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Whiplash

(pop culture)
The mercenary Whiplash, the Iron Man villain who has assumed two identities throughout his career, was introduced in a Stan Lee–scripted and Gene Colan–penciled story in Tales of Suspense #97 (1968). A part-time hitman for the Maggia crime syndicate, he creates a steel-fiber whip capable of penetrating virtually any substance, and in his Whiplash identity takes on Iron Man. Several years later, in Iron Man #62 (1973), the villain was established as Mark Scott, aka Mark Scarliotti, research head of Stark Industries Cincinnati. After serving time at Ryker's Island Prison and having his identity revealed to the authorities, the washed-up Whiplash reinvented himself as Blacklash. As a freelance mercenary for the Maggia, Blacklash often came head to head with criminals of organized crime, various miscreants, and his arch-rival Iron Man. Wearing a steel-mesh battlesuit, he displayed strong hand-to-hand combat and an adept control of his numerous whips, including one that converted into a nunchaku and could be extended into a pole for vaulting. Blacklash also battled Spider-Man (in teamups with Iron Man) in Marvel Team-Up vol. 1 #72 (1978) and #145 (1984), the Thing in Marvel Twoin- One #96 (1983), and a solo web-slinger in Amazing Spider-Man #319 (1989). Writer Kurt Busiek and artist Sean Chen brought the character back as Whiplash in Iron Man vol. 3 #8 (1998), with a new costume that some reviewers have likened to an S&M look. A version of Blacklash, renamed Backlash, appeared in the Iron Man animated television series (1994–1996).
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I do recognise that whiplash can be a serious and debilitating condition.
AA spokesman Ian Crowder said: "Britain has become the whiplash capital of Europe, so the insurance industry welcomes this.
According to Aviva the situation in the UK is significantly different to other European countries, with 80% of motor injury claims in the UK now including whiplash, compared to just 3% in France.
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It added that work is also ongoing on the next phase of reform to introduce accreditation for experts who provide whiplash reports, and to establish greater independence in the market, as in the past there have been questions over the impartiality of medical experts, claims firms and others involved in producing reports.
Could more be done to reduce the amount of inflated insurance claims, eg for whiplash injuries?
Previous whiplash experiments have focused primarily on neck muscle responses and head/neck kinematics as indicators of the presence of a startle response.
2% ABV and 55 IBUs, Whiplash is brewed with a variety of grains including a heavy dose of wheat and caramel malts; hopped with Bravo, Ahtanum, Centennial and Cascade; and dry hopped with Ahtanum, Centennial and Simcoe.
Whiplash is an injury that is very painful and uncomfortable for patients.
The committee feels that ministers should consider reducing the limitation period for road accident insurance claims and require whiplash claimants to produce more supporting evidence.
That gap is closing and premiums are falling again thanks to competition, as well as improved fraud detection by the insurance industry and tightening of the law that is beginning to curb the number of spurious new whiplash injury claims," AA Insurance director Simon Douglas said.
If no adequate treatment or advice was sought in the early stages of Whiplash, neck pain can even manifest itself many years later due to the degenerative changes of the spine that can occur from trauma and the inherent weakness to the supporting soft tissues of the spine, resulting in a chronic pain condition which still requires attention.