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


Whiplash is a neck injury that occurs when a sudden jerk of motion to the head causes the tendons and ligaments in the neck to overstretch.

Wrist injury

Wrist injuries are frequent with slip, trip and fall accidents as people will often use their hands to break their fall to prevent further to the main body.