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Seattle Neck Injury Lawyer

A Seattle neck injury attorney can help you recover financially from the person or entity who caused your injury. You shouldn’t have to suffer financially for an injury that is not your fault. The Fang Law Firm can help you recover for no up-front cost to you.

Neck injuries can be life-changing. Many people who suffer from a neck injury are not able to return to their normal lives and normal jobs due to intense rehabilitation or decreased physical and mental capabilities. Questions arise like “how am I going to pay for continued care?” and “how do I pay my medical bills?”

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Why The Fang Law Firm?

  • 24/7 support. We will return your call within 24 hours, guaranteed.
  • No-upfront cost. We work on contingency so you don’t pay unless we win.
  • Attorney representation. Unlike other neck injury law firms, we won’t pass you off to our support staff.

How Can a Seattle Neck Injury Lawyer Help?

If your neck injury resulted from a car accident, a Seattle personal injury lawyer can help you recover from the at-fault party’s insurance company. The insurance claim and settlement process is a confusing and complex process. A neck injury attorney can assist you with the following:

  • File the claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance for you
  • Handle all communications and requests for more information from you
  • Negotiate with the insurance company to get you the best possible settlement amount
  • Gather evidence to support your claim
  • Hire expert witnesses to testify on your behalf and/or corroborate your claims
  • File a civil lawsuit against the at-fault or insurance company if necessary

Among other things, a neck injury attorney knows the process and knows the tricks that insurance companies try to pull. When you introduce a neck injury attorney into settlement negotiations, the insurance company will know you’re serious.

Recovering Damages After a Neck Injury

Recovering from the at-fault driver’s car insurance

You can file a claim against an at-fault driver’s insurance company. Washington requires that all drivers carry:

  • $25,000 of bodily injury or death of 1 person in any 1 accident.
  • $50,000 of bodily injury or death of any 2 people in any 1 accident.
  • $10,000 of injury to or destruction of property of others in any 1 accident.

In most cases, treatment and recovery will cost more than the insured’s coverage amount. An insurance company will do everything they can to convince you to take a smaller settlement than you deserve, and smaller than the coverage they provide their insureds. A neck injury lawyer in Seattle knows the tricks that insurance company’s use and can combat these underhanded tactics to get you a settlement you deserve.

Recovering from the at-fault driver or uninsured employer

In the event that the driver does not have insurance or the settlement is too small, a car accident attorney can help you file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver for negligence or personal injury. In these cases, you can recover non-economic and economic damages.

  • Economic damages: Economic damages include financial compensation for doctors visits, surgery, rehabilitative care, physical therapy, and lost wages.
  • Non-economic damages: Non-economic damages include financial compensation for pain and suffering.

A Seattle neck injury attorney can walk you through the complex litigation process including preparing for court, managing deadlines, and representing you throughout the proceedings.

If your neck injury is work related, a neck injury attorney can assist you in recovering from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance or from your employer directly.

Recovering from workers’ compensation insurance

If your employer carries workers’ compensation insurance, you can file a claim with the insurance company. Workers compensation covers:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent disability
  • Short-term disability

A neck injury lawyer can help you walk through this difficult process and assist you in settlement negotiations. Insurance companies are a business and they want to protect their most valuable asset: their money. They will do everything they can to convince you to take a smaller settlement offer. You shouldn’t have to worry about anything else but recovering when you’re suffering from a neck injury.

It is important to note that the Washington Labor and Employment provides that your employer must receive an accident report within one year of your injury in order to file a claim.

Types of Neck Injuries

Neck injuries can range from a simple tweak in the muscles to a fracture or broken neck. The most common types of neck injuries are the following:

  • Neck sprain and strain
  • Stiff muscles and tendons
  • Herniated disks
  • Pinched nerves
  • Fractured cervical spine

Signs and Symptoms of Neck Injuries

  • Difficulty and pain turning your neck
  • Muscle spasms
  • Stiffness
  • Weakness in legs, arms, hands, or fingers
  • Headaches

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you should seek medical assistance immediately because neck injuries can result in temporary or permanent disability.

Causes of Neck Injuries

  • Automobile collisions
  • Sports injuries
  • Falls
  • Lifting heavy objects.

Neck injuries occur due to a variety of reasons and activities. Neck injuries are scarily common, neck injuries account for 26 percent of all neck pain health care visits.

Costs Associated with Neck Injuries

Neck injuries can add up. There are many costs associated with neck injuries including:

  • Hospitalization costs
  • Doctors visits
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Lost wages

Staring down these hefty bills can add a large amount of stress to an already stressful and confusing situation. A Seattle neck injury lawyer can help you recover from the at-fault party.

What to do After Sustaining a Neck Injury

  • Seek medical attention
  • File a claim
  • Keep copies of your documents
  • Hire a neck injury attorney

Contact Our Seattle Neck Injury Lawyer

You shouldn’t have to worry about financial compensation when you’re recovering from a neck injury. The attorneys at The Fang Law Firm will walk you through all the options available to you and help you chart a path to financial recovery. We have a winning track record and have helped thousands of litigants recover from at-fault drivers or employers and crooked insurance companies. One of our skilled neck injury attorneys is standing by; call us at (206) 489-5140 for your free case consultation.

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