What is a Soft Tissue Injury? A soft tissue injury is an injury that affects any supporting, non-bony part of the body, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments. What is known as whiplash is the most common form of soft-tissue injury. Injuries of this type typically come in the following three forms:
Contusions - A contusion is the medical term for what we traditionally call a bruise. It is often the result of some kind of blunt force applied to the body, as in a kick, punch, or fall.
Strains - A strain is a muscle or tendon injury, and usually comes from overuse or extreme stretching. The affected area may be torn in such an injury, and surgery can be necessary depending on the severity of the damage.
Sprains - A sprain is an injury that specifically affects a ligament. It can occur from excessive or extreme twisting or rolling of the area, and usually affects the knees or ankles.
Whiplash is one of the most common forms of soft tissue injury, and it involves the neck and head snapping backwards or forwards in the event of extreme, sudden motion. This puts severe strain on the muscles in the neck, and can lead to stiffness, ticks, and spasms. If you have suffered a soft tissue injury, in a drunk driving injury accident, then it is very important that you contact a Denver accident lawyer today, who may can evaluate your case and advise you about obtaining compensation for the damages you've suffered.
Soft tissue injuries can be extraordinarily inconvenient and cause you a substantial amount of pain and suffering. You can be left unable to work for a period of time, causing financial stress due to lost wages. You deserve to be compensated for those costs by the parties responsible for your injury. At Anderson Hemmat, our mission is to acquire the maximum settlement amount possible for our clients. We may be able to increase your chances of equitable compensation for your soft tissue injury, so that you can enjoy financial stability in your time of hardship.
As such injuries can be so painful, difficult and physically and emotionally distressing for the injured victim, addressing the legal matters related to the lawsuit or claim for compensation is rarely the first priority. This is actually an urgent matter, and careful documentation of every aspect of the case must be undertaken for the claims process. There are many issues to take into account not only the stressful financial burdens but the physical and emotional impact such injuries place on the individual and their family members. Our legal team will fight for justice and fair and full compensation for our clients. As the injured client may require a lifetime of medical care and treatment, how the case is addressed legally is of ultimate concern to the innocent victim and their families. Professional support from our legal team is an urgent need in catastrophic injury cases. Contact a Denver catastrophic injury attorney if you or a loved one has sustained catastrophic injuries due to the negligence of another in an accident.
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