Definition of 'whiplash'
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This raises questions about whether the industry will pass on savings from planned action against whiplash claims. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There also will be a crackdown on whiplash claims to reduce insurance premiums by 40 on average a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pair claimed for whiplash injuries from an insurance company and went to Cardiff county court to fight for compensation. The Sun (2016)The other motorist suffered whiplash and minor injuries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are the sort of forces you could get with a whiplash injury. The Sun (2012)It now plans to ban cash payouts for minor whiplash claims. The Sun (2015)Meanwhile thousands of cheats are pocketing fortunes by pretending they suffered whiplash in faked crashes. The Sun (2012)Her face swelled and she suffered whiplash. The Sun (2010)He suffered whiplash and has been absent for three weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Options include tightening the burden of proof and introducing a speed threshold below which whiplash cannot be claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Government plans to reform whiplash injury insurance claims will be put to the test over the coming months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And a likely crackdown on whiplash injury claims is part of a concerted drive to bring down premiums. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last night, motoring groups welcomed the proposed crackdown on whiplash fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps they would like to volunteer to sit in a car and be driven into from behind to test whether whiplash injury exists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The player's most recent injury has been a minor whiplash injury affecting his neck and shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This avoids serious injuries, but allows the occupants of the first car to claim for whiplash. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ministry said that despite these successes, whiplash claims remained a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She only suffered whiplash but it really shook her up and she didn't feel safe. The Sun (2010)There are so many twists and turns in this medieval saga, you practically get whiplash watching it. The Sun (2013)Yes, you get whiplash and you are sore but you have an army of people looking after you. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is no strict medical criteria to define whiplash and the injury is said by insurers to be routinely exploited by car crash victims for profit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our'have a go' compensation culture makes whiplash the fraud of choice for too many. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of the 265, almost half goes on minor whiplash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)BRITAIN is the whiplash capital of the world as more and more crooks here make bogus claims, new figures show. The Sun (2015)Britain is Europe's whiplash capital. The Sun (2012)Are these the same as dynamic head restraints and how do I find which cars currently on sale provide the best defence against whiplash injury? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'whiplash'
British English: whiplash NOUN
Whiplash is a neck injury caused by the head suddenly moving forwards and then back again, for example in a car accident.
His wife suffered whiplash and shock.
Definition of whiplash from the Collins English Dictionary
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