Our Car Accident Lawyers Can Help If You’ve Suffered Whiplash
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Car accident injuries cover a wide range, and one of the most common and misunderstood car accident injuries is whiplash. If you have a whiplash injury, you know how disruptive and painful they can be after a car accident. That’s why it’s important that you get the help and support you deserve for your whiplash injury.
Providence whiplash injury attorney Mark B. Morse of the Law Office of Mark B. Morse, LLC can assist you with your accident claim every step of the way. Our law firm thoroughly understands how the legal system works in Rhode Island. We’re familiar with the state’s laws and know what to do to demand the compensation you rightfully deserve for your whiplash injury.
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is a term used to describe a particular type of neck injury, but lower back whiplash injuries can also sometimes occur. Whiplash injuries often involve violent back and forth movement of the neck during a car accident. That’s because the neck is moved forcefully in a whip-like motion. These neck injuries are especially common during a rear-end collision.
Whiplash affects the soft tissue muscles in the neck. While whiplash injuries might seem like minor injuries to some people, whiplash pain is real and can result in chronic neck pain that can last for weeks or months or sometimes even longer, resulting in a partial disability.
What is delayed whiplash?
One of the reasons why whiplash injuries can be so confusing is because whiplash symptoms might not be apparent right away. Instead, many people who sustain a whiplash injury in a car accident realize they have whiplash several days or weeks later. That’s why delayed whiplash is such a common phenomenon among people with this particular type of neck injury.
What are common causes of whiplash injuries?
There are many different causes of whiplash injuries sustained in a car accident. Some of the most common causes of whiplash include:
- Whiplash from being rear-ended – Rear-end car accidents are among the most common causes of whiplash injuries.
- Head-on collisions
- Distracted driving accidents
- T-bone and intersection accidents
Whatever the cause of your whiplash injury accident, our law firm can review the details of your crash and explain the legal options available to you.
What are whiplash symptoms?
The warning signs of a whiplash injury can cover a wide range. Some of the most common whiplash symptoms include:
- Neck stiffness
- Tingling in the arms or back
- Blurred vision
- Trouble sleeping
If something doesn’t seem right, seek immediate medical attention. Whiplash pain is real and it’s important that you have a doctor examine you right away.
What makes whiplash injury cases so complicated?
You might think your whiplash injury case would be straightforward. You sustained an injury in a car accident. You deserve to be financially compensated so you can get the medical care and support you deserve. The reality is many whiplash injury cases turn out to be far more complicated than many people expect. Some of the reasons why include:
- At-fault driver denies causing your car accident
- Other driver blames you for causing collision
- At-fault driver’s insurance company claims you don’t have whiplash
- Other driver’s insurance company denies your whiplash injury claim
You didn’t do anything wrong, so you deserve to be fairly compensated for your whiplash injury. That’s our job, and we’re honored to help you demand the support you deserve.
Whiplash injury cases demand strong legal action. Contact our law firm today.
The stakes can be very high in whiplash injury cases. Like other car accident injuries, expenses can add up fast. Depending on what type of medical care you receive and how long you need to recover, your accident-related expenses can cost thousands of dollars. That’s why it’s important that you have an experienced Providence whiplash lawyer investigating your case and advocating for your rights. Contact our law firm today for a confidential consultation with Attorney Morse. Call (401) 831-0555.