Whiplash and Car Accidents
There are many different types of injuries that one can incur from a car accident. One of the more common injuries though, is whiplash. Whiplash is an injury in the neck area that happens when the head is forcibly jerked back and forth. It is a common injury in car crashes, especially rear-end collisions. It is a brain injury.
Approximately 3,000,000 Americans experience whiplash each year and about half of them will suffer from chronic pain. About 10 percent of whiplash victims report permanent symptoms and injury.
In a rear-end accident, If a driver is found to be at-fault, the responsibility and liability for pain, suffering and economic damages of a victim. That victim may be entitled to recovery compensation.
Immediately following a motor vehicle accident, always remember it’s better to be safe than sorry. Call 911, take pictures of everything, get checked out by a doctor or ambulance, hold on to all evidence from the scene, and get a consultation from a personal injury attorney. At Flynn Law Firm, consultations are free. Jonah Flynn has recovered millions for personal injury claimants. Call 1-888-353-5995 or email at email@example.com for a case review.