Neck and Back Injury Lawyers in Orlando
Neck and back injuries are really common as a result of a slip and fall or during traffic accidents, especially when it comes to rear-end collisions. Unfortunately, they are also the injuries that can have the greatest impact on a person's life. Neck or back injuries, even minor, can cost you money, time with your family, and even your job.
If you were involved in a car accident and suspect you suffered a neck or back injury (they can take days to show up), seek medical attention and contact us to help you seek compensation for damages.
What are the symptoms of neck and back injuries?
After an accident, you will most likely feel pain. It's one of the ways your body tells you that something is wrong. But at other times, the signs may not be obvious or may take a while to appear. Keep an eye out for these signs in the days following the accident:
- Pain (in some cases, extreme) in your neck, back, shoulders, or head.
- Difficulty moving your limbs.
- Tingling or numbness in the body.
- Disorientation, difficulty concentrating, or loss of balance.
- Headaches during the days following the accident.
- Swelling or bruising in the area.
- Pain spreading to other areas of the body.
- Inexplicable stress, anxiety, or panic.
Remember that each accident and each person is different. Even if you do not have any of these symptoms, seek medical attention if you have experienced an accident. It is better to be safe than sorry! Besides, this will benefit both your health and your case.
Some injuries, such as whiplash, can cause serious complications if they do not receive prompt attention.
Common neck and back injuries
Some of the neck and back injuries most frequently seen by our personal injury attorneys include:
- Spinal cord injuries.
- Nerve damage.
- Lumbar or Cervical vertebrae injuries.
- Bulging or herniated discs.
- Neck sprains.
- Ruptured or Slipped discs.
I suffered neck and back injuries. Can I receive compensation?
If the negligence of a third party caused your injuries, you can file a personal injury claim and seek compensation for any damages. Compensation for neck and back injuries usually covers:
- Medical expenses, such as operations or rehabilitation.
- Lost wages and benefits.
- Compensation for physical or emotional pain.
- Reduced earning capacity.
- Other reductions to your quality of life.
- Emotional trauma and distress.
- Pain and suffering.
The most important thing you can do immediately after the accident is to seek medical treatment. This will prevent the insurer from claiming that you deliberately worsened your situation, which they will do to reduce your compensation as much as possible.
How can a back injury attorney help?
Personal Injury cases can be complicated if you don't know what you are doing, as you must deal with your injuries, legal issues related to the accident, insurance companies, authorities, etc. The support of a group of experienced personal injury lawyers can make a big difference in how well the case goes and the amount of your compensation.
Never accept a settlement without the advice of an attorney! This is one of the worst mistakes you could make, as the amount the insurers will initially offer you will most likely not reflect your condition. Experience can make a big difference in the outcome of your case. Call us today! Jason Recksiedler is certified as expert in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar and has helped many clients in the past. We are available twenty-four hours a day at 321-999-1111. You may also send us an email or fill out the online form located on this page and we will contact you shortly.