Severe neck injuries can be devastating and can dramatically alter the lives of those who suffer from them. Most of the neck injuries in the United States do not occur from sports, but from preventable accidents and criminal acts. While some neck issues fade over time, damage to the cervical spine can result in a life long injury. Symptoms of neck injuries can include a headache, shoulder pain, numbness in the arms and legs, and even complete quadriplegia. If you or a loved one have suffered a serious neck injury, contact the expert New Orleans back and neck injury lawyers at the Law Office of John W. Redmann, LLC for a free consultation.
Injuries to the neck can affect the soft tissue and the cervical spinal column and spinal cord. Some of the most common causes of neck injuries include:
While some neck injuries can occur through one’s own actions, such as diving into a pool without knowing how deep the water is, negligence is a leading cause. Neck injuries can occur through the fault of others, such as in a car accident or slip-and-fall accident. In these circumstances, the victim may be eligible to pursue a personal injury case.
The exact circumstances of one’s injury can determine the level of damage and strain on the neck. Specific injuries that lead to further pain are:
After any accident, it is important to seek proper medical attention and follow proper care procedures to avoid problems that may arise later.
If you or a loved one has suffered a neck injury due to another’s negligence, you may have a personal injury claim. Our team of dedicated attorneys knows how to help you in your case. We conduct thorough investigations to get the whole picture of your case and use that information to defend your right to compensation by a settlement or in court.
Injuries can involve complexities from medical issues to insurance claims. Contact the Law Office of John W. Redmann, LLC so we can assist you throughout the process, from filing your personal injury claim to court proceedings, if needed. With our team of experienced lawyers on your side, you can focus on your recovery.