Atlanta Whiplash and Neck Injury

Atlanta whiplash injury lawyer Ken Nugent can help protect your rights

Whiplash can be a serious and debilitating injury. Often called neck pain or neck strain, whiplash is a common occurrence after a car, truck, or bus accident in which a vehicle is rear-ended. In this type of accident, the neck is injured when it is suddenly extended or flexed. More than neck pain or strain may be involved in a case of whiplash. Other symptoms may include the following:

  • Neck stiffness
  • Injuries to the muscles, ligaments, and other soft tissue
  • Headache
  • Burning or prickling sensations
  • Memory loss
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Inability to sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Depression

Often symptoms may not arise until long after a car accident.

According to the National Safety Council, more than 5 million non-fatal accidents occur annually, with approximately 2 million of these accidents causing disabling injuries. If you suffer an Atlanta neck whiplash injury, you should not hesitate to seek recovery for the fair compensation you are due for the damages caused by the negligence of the party that injured you. You may be facing years of expensive therapy and may be unable to work. Your best bet to maximize your recovery is to hire an experienced Atlanta whiplash injury lawyer as soon as possible after your accident.

Common causes of car accidents

Car accidents can be caused by many acts of negligence including the following:

  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Substance abuse
  • Driver distraction
  • Rubbernecking
  • Changing the radio
  • Texting or using cell phone while driving
  • Defective parts

Your attorney can seek the compensation that you rightfully deserve

You have a right to recover damages when someone else's negligence is the cause of your injuries. It is important to remember that you only have a limited amount of time to bring a personal injury action for your injuries. See a doctor as soon as possible after your accident, and contact a skilled Atlanta whiplash injury law firm to evaluate the facts of your case.

The damages that your attorney can seek include the following:

  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expenses

Helping Georgia injury & accident victims—One call, that’s all

Let an Atlanta neck injury attorney at our firm help you with a free case review to determine the extent of your injuries after any type of vehicle accident. Simply contact Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. online, click on Chat Live, or call us toll free at 1-888-579-1790 to speak to a skilled Atlanta whiplash and neck injury attorney.