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One of the most common back or neck injuries in car accidents is "whiplash." The term may have a negative connotation among insurance company adjusters. They may not believe someone who is injured in a car accident and deny a claim. But we know that whiplash injuries can be very serious.

We also know that many other car accident-related neck and back injuries can have severe, life-changing consequences. You or a loved one might not be able to move normally, work or do many other things many of us take for granted. You may be living with chronic pain for the rest of your life.

At Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A., our West Palm Beach car accident lawyers have years of experience working with victims injured in car wrecks. We have seen first-hand how devastating a back and neck injury can be. That's why we take such cases so seriously and work so hard on them.

If you're coping with a back and neck injury due to a West Palm Beach car wreck, contact an experienced lawyer with our firm. Call (800) 608-2965. We help back and neck injury victims pursue compensation so they can get on with their lives. We want to hear from you and will discuss your options.

What you should know about back and neck injuries

Like many car accident injuries, an injury to the back or neck may not be obvious right after the accident. This is a reason why it's important to see your doctor promptly after an accident, even if you think you can "shake it off." You may be more injured than you think. The following are a few symptoms of back and neck strain injuries:

  • Pain that spreads to the arm or neck
  • Sensation of muscles tightening around chest
  • Muscle weakness and/or numbness or tingling in fingers or hands
  • Radiating pain down the legs
  • Difficulty standing or sitting up
  • Muscle spasms in the back or neck

Back and neck injuries can range in severity. They can even be life-threatening and should never be ignored. The following are types of back-and-neck-related injuries that can create significant hardship:

  • Broken backs
  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Ruptured discs
  • Slipped discs
  • Spinal cord injuries

We have seen back and neck injuries in all types of South Florida accidents, including motorcycle accidentstruck wrecks and even on-the-job accidents that lead to a workers' compensation claim.

Contact a West Palm Beach back and neck injury lawyer

Back and neck injuries often require weeks or months of rest and recovery. And even then, the pain and discomfort can continue for much longer. In certain extreme cases, a back or neck injury can also result in a permanent physical disability. That's why it's critical that you receive immediate medical treatment and knowledgeable legal advice rights away.

If you sustained a back and neck injury in a car accident, take action today by calling our law firm: (800) 608-2965. Your consultation is free and confidential. We fight relentlessly to protect the rights of our clients. Take back control. Contact Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A.