Compensation for Back and Neck Injuries

Car Accident LiabilityBack and neck injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, work accidents, and as a result of repetitive stress in the workplace. They can occur in slip and fall accidents and many other types of accidents. Back and neck injuries can be debilitating and can leave you with a lifetime of pain. They can prevent you from returning to work and those who can return to work may not be able to earn at their pre-injury level. If someone else caused your injuries as a result of their negligence or wrongdoing, you may be able to recover compensation to pay for your existing and future expenses and losses. Please, talk to an experienced New York injury attorney today to learn more.

Full Compensation for Neck and Back Injuries

Neck and back injuries come in many forms and levels of severity.

  • Soft tissue injuries can be difficult to detect and diagnose but leave victims with lost range of motion and in chronic pain that can affect every aspect of life.
  • Herniated discs can prevent you from returning to work, and even prevent you from performing your normal daily activities like carrying groceries or tying your shoes.
  • Spinal fractures can require extensive and dangerous medical treatments which may or may not be successful.
  • Spinal cord injuries can result in permanent paralysis from the level of injury down. Spinal cord injuries can be fatal.

Of course, those are just a few examples of back and neck injuries and how they can change your life.

The importance of full compensation for neck and back injuries is often underestimated when injury victims and their loved ones are focused on initial recovery and trying to survive. Full compensation means compensation that will pay for the lifetime costs of your injuries, which in the case of spinal cord injuries can easily be in the millions of dollars before you figure in your lost income and many other losses.

Full compensation also means compensation for your noneconomic damages such as your pain and suffering, diminished quality of life, the loss of your ability to play with your children and be intimate with your spouse.

If you have suffered neck and/or back injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, in New York, please contact us to be connected to an experienced New York injury attorney.