiplash injuries from 1 to 5 pertaining to car accidents and the resultant signs and symptoms.
MPs are launching a new investigation into how the number of whiplash claims can be cut to make people's car insurance cheaper.