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(813) 254-7119 Hidden Injuries after a Motor Vehicle Accident
Hidden Injuries after a Motor Vehicle Accident Tampa,  Florida
Car Accident Tampa FL

Despite efforts from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association and other concerned agencies, millions of Americans are involved in motor vehicle accidents each year. Florida’s roads and highways are no exception.

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident on a Florida road, you may be one of the lucky few who walks away unscathed. However, it is important to remain conscious of the fact that hidden injuries may develop over time. Some of these injuries can be catastrophic.

Neck and Shoulder Injuries
The upper part of your body is likely to suffer a whipping effect as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Consequently, you may begin to experience neck and shoulder pain. All too often, those who have suffered neck and shoulder injuries ignore the symptoms until pain and discomfort become unbearable. If you allow the statute of limitations on filing a personal injury claim to pass (typically two years from the date of the accident), you may lose out on the compensation you deserve.

Abdominal Issues
If you begin to suffer from stomach pain, discomfort or nausea, the underlying issue may be an injury suffered during your motor vehicle accident. Any symptoms that are related to the abdominal area are a red flag. You may have suffered internal injuries that could have life-threatening implications. Seek medical attention immediately.

Herniated Discs
Even in a minor motor vehicle accident, there is the potential for suffering herniated discs. This type of injury is the result of rupturing the tissue between the vertebrae of the spine. The typical cause of herniated discs is the victim being violently jerked back-and-forward while restrained by a seatbelt.

Joint Injuries
The joints may suffer partial dislocations or other injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The lower joints (hips, knees, ankles) are especially vulnerable during a crash. Ligament tears or fractures may go undetected until repetitive forces like weight and motion begin to cause pain and discomfort.

Numbness or Tingling
Nerve or tissue damage can cause numbness or tingling in various areas of the body. The important thing to understand about these symptoms is that they may not necessarily present in an injured part of the body. If you begin to experience numbness or tingling after a motor vehicle accident, make an appointment with your doctor right away.

Ligori & Sanders Attorneys at Law

To pursue compensation after a motor vehicle accident, you may wish to speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer. At Ligori & Sanders, we understand the impact of hidden injuries on your work and personal life. The limitations you face may result in financial hardship and have a negative impact on familial or intimate relationships.

Call our offices today for a free consultation where you can discuss your case with a qualified lawyer. We are a compassionate law firm, with a team of legal professionals who are passionate about providing excellence in representation to Florida communities.

Posted on behalf of Ligori & Sanders Attorneys at Law

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