Neck & Back Injuries

Why Neck & Back Injuries should be taken seriously

Neck and back injuries are the second most common cause of visits to the doctor. They are also the most frequent reason people miss work. Injuries to the head, neck, and back can have a drastic impact on the victim’s quality of life and can cause permanent and debilitating pain making it impossible for the victim to work and function as normal. If you have suffered these injuries as a result of the negligence of another, you have a right to be compensated for every aspect of your loss.

Common results of these injuries include:

  • Paralysis
  • Ruptured discs
  • Amnesia or vertigo
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Disc fusion
  • Chronic neck and back pain
  • Soft tissue injuries (whiplash and whiplash associated disorders)

man-wincing-with-neck-brace.jpgA serious head, back, or neck injury can have catastrophic consequences, including loss of the ability to function independently. Neck and back injuries rarely heal on their own. They require treatment and documentation of that treatment. Depending on the severity of the injury, these treatments may include chiropractic, massage, neurology, orthopedics, acupuncture, physiatry, medication, even injections and surgical intervention. Additionally, ongoing physical therapy programs may be required to achieve maximum rehabilitation. While medical expenses, wage loss and incidental expenses are easy to prove, the intense pain and suffering you must endure is the most difficult element of your injury claim to value, and is what makes the difference between an ordinary lawyer and an extraordinary lawyer. Our skilled Seattle Personal Injury lawyers know how to translate your total loss into the maximum compensation allowed.

We know how to describe the scope of your injuries and describe to insurance companies and juries the magnitude of your personal and/or professional loss. Don’t let mounting medical bills and lost wages disrupt your life any further. Let us work with your health care providers and insurance company to build a strong claim for compensation against the negligent parties responsible.

As with all personal injury cases, it’s important that you act quickly before time limits run out and your claims are forever barred. Call Perez & Perez Law, PLLC today for a free consultation.