Back and Neck Injuries
Get Expert Help From Our New Orleans Personal Injury Attorneys
While a minor back or neck injury can cause a great deal of discomfort, prevent individuals from accomplishing daily tasks, and enjoying activities, a severe back or neck injury may require surgeries and rehabilitation which can result in complications that may last the rest of their lives. If you or a loved one has suffered back or neck injury due to someone else's negligence, it is important to seek legal assistance from our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at The Voorhies Law Firm.
Common causes of back and neck injuries include:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Premises liability, including slip and fall accidents
- Work-related accidents
- Sports-related accidents
Common Types of Back and Neck Injuries
The most common injury is called whiplash, which is caused by a traumatic event which forces the head to move suddenly in one direction, then recoil in another. Along with possible damage to the ligaments, joints, and discs, those who sustain whiplash can also suffer from headaches, shoulder pain, and pain in both arms.
Other common types of back and neck injuries include:
- Spinal cord injury
- Herniated disk
- Bulging disk
- Slipped disk
- Nerve damage
- Spinal fracture
Recovering Compensation on Behalf of Our Clients
In some cases, insurance companies, doctors, or therapists hired by the negligent party may attempt to downplay or discredit your injury. Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys have recovered tens of millions of dollars over the years for our clients. We take into consideration all future medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering in order to help you on your road to recovery.
Contact us to request your free case evaluation today.