Whiplash and Auto Accidents
Most people have heard of ‘whiplash.’ But what does it actually mean? Boston whiplash lawyer has represented many car accident victims since 2004 with this common comdition. Whiplash commonly occurs to those sitting in the front seats of a vehicle that has been involved in an auto accident.
Whiplash can happen when the neck snaps back and forth upon impact. It is a soft tissue injury. Whiplash is oftentimes referred to in medical terms as Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration (CAD) trauma or syndrome.
The rapid movements of the neck that happen during an auto accident can injure vertebrate of the neck and injure the muscles and tendons that support them. It does not require a high-impact collision to cause whiplash. A 5 m.p.h. rear-ender can suffice to cause whiplash. Also, depending upon where your body is positioned at the time of impact can be deteterminative as to whether or not you sustain whiplash.
The effects of whiplash can sometimes include blurred vision, ringing in the ears, nausea and vomiting. Often, however, a trained and skillful chiropractor can treat and reduce the painful physical effects that whiplash can cause.
Boston whiplash lawyer Christopher Earley has years of experience fighting for Massachusetts car accident victims. Contact us today for your completely free, no-obligation consultation.