Psychological affects after being involved in a road traffic accident
Ms B. was a front seat passenger in a road traffic accident when the defender's vehicle collided with the rear of the car she was sitting. She sustained a soft tissue injury to her neck and back. As a result of the accident Ms B. was off work for 10 weeks and in which time she also developed severe depressive episodes. A court action was raised in the Court of Session and she received an award of £15,000.