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Car Accident Neck Injuries

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Neck injuries can be among the most serious that a person can suffer in a car accident. You may not realize how much you use your neck in just about every motion and activity, until your motion is impaired or limited by pain. If you have suffered a neck injury in a car accident, you may be able to bring a personal injury claim against the negligent party in order to recover financially and get the treatment that you need.

Common Neck Injuries and Symptoms Caused by Car Accidents

  • Herniated disk
  • Whiplash
  • Stiffness
  • Soreness
  • Numbness, tingling of extremities
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Mood changes
  • Irritability
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Muscle Strain
  • Contusion
  • Laceration
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Pinched nerve
  • Bulging disk
  • Neck fracture
  • Facet joint injury
  • Sprain
  • Muscle tightness
  • Pain

This list is not intended to be comprehensive, but to provide you with an idea of the kind of injuries that we commonly receive settlements for. If you have suffered an injury not included on this list, feel free to reach out to schedule a consultation to receive feedback on your individual case.

Do I Need a Lawyer to Sue for a Neck Injury?

You are not legally required to have an attorney in order to file a personal injury lawsuit. However, your likelihood of success will be greatly increased by doing so. It can be complicated to file a lawsuit and litigate a case, and considering that most personal injury attorneys do not charge you to do the work and only take a portion of your settlement or award if you win your case, there is really no harm in outsourcing the most difficult part of the process so that you can focus on your recovery and getting your life back on track. If you are considering bringing a personal injury claim or are wondering whether you have a strong claim, you can schedule a consultation with a personal injury attorney in order to receive feedback.

Neck Injury Damages

The most relevant factors to consider when assessing your claim for its value is whether you are expected to recover from your injury and how serious it is, as well as the amount of costs you have incurred as a result of your injury. A personal injury lawsuit is intended to fix any financial damage done as the result of the accident, so it provides compensation for past and future medical expenses and lost wages, as well as compensation for pain and suffering. Some neck injuries will require surgery or extensive physical therapy, so it’s important to consider future costs in the calculation of damages. Because there are a number of factors that can go into determining damages, the best way to get an accurate estimate of the value of your potential claim is to talk to a personal injury attorney who can learn about your claim and provide an estimate based on the facts.

Contact Leifer Law Firm in Boca Raton

If you have suffered a neck injury, the experienced Boca Raton auto accident attorneys at Leifer Law Firm will work to get you the best possible settlement in your case. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn what options are available to you.

Source:

mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whiplash/symptoms-causes/syc-20378921

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