Common Injuries Resulting from Accidents – FAQs

Neck and Back Injuries

Neck and back injuries are very common in automobile accidents and slip and fall accidents and they can be among the most debilitating accident-related injuries.  Insurance adjusters commonly try to minimize the severity of neck and back injuries by claiming that they are preexisting conditions or by characterizing them as “soft tissue” injuries in an attempt to reduce the amount of your settlement.  Read more,…

Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash injuries, like neck and back injuries, also commonly result from automobile accidents.  Whiplash injuries share some symptoms with regular neck and back injuries but they have additional symptoms that distinguish them and which usually worsen over time.  Read more,…

Knee Injuries

Knee injuries come in many forms including Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears, Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) tears and Meniscal tears.  As with other accident-related injuries, insurance companies will try to down play the severity of knee injuries in order to discount claim settlements.  However, knee injuries can be every bit as serious and can require as much surgery and rehabilitation as any of the other bodily injuries caused by serious accidents.  Read more,…

Shoulder Injuries

Like knee injuries, shoulder injuries can take many forms including slap tears, impingements, dislocations, separations, and fractures.  Shoulder injuries can be permanently debilitating and must be properly evaluated and treated to prevent permanent damage.  Read more,…

The Many Causes of Back Injuries

Back injuries can happen in any serious accident.  Our firm settles cases involving back injuries more often than any other single class of injury resulting from serious accidents.  Because numerous variables can affect your initial back injury and impact your healing process, it is of vital importance that back injuries are evaluated and treated immediately.  Read more,…