Injuries to the back and neck are quite common and account for one of the leading reasons for visits to the emergency room or doctor, as well as one of the most common reasons for missed work. While they may seem minor in the beginning, many injuries to the back and neck can cause severe, long-term chronic pain.
Injuries to the back and neck can dramatically limit movement, and can even cause paralysis in extreme cases.
The back and neck consist of a myriad of bones, tissues, muscles, and a vast number of nerves that comprise the core structural elements of the human body. Common back/neck injuries or conditions can include:
If your back or neck injury occurred due to someone else's negligence, you do have grounds for a personal injury claim
Injuries of this nature can occur just about anywhere, but car accidents and slip & fall incidents are the most common causes. Back and neck injuries that occur in the course of your employment qualify for a workers' compensation claim.
If you've sustained a back or neck injury, it's possible you'll have to undergo extensive medical treatment that comes at a pretty steep cost. In the course of your treatment, you'll likely have to miss work and if your injury causes permanent disability, your future earnings potential may be affected.
All of these costs pile up and lead to helplessness and despair if you do not receive compensation.
Colorado back and neck injury attorneys at the Babcock Law Firm can help you establish "causation" and aggressively fight to obtain compensation & justice
Whether the cause was a car accident, slip & fall or a motorcycle accident, Denver-attorney R. Mack Babcock and associates carefully investigate the accident site, interview witnesses, and interview physicians to establish fault and "causation."
If you or a loved one have sustained a personal injury to the back or neck due to someone else's negligence, it's important you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Delaying can put your claim at risk, and load you with an extra burden at a time when you should be attending to your health.