It is unfortunate fact of life that due to the increasing numbers of vehicles on the road, there are more and more accidents occurring on a daily basis. With this fact comes the undeniable fact that more and more injuries are sustained. One of the most common and prevalent injuries that occur on a regular basis are whiplash injuries, which involve an injury to the neck, usually caused by any impact from behind. As those who have suffered an injury such as this will testify, it can be painful and debilitating. Although the injury causes pain it also causes loss of movement to the extent whereby an individual may be unable to perform their normal work duties. This is where a claim for compensation can often be made by utilizing personal injury lawyers.