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Whiplash Symptoms Due To A Florida Car Wreck?


After a Florida car crash, many complain of whiplash injury symptoms. And it makes sense, because when cars stop suddenly or abruptly turn, an individual’s back can be tossed in an unnatural fashion, causing the head and neck to twist. Whether the injury is minor or severe depends on how it occurred, if the person had any underlying health issues, and a host of other factors. While some can rest and heal at home, others require medical care to recover.

Seeing a healthcare professional and having your injuries and symptoms assessed is an important part of healing appropriately and securing the appropriate documentation for an injury claim. If you are leery of seeing a doctor because you are concerned about how the bills will be paid, know there is legal help to guide you on your damage recovery options. Connect with a personal injury lawyer today.

Whiplash Recovery Times Vary

How long it takes to recover from a whiplash injury will depend on the severity of the injury and if there are any other health issues in need of care. For example, if there has been nerve damage recovery times may be longer than anticipated as nerve issues can be particularly hard to treat. Any issue needs to be looked over by a medical professional, do not discount any symptom.

Some whiplash injury symptoms:

  • Headaches
  • Confusion
  • Memory concerns
  • Fatigue and sleep issues
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Low back pain
  • Ringing in ears
  • Pain during movement
  • Numbness or tingling

Car accident victims could find relief through rest, ice, and massage therapy. But others require medical interventions, such as medications, injections, or even surgery. It is important to be clear and honest with your medical team. Let them know about the car accident and how the injury was sustained. Also be frank about any pre-existing conditions or additional health concerns. With this knowledge, your doctor can develop the correct treatment plan for you.

Financial Expenses and Damage Recovery Options

If you know someone who was injured in a car accident, you have likely heard about how high the expenses can be following a Florida collision. Property damage, hospital fees, and recovery plans can add up. When another behaves recklessly, you should not be required to shoulder all of the expenses on your own. Discuss your situation with a Hudson personal injury lawyer. Damage recovery compensation could be an option for you and your family.

Have you been injured in a Tampa car crash or collision? Talk to a skilled legal professional to understand what your options are moving forward. Compensation may be possible if you are juggling medical care expenses, vehicle damages, and lost income. Talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer to understand your rights. The attorneys at Roman & Roman have over 100 years of combined experience. Schedule your free consultation today in  Clearwater, Hudson, or Tampa.

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