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The hard truth about soft tissue injuries from car accidents

| Jul 26, 2018 | Uncategorized |

You know that the consequences of a Florida car accident can impact various areas of your life. From your financial losses to your physical injuries, even a minor accident or low-speed collision can require a lengthy recovery. If your accident was the result of the actions or negligence of another person or party, you may have a rightful claim to financial compensation to aid you in your recovery.

Soft tissue injuries are common types of car accident injuries, and victims often find that this type of damage can be quite significant. You may not always be able to see soft tissue injuries, but the pain and suffering is real. If you suffered from soft tissue injuries in your accident, you may require support, care and time to rest to get better.

Accident injuries with a major impact 

“Soft tissues injuries” is a broad term used to describe any type of damage done to the soft areas of the body. This means you may have an extremely painful and debilitating injury even if you have no broken bones or outward signs of damage. Often, soft tissue injuries include bruises, sprains and whiplash.

Many people misunderstand these injuries because they are unseen or considered minor, yet they can still have a significant and painful impact on the life of the victim. These injuries can include the following: 

  • Strains: Damage to the tendons or the muscle.
  • Sprain: Overextension of a joint, resulting in damage to ligament
  • Contusion: Any type of bruising

Serious soft tissue injuries may require medical care, and they can limit your ability to do your job and participate in daily activities. Recovery can be lengthy, and it can be costly to care for even relatively minor soft tissue damage.

Seek help instead of making assumptions about your case

Car accident injuries of any kind could be a valid reason to seek compensation through a personal injury claim after a car accident. If you think you may have grounds to pursue recompense, you would be wise to start by seeking a complete evaluation of your case.

Recovering from your car accident may be expensive and lengthy, but you do not have to deal with the complications on your own. Instead of assuming you do not have a case or that it would be impossible to claim restitution, there is great benefit in seeking an explanation of the legal options available to you.

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