Soft tissue injuries (STI) such as whiplash, sprains, strains, and contusions are some of the most common injuries sustained in traffic collisions. Upon impact, the resulting force can cause damage to the body’s muscles and tendons in the neck, knees, elbows, wrists, and hands, resulting in extreme discomfort, swelling, weakness, and sometimes loss of function in the affected area. While these types of injuries can be excruciatingly painful and life-disrupting, in many cases, insurance companies may attempt to trivialize soft tissue injuries or imply that a claimant is exaggerating in order to limit their financial responsibility. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to properly document your STI and maximize your chances of recovering the compensation you deserve.
To strengthen you STI injury claim, it is important you do the following:
If you have suffered an STI, the Albuquerque personal injury lawyers at Berenson & Associates, P.C. can provide the powerful representation you need to maximize your potential financial recovery. To find out more about what our nearly 20 years of experience can do for you, schedule an initial consultation or call our office today at 505-243-4400.