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My injuries got worse after six months. Now what?

How to get your injuries reassessed.

The six-month cut off.

If your injuries are assessed as minor, your personal injury benefits will stop after six months, or even earlier if you’ve been assessed as being fit to return to work before that. This is because the CTP scheme is designed to get you off benefits and back to work as soon as possible. But there are a number of situations where injuries can actually worsen after six months, making it difficult or even impossible to return to work.

Take for example a whiplash injury. Whiplash is deemed to be a minor injury, and in many cases people who’ve suffered whiplash recover and are able to return to work within a few weeks or months. But there are exceptions, and for some people the pain can worsen over time and become debilitating. This can cause a range of issues including reduced mobility, reliance on pain killers and even psychological issues.

What do I do next?

“Many injuries, especially psychological injuries, can take more than six months to stabilise.

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