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Neck Injuries After a Car Accident: All You Need to Know

Possible Neck Injuries After a Car Accident


paramedics helping a man with neck injuries after car accident

We’ve all heard of whiplash and probably think of it as a ‘stiff neck’ after being involved in an auto accident. But do you know about the different degrees of whiplash and what it means as an injury? We explore the types of neck injuries after a car accident and why they must be taken seriously.

Due to the nature of car accidents, neck injuries after a car accident are very common but come in very different and individual sizes and some can develop into long-term injuries and issues. Instead of being considered as a minor neck injury, whiplash, and other spinal injuries can be serious- and often incredibly painful.

Just like the nature of your accident, every injury that’s caused will be different too, and treating each accident injury individually is so important for the general success of the case. Your accident will be completely unique to you- as will your injuries so make sure to give yourself some time and when looking for legal advice, don’t compare your case to others.

The top injury attorneys at Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you have more than 15 years of experience in helping clients who need treatment for their neck injuries after a car accident.  Our offices are conveniently located in nearby ChandlerPeoria, and North Phoenix, and we can meet in-person or over the phone or video call.  You can contact us for a free consultation, or read on to find out more.

By the way, we will also help with other problems that have cost you sleep, like getting a rental car very soon and finding a nearby doctor who can help you. Even the best legal team isn’t good enough if your quality of life isn’t sustainable while justice and compensation are on the way. The whole point of legal action is to regain quality of life, so we help you long-term as attorneys and short-term as your go-to people.

What is Whiplash? A Type of Neck Injuries After a Car Accident

woman experiences whiplash and neck injuries after a car accident

Whiplash is the common term used to describe a neck injury caused by a sudden and unexpected impact that typically happens in an auto accident. Whiplash is a result of the sudden stopping motion and can show itself in varying degrees of pain from the head through the neck and even down the back. Whiplash can impact much more than the neck and can show in many other ways than simply being stiff so it’s important to get medical treatment as soon as possible after  being involved in a car accident

Why neck injuries after a car accident are personal?

If you’re currently suffering from any kind of back pain or muscle ache or neck injuries after a car accident it’s so important to get medical attention as soon as possible. Many injuries take a few weeks to truly develop so as soon as you start to feel a twinge, ache, or pain- get medical help. Your neck and spine are often the first part of the body to show injury after an accident but the injury can be varied and take time to show. As with every accident case we represent, every neck injury sustained is individual too

Any medical injury that needs treatment will be included in your accident case as supporting evidence and from a legal perspective, we’d always recommend seeking medical advice first- don’t let that lingering pain carry on without seeking some help.

Other Injuries to Watch Out For 

Some of our previous clients have experienced other symptoms such as ongoing headaches, arm ache, and even tinnitus as a side effect of a neck injury. We’ve previously covered a few other symptoms that have been known to show up weeks after an accident in this guide that helps raise awareness about related injuries. Often, many of our clients who experience neck pain automatically assume it’s whiplash due to the nature of their accident but other injuries can be related to the accident. Without a proper diagnosis, your injuries can’t be treated so it’s always best to see a doctor if you’re feeling any pain.

Our experienced auto accident lawyers are all too aware of how neck injuries after a car accident can disguise themselves as other ailments and could help answer any further queries you might have about your own injuries and what it could mean for your case.

If you have neck injuries after a car accident, Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm can help you

At Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you, we have more than 15 years of experience helping clients obtain compensation for their neck injuries after a car accident. When you’re ready to talk, please contact our office to arrange a free initial consultation by phone or at our Chandler office, conveniently located in your area.

If you need medical treatment for neck injuries after a car accident contact Phoenix Accident and Injury Law Firm near you in nearby Chandler, AZ to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. We provide personal injury legal services to clients in your area including ChandlerGilbertMesaScottsdale, Tempe, and Peoria.

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a month ago

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a year ago

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a year ago

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2 years ago

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2 years ago

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2 years ago

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