Personal injury claims that stem from auto accidents often involve losses due to whiplash. This is a soft tissue injury that affects the tendons, ligaments, and muscles in your neck. This type of car accident injury develops as a result of the abrupt jerking motions of the neck when the car abruptly stops or starts after an impact. Whiplash can be minor or it may involve significant, chronic pain that leads to lost work time and other financial losses. Talk to your personal injury lawyer about recovering compensation for these losses.
This video explains the symptoms you might experience with whiplashes, such as pain, stiffness, headaches, and muscle spasms. It also discusses why the diagnosis and treatment of whiplash can prove difficult. When filing car accident claims in Gaithersburg, your lawyer can demand compensation for any ongoing medical treatment you may need as a result of whiplash.