09 Feb Whiplash Injury After A Car Accident: What Is It & How Much It Worth
You are sitting at a red light on your way home from a long day at work. Suddenly, you feel a violent impact from behind. You have just been rear ended by a negligent driver. During the accident, your head abruptly moves forward and then backward with a violent flexion of the neck. It is likely that you just suffered a “whiplash” injury. A whiplash injury may also be referred to as a “cervical muscle strain” or “neck strain” by physicians. Regardless of what it is called, you just suffered what can be considered a severe neck injury and you deserve to be properly compensated.
What If I Suffered Whiplash During A Car Accident?
The first thing that you should do if you believe you have suffered from whiplash after a car accident is to seek medical attention immediately. Many of these whiplash and neck strain injuries do not show symptoms until days after the accident. However, you should get checked out to make sure that you do not cause further injury.
What Are Whiplash Symptoms?
Whiplash symptoms can present in a variety of ways including but not limited to:
– Neck Pain
– Headaches & Migraines
– Memory Loss
– Loss of Vision
– Numbness or Tingling
– Jaw Pain
Therefore, as stated above, it is vital to make sure that you seek out treatment from a properly trained and experienced physician in order to get the medical treatment that you need.
How Much Is A Whiplash Injury From A Car Accident Worth?
A whiplash injury claim due to a car accident can range in compensation. It depends on a variety of factors including but not limited to, the severity of the injury, other injuries in addition to the whiplash, amount of medical bills, and amount of property damage. Other factors are likely to be considered as well. All in all, in is best to reach out to a qualified and experienced car accident attorney that can help you get the maximum compensation for your whiplash injury. Insurance companies like to devalue your claim and give you the least amount of monies possible. Do not let that happen to you.
Experienced Florida Car Accident Attorney
I understand that the process after getting into a car accident in Florida can be difficult and stressful. You probably have a lot of questions and very few answers. Allow me to be there for you every step of the way. I offer a FREE no-obligation consultation and will review your accident claim with you personally at one of the office locations in Tampa, Zephyrhills, Saint Petersburg, Brandon or Clearwater. Cannot make it to me? I will come to wherever is convenient to you at NO charge. You deserve to be compensated and I want to get justice for you!
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