Back Injury Claims following a Car Accident
Given that there are a lot of people who are involved in accidents everyday, they suffer great post-accidents injuries and conditions, some are even long term or so what we called disabilities. One type of injury that is common after these events are back sprains and strains. This is caused by an impact from a car accident can make you twist or turn suddenly which stretches your tendons beyond capacity causing pain when moving as well as muscle spasms or cramps to occur later on down the line. Back sprains and strains can be quite painful if they happen due to car accidents because it's likely that someone will move their body past its limits during this event by twisting or turning frequently while recovering from injuries sustained in the collision themselves, meaning increased risk for more severe issues such as entire muscles tearing apart with every movement made afterwards. The pain even scales, depending on where part was overwhelmed with force and has overexerted. These are the types of backpain and strains that one may experience from light to serious pains following an accident:
The damage caused from stretching soft tissue beyond what it's able means causing tears which leads into minor aches-and pains is called a back strain that are difficult-to eliminate. These types of injuries happen often among those who have jobs such as construction workers because working around heavy equipment puts pressure on their backs constantly and it is as well sustained in a car crash accident where a sudden pressure is pressed in your back that causes the same effect as the construction workers where a tear in muscle results in major aches. When one of your back muscles or tendons is overstretched, you’ve suffered a strain. This injury can be identified by the pain it causes and its difficulty to heal, no medicines can quicken its healing process but exercises and time can only do along with consultation from an experienced physician.
A herniated disc can happen during a car accident when discs in the spine are squeezed or crushed as nerves in the discs are compressed. A doctor may use words like slipped, bulging, ruptured to describe this condition which is characterized by an irritated nerve at the site of injury and inflammation around it that could cause pain and numbness as well as weakness from lack of blood flow into those nerves where they have been damaged.
In a span of 6-month observation of car accident related claims, a study conducted by J David Cassidy et al., appears to have a significant decrease, an almost half of the number, from 256 to 176 per 100,000 claims are related to back pain claims following an accident. According to the study, bodily pain and physical functioning are highly affected but are temporary that claims are oftentimes are cancelled and delays the claim closure.
If ever you appear to be a victim of an car accident where you have sustained and suffer physical and mental damage, you are eligible for an injury claim. With the right injury lawyer and strong evidences, compensation pay is highly achievable in no time. Call our offices for free legal consultation.