Often viewed as a minor injury, whiplash can actually have a dramatically negative impact on your life and wellbeing. Find out how to get compensated by working with a whiplash injury attorney in Long Island.
A car wreck can be a terrifying and traumatic experience, especially if you suffer a neck injury in the crash. You might be dealing with a damaged vehicle, but worse than that, you may be staring at a mountain of medical bills. If you suspect that your wreck was caused by another driver’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for your losses.
Whiplash is the most common type of soft-tissue injury experienced in car accidents. It’s a unique neck injury, most commonly caused by rear-end collisions and T-bone accidents. The force of the crash causes the head to snap violently back and then forward, although a crash doesn’t have to happen at high speeds for whiplash to occur.
If you would like to learn more about how to file a personal injury lawsuit, a Long Island whiplash lawyer from Siler & Ingber, LLP will listen to your account of the accident, investigate, and make sure you get the maximum compensation possible.
Whiplash is not an injury that is always immediately apparent. Because of the stress of the crash, your body may not experience any pain until it has had a chance to relax over the days following the car accident.
If you experience any of the symptoms listed below, see your doctor immediately for a full medical evaluation:
Whiplash injuries may not seem serious initially because of the lack of visible symptoms. If left untreated, however, they can lead to chronic neck and back pain and even expose you to future injury.
Because there is often little evidence that whiplash has occurred, many insurance adjusters view these claims skeptically. They care more about their employer’s bottom line than your health. For this reason, it’s essential that you consult with a Long Island neck injury attorney who will document your injury, address your concerns, and ensure that your claim is properly assessed.
Neck injuries, especially whiplash, can be dangerous if not diagnosed and treated properly. However, appropriate treatment can be expensive. It’s always important to realize the full value of your car accident and injury claim before accepting a settlement from an insurance company.
Our attorneys will help you evaluate your losses and will negotiate with the insurer with your best interests in mind. The following list details some of the losses you might be eligible to recover:
After suffering a whiplash injury, the last thing you need to worry about is fighting with an insurance company. Let Siler & Ingber, LLP handle the legal process on your behalf so that you can focus on your recovery.
Contact us online through the form below for a free, no-obligation consultation. You can also call us at 1-516-294-2666.
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