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Whiplash Injury

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Although whiplash is considered one of the more “minor” injuries that can result from a car accident, it can result in devastating damages. Victims of whiplash injuries often face exorbitant medical bills, persistent physical pain and emotional anguish, and loss of ability to perform certain tasks, among other potentially life-halting consequences.

If you or someone you care about has sustained a whiplash injury in a motor vehicle crash caused by another party, it is highly advised that you consult with a reliable personal injury attorney right away. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

At Wilshire Law Firm, our attorneys have many years of experience successfully resolving whiplash injury cases in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, San Diego, San Francisco, and throughout all of California. Do not hesitate to give us a call at (800) 522-7274 to learn more about your rights and legal options. If you have a viable case, we can help you achieve the highest possible recovery for your damages.

Concerned about your finances? No problem. Not only do we offer free consultations, but we also work on a no recovery, no fee basis. In other words, we won’t ask for a penny unless we win you compensation. So there’s no reason to delay – contact our law office today to receive immediate legal assistance.

What Is Whiplash and What Are Its Effects?

Whiplash occurs when a violent force causes an individual to suffer hyperextension (head jerked forward) or hyperflexion (head jerked backwards). The sudden movement may result in a cervical strain or sprain, or soft tissue injuries such as herniated disc, bulging disc, or damage to muscles and ligaments. Car accidents, especially rear end collisions, are notorious for causing whiplash.

The symptoms of whiplash may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty turning neck
  • Radiating neck pain
  • Tingling
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • And more

Diagnosing whiplash or other soft tissue damage cases can sometimes be very challenging. The initial X-Ray may produce negative or normal results and symptoms may not make themselves apparent until several days have passed. If not treated in a timely fashion, symptoms may worsen and develop into serious debilitations.

Whatever the case, if you have been involved in a car accident and are experiencing neck pain, get a medical evaluation. If your first checkup is unsatisfactory, don’t hesitate to seek out a second opinion. Your first priority is your health.

Winning Your Whiplash Claim

Since the opposing insurance company will most likely dispute your claim, you will have to prove the other driver’s liability along with the extent of your damages in order to get the full and fair compensation you deserve. Our resourceful injury lawyers can help you establish a strong foundation of evidence for your claim by:

  • Analyzing police and medical reports
  • Consulting with medical professionals, accident reconstruction specialists, and other relevant experts
  • Gathering witness statements
  • Collecting photos and, if applicable, video footage

Remember, the sooner we can get started on your claim, the better. Contact Wilshire Law Firm ASAP for the best chance at an optimal case outcome.

Why Choose Us?

Don’t just take our word – check out our case results for yourself. You will see that we have achieved tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Let us do the same for you. Contact us today to learn more about how our firm can help you obtain maximum recovery.

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