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Can you get whiplash from a minor car accident?

 

If you or a loved one has experienced whiplash from an auto accident, contact Mike Agruss Law for a free consultation so we can help you recover from this experience and get fairly compensated.

Whiplash is an injury that may be considered a neck sprain or strain. It is caused by a sudden, hard back-and-forth motion of the neck and is often seen after automobile accidents due to a collision causing a person to jerk back-and-forth in their seat. This motion causes the bones, discs, ligaments, muscles, and nerves in and around the spine to get damaged.

Whiplash can appear in several different locations and the damage can occur to a number of surrounding structures. So, there can be very minor whiplash that heals on its own after a few days with at-home conservative treatment while other severe injuries may have symptoms lasting a lifetime. A minor car accident can definitely cause whiplash, but it would likely simply be a minor case.

This injury is caused by a sudden and hard back-and-forth motion of the neck. So, as long as that occurred in the minor collision in which you were involved, there is a possibility that you may have whiplash. In this case, you should still see a doctor since there can be a delayed onset of symptoms for whiplash as well as many other possible injuries. It’s best to get checked out immediately after to avoid damaging any other parts of your body that you may not know are already damaged.

If another person caused your injuries, you can file a claim against them for monetary damages. Medical care for whiplash is not cheap, and it certainly is not cheap when it involves potential complications that you may have had to deal with. With our help, we can help you recover the costs of your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages that resulted from another person’s actions.

Helping our clients is about counseling, advocating, and ultimately solving problems. With years of experience successfully representing the people, not the powerful, we will take care of the insurance adjusters, your medical bills, your property damage, and your lost wages, and monitor your treatment so you can focus on healing and getting your life back to normal. Our unique formula has earned us over 1,000 outstanding client reviews on our website, an A+ BBB rating, and over 135 five-star reviews on Google. Call 888-572-0176, e-mail us at [email protected] or schedule a meeting with us here. We’re here 24/7.

 

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