What should I do if I Suffer a Back or Neck Injury in Atlanta?
Every day, Americans suffer back or neck injuries in preventable accidents. Some of these injuries may cause mild discomfort and may simply require short-term medical treatment and a few days of rest to recover. However, other back and neck injuries may be very severe, requiring surgical procedures, months of rehabilitative therapy, or even causing permanent disability. Whether your back or neck injury is mild or severe, if you were hurt as a result of a preventable accident, you deserve to be reimbursed for your losses by the negligent party who caused the accident. An experienced Atlanta personal injury attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve.
Types of common back and neck injuries
Back and neck injuries are, simply, considered to be any damage to one of the many components of the back or neck. This may include injuries to the back muscles, ligaments, tendons, other soft tissue, nerves, vertebrae of the spine, or the discs in between the vertebrae. Back and neck injury victims may suffer pain, limited range of motion, or even the inability to walk or stand. Treatment may require rest, medication, extensive therapy, injections, or even surgery. Victims often are unable to work while recovering and therefore may lose income for a period of time.
Back and neck injuries are commonly suffered in a variety of accidents that are often caused by another person’s negligence. In such cases, the accident victim has the right to bring a legal claim against the responsible party to recover for any accident-related expenses or other losses. Common accidents that cause neck and back injuries include the following:
If you have been involved in any such type of accident because another person was negligent, that person should be held liable for your injuries and losses. Do not hesitate to contact an Atlanta personal injury lawyer to find out how you may recover for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and maybe more. Call the office of Boling Rice LLC today at (770) 744-0890 for help today.