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Neck injuries following an accident can be traumatically life-changing, even if they seem minor at first. Over time, an injury to the neck can evolve and end up requiring surgery, physical therapy, or rehabilitation. In addition to the pain and suffering you feel, treatment may lead to an unexpected stack of medical bills and time away from work. If your accident was caused by the carelessness or negligence of another, you have the right to pursue compensation.
Speak to our Atlanta neck injury lawyer Christopher Simon. No matter the type of injury accident, whether it was a car crash, slip and fall, workplace accident, or any other, we have the necessary experience needed to successfully resolve your case. Call (404) 259-7635 and schedule a free consultation today.
Also known as cervical spine injuries, neck injuries vary in severity and type:
Most often referred to as whiplash and can include muscle strain, ligament sprain, and disc injury. These are the most common type of neck injuries and car accidents are the most common cause of them. Neck muscle strains can vary in severity and are graded on a scale of I to IV, with IV being the most serious.
When the spinal structure comes into contact with the spinal nerve root or the spinal cord itself, nerve damage can occur. Nerve injuries are commonly seen in severe soft tissue injuries. Spinal cord injuries can cause a loss of sensation and movement. They may also be life-altering and in addition to physical pain, impact a victim socially, mentally, and emotionally. An Atlanta spinal chord injury attorney can help you understand your rights and help you with a case.
The center of the rubbery disc between spinal bones slips out beyond the tough outer exterior. Treatment can include medication, physical therapy, and possibly surgery.
When a cervical bone breaks. Treatment often depends on the extent of the damage, your age, and any other medical conditions.
When one or more neck bones shift and create spinal instability.
Serious spine injuries requiring long-term treatment or even surgery often result in extensive damages and a high liability situation for the responsible party. Any financial losses you sustain may be the legal responsibility of the liable party to repay.
Insurance companies often believe that neck injuries, in particular, whiplash, are nothing more than a ploy to get a personal injury settlement. However, in reality, these types of injuries can be extremely severe and painful. In order to combat the extraordinary lengths that an insurer will go to in order prove that you are not as injured as you claim, being advocated for by an Atlanta neck injury lawyer will make certain you are protected. An attorney will have the ability to calculate your claim’s worth and will not let you settle for a deceptively low amount.
We have a team of talented neck injury lawyers ready to assist you in holding the negligent party accountable for your injury. We will ensure you are properly compensated for your suffering. Receive a free case evaluation today by calling (404) 259-7635 or contacting us online.