Muscle injuries (Whiplash, Sprains, & Strains)

Have you or a loved one recently suffered from Muscle Injuries (Whiplash, Sprains, and Strains)?

Understanding Muscle Injuries (Whiplash, Sprains, and Strains)

Traumatic events such that cause a sudden fall, twist, or blow to the body can result in sprains (damage to ligaments), strains (damage to muscle), or whiplash. About 3 million Americans sustain whiplash injuries each year, with risk of injury being higher in adults. 

Common Causes of Muscle Injuries (Whiplash, Sprains, and Strains) include: 

  • Falls
  • Vehicle-related collisions involving cars, motorcycles, bicycles, or pedestrians
  • Violence, including beatings and domestic abuse
  • Sports injuries
  • Explosives
  • Dog Attacks
  • Roof Collapse

Symptoms of Whiplash can include: 

  • Neck pain and/or stiffness
  • Low back pain
  • Concentration or memory problems
  • Irritability
  • Sleeplessness
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness in your arm or hand
  • Ringing in your ears
  • Blurred vision

Symptoms of Strains or Sprains can include: 

  • Pain, swelling, or bruising of the affected joint
  • Limited mobility of affected joint
  • Hearing/feeling a "pop" in your joint at time of injury
  • Inability to move or bear weight on the affected joint
  • Pain directly over the bones of an injured joint
  • Numbness of the injured area
  • Sudden onset of pain
  • Soreness and/or stiffness
  • Bruising or discoloration
  • Swelling
  • Muscle spasms
  • Weakness in affected muscle
  • Limited range of movement

Victims of Muscle Injuries (Whiplash, Sprains, and Strains) have Rights

Muscle injuries can often result in costly medical expenses and inhibit mobility, which can interrupt the ability to work or live like one did before the incident. Victims of muscle injuries have the right to fair representation in the event that another individual or entity is responsible. 

The Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez can help victims by:

  • Attaining proper medical treatment for victims
  • Procuring the information of those who might be responsible
  • Investigating all potential defendants
  • Sending a demand for client compensation
  • Communicating with the insurance company and defense attorneys on our client’s behalf
  • Filing a lawsuit and guiding client throughout the legal process
  • In some cases, settling a case before filing a lawsuit
  • In some cases, settling a case after filing a lawsuit
  • In some cases, taking the case to trial or arbitration

Victims have a voice with Sylvia V. Gonzalez

When you or a loved one are injured, the last thing you want to worry about is the influx of to-dos that result from your traumatic injury. The Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez can handle all of the obstacles that you may encounter as a victim of traumatic injury. With the Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez on your side, you can focus on recovering. With over a decade of practicing law, the Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez provides legal excellence with a personal touch.

The Law Offices of Sylvia V. Gonzalez has helped hundreds of victims by:

  • Gaining reimbursement for victims’ past, present, and future medical expenses
  • Winning victim cases quickly without clients having to go to court
  • Accepting payment only when a client wins their case or is presented with a sufficient settlement 
  • Providing emotional closure for victims of traumatic injury incidents
  • Negotiating with insurance companies to keep more money in the victim’s pocket
  • Reimbursing the appropriate parties as needed

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