You will find below a list of definitions for personal injury legal terms and abbreviations found on this website beginning with ‘N’.

Neck injury

The most claimed for neck injury is whiplash. A whiplash injury can happen when the head is forced by a sudden jerk of motion that that overstretches and damages the tendons and ligaments in the neck.


Harm that is caused by the carelessness of a professional in the medical industry. This is often referred to as medical negligence or clinical negligence.


NHS stands for National Health Service. The National Health Service is the publicly funded healthcare system for England.

No win no fee

A policy where you only pay for the solicitor's legal costs if you win your case. Most of the claims we assist with are under the no win no fee policy.

Noise induced hearing loss

The loss of hearing due to being constantly exposed to loud and excessive noise. This type of hearing loss commonly occurs at loud workplaces such as in construction, airport groundwork and mining.

Nose job

Nose job surgery is medically known as rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty is an operation to resize or reshape the nose. It is often done for cosmetic reasons to help boost self-confidence.