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Houston, TX 77098

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New Orleans, LA 70112

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Even a minor crash can cause serious back injuries

If you suffered injuries in a Louisiana car accident, you know firsthand how your injuries can change the course of your life. This is especially true if you suffered a back injury or damage to your neck. Even a low-speed collision can cause serious damage, leaving you in pain and requiring extensive medical treatment. You would be wise not to underestimate the potential impacts of this type of injury. 

Back and neck injuries can range from mildly painful to paralyzing. The back and neck are sensitive and complex areas of the body, and a car accident can result in damage that may affect you long-term or even for the rest of your life. There are different types of back and neck injuries, and they all have the potential to affect your life in varying ways.

Damage to the back and neck

Whiplash is the most common type of neck injury suffered in a car accident. This can happen even in a low-speed collision, as it involves the motion the head takes after impact, essentially whipping back and forth. This can cause serious damage to the nerves and other parts of the neck. It can be extremely painful, and the effects can be long-term. Victims may experience tingling, pain, loss of sensation, difficulty moving, trouble sleeping and more. 

Bone fractures and disc injuries are also common neck and back injuries. A broken bone in this area of the body can be extremely hazardous, and a victim may need extensive recovery time and medical treatment. Disc injuries can impact a person’s ability to move, work, sleep and live normally. Treatment may include surgery and an extensive recovery. These are complex injuries, and a victim may suffer the effects for years to come. 

What do you need to recover?

Each back and neck injury is different. The way your accident will affect you depends on the nature of the impact, your health at the time of the accident and more. If your accident was the result of the negligent or reckless actions of another person, you have legal options available to you.

Through a civil claim, it is possible for you to seek what you need for a full and fair recovery. You may be able to seek damages for your non-economic losses, as well as your financial expenses associated with your accident and injuries. An assessment of your case can help you determine what you may be able to recover and how to move forward with the civil justice process.

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