Back And Neck Injuries May Be Worse Than You First Think
If you were involved in an auto accident, an X-ray may reveal no visible damage, yet you might wake up the next morning in significant pain. In such cases, you may have a soft tissue injury. These injuries involve damage to the tendons, ligaments or muscles, and include back sprains, knee strains, contusions and more.
At Atwell Law, LLC, I understand that just because your vehicle may only have been dented in the car crash, it doesn’t mean that your body escaped unscathed. Your insurance company may claim you’re not hurt, but that doesn’t make it true. As your lawyer, I am here to advocate for you.
Understanding Your Injuries
As an attorney, I handle all types of back and neck injury issues, including:
- Whiplash/connective tissue injury — This is a common injury in rear-end accidents, and symptoms can range from shooting pain in the neck to headaches, swelling and stiffness. In some cases, a person may appear to have only whiplash or connective tissue damage, but he or she actually has a brain injury.
- Herniated or ruptured disks — When the flat disks between the spinal vertebrae are damaged or slip out of place, symptoms can vary widely, depending on where on the spine the injury occurred. A herniated disk in the lower back may cause numbness, weakness, fiery leg pain or other symptoms.
- Compression fractures — Broken bones in the neck or spine can result in anything from back and hip pain to bowel or bladder problems.
During a free consultation, I can advise you on whether it makes sense to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover financial compensation for your losses. You can count on me to advise you honestly and represent your interests in an aggressive yet intelligent manner.
Call Me Risk-Free
Contact my Easton, Maryland, office at 410-443-0403 or send me an email today to discuss your car accident concerns. I offer a no-cost, no-obligation consultation and only charge contingency fees in these cases.