Sustaining a back or neck injury from an accident, fall, or workplace incident can be quite terrifying. Such an injury can have a huge impact on your financial, physical, and mental health. However, if you believe that your back or neck injuries were caused by the recklessness or carelessness of another party, you are within your rights to pursue damages and financial compensation that could help you recover.
Unfortunately, there are situations where the insurance agency will reject your claims. Some insurance adjusters may even try to offer you unsubstantial compensation. Bruscato Law provides detailed legal services for personal injury victims in Monroe, Louisiana. I can fight on your side to negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company.
Back and Neck Injury Scenarios
According to the data obtained from Statista, about 17,730 spinal cord injuries occur every year in the United States. Vehicular accidents were the cause of 39.3% of the spinal cord injuries in the United States between 2015 and 2018. And at the end of 2018 there were approximately 291,000 people in the U.S. who had a spinal cord injury.
Some of the most common injuries individuals suffer from accidents and falls include back injuries, neck injuries, whiplash, and spinal cord injuries. Back and neck injuries are the most common for both workers’ compensation and car accident cases, but these types of injuries can occur from various types of other accidents as well. These include:
- Catastrophic injuries
- Pedestrian accidents
- Sports-related accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Semi-truck and commercial vehicle accidents
Any of these accidents can cause serious injuries that may leave you unable to move or work for several weeks or even months. If you or a family member has suffered back and/or neck injuries in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation. A personal injury attorney in Monroe can fight on your behalf to help you get the justice you deserve.