A Warner Robins whiplash injury lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can pursue compensation on your behalf if there is evidence that another driver’s negligence caused your accident and injuries. Whiplash cases are notoriously difficult to navigate, but our team knows how to prove the severity of these soft tissue injuries.
You can speak with a team member from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today for free. You do not need to wonder if you might be able to recover compensation for your injuries. Our team can evaluate your accident and determine your options based on the facts of your case. Call (404) 888-8888 and let us go to work for you.
When Whiplash May Occur
Whiplash is a common injury in traffic accidents. It may be relatively mild in some cases, causing only temporary pain and stiffness. However, it can also trigger chronic pain and associated limitations, including the inability to return to work. Although it is commonly associated with rear-end accidents, whiplash can occur in any type of traffic accident. These injuries result from the head whipping back and forth with force, damaging the muscles, tendons, and ligaments that normally stabilize the head and neck.
For a free legal consultation with a whiplash injury lawyer serving Warner Robins, call (404) 888-8888
Whiplash Can Cause Lasting Pain and Disability
Symptoms of whiplash do not always appear immediately after the accident, although they can. These symptoms include the following:
- Intense pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back
- Reduced range of motion in the head and neck
- Depression and other mental health and emotional concerns
While some people only experience whiplash symptoms for a few weeks, research published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) shows that more than half still have symptoms one year after their accident. Some of these symptoms are severe and include chronic pain, disability, and the need for ongoing monitoring and care.
There is no standard cure or treatment that works for everyone with whiplash. The following are some of the treatments doctors use for whiplash:
- Over-the-counter painkillers or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
- Prescription pain medication
- Muscle relaxants
- Physical therapy
- Muscle relaxants
- Neck support, such as a neck brace
- Cervical traction, in severe cases
If you received a whiplash diagnosis following a traffic accident, you should not downplay your injuries. Whiplash may have a reputation as a minor condition, but, at Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, we know better. We can help you seek compensation if you qualify. Call (404) 888-8888 now to learn more.
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Learn How Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Can Help with Your Case
Whiplash injuries are often difficult to prove because of misconceptions about the injuries, the lack of medical proof of this type of injury, and the difficulty of proving how much pain can affect a person’s everyday life. If we represent you, a Warner Robins whiplash injury lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers will work to overcome all of these challenges and seek just compensation for you.
In addition to protecting your rights and handling all communication with the insurance companies and other parties, we will go to work gathering the proof to show negligence, liability, and the value of your losses. This may include the following evidence:
- The crash report filed by police
- Eyewitness statements
- Physical evidence, such as the damage to each car
- Video of the accident, if available
- Testimony from medical experts and accident reconstruction experts, if needed
- Your relevant medical records
- Documentation of your time away from work
- A pain journal or other documentation of how your injury affects your life
- Your medical bills, receipts, and other paperwork
If you have questions specific to your case and want to learn more about Bader Scott Injury Lawyers and how we approach cases similar to yours, reach out to our team now at (404) 888-8888. We have someone available to answer your questions and evaluate your accident case at any time.
Recoverable Damages Based on a Whiplash Injury
At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, we seek a financial recovery for our clients based on the actual losses and damages they experienced. We build a case that includes documentation of their losses and pursue a fair payout based on this case. The damages we seek in a whiplash injury case could include the following:
- Medical care costs
- Prescription drug and therapy costs
- Expenses related to necessary support and care
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damage
- Additional economic losses
- Pain and suffering
- Additional non-economic losses
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Act Today to Ensure You Meet the Deadline for Legal Action
We most commonly reach a successful conclusion to whiplash accident cases out of court. We present our case to the insurance company and show them proof that their policyholder caused the accident. Then we show them the evidence to back up our demand for a fair payout. From there, we can often negotiate a settlement for our clients.
However, we sometimes need to take the case to court to seek an award for our clients. If this occurs in your case, the deadline to file suit under O.C.G.A §9-3-33 is two years from the accident date. Missing this deadline would likely mean you would lose the right to go to court with your case.
Talk to a Team Member from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Today for Free
You can discuss your accident and diagnosis with a team member from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at no cost to you. We provide free consultations and accident evaluations for traffic accident victims in Warner Robins and other areas across Georgia. If a Warner Robins whiplash injury lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers represents you in your claim or civil suit, they will do so based on contingency.
To get started today and find out if you qualify to take legal action under Georgia law, call (404) 888-8888. We have someone standing by now to talk to you about your options and rights.