What is a Soft Tissue Injury
Written by our personal injury lawyers in Manassas
In a car or workplace accident, your body can be subjected to trauma that is not physically visible, like a gash or broken bone. These types of injuries are referred to as soft tissue injuries.
Since 1987 our personal injury lawyers in Fairfax, Manassas, Prince William, and Arlington have worked with soft tissue accident victims to make sure they know every financial and legal aspect of their case.
Many soft tissue injuries in Manassas, Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington, Manassas Park, Gainesville, Haymarket, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Dumfries, Bristow, Warrenton, Centreville, Stafford, Chantilly, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Herndon, Reston, Alexandria, and Annandale happen to muscles, ligaments and tendons and result in sprains, strains, contusions and bruising. These injuries can usually be treated with an ice pack, rest, bandaging and some medicine.
But there are other types of soft tissue injuries that you may not know about until long after the accident, such as the inability to move a body part or internal bleeding. Many car accident victims do not feel much pain until one to three days after the accident due to adrenaline and mild shock. They are unable to truly assess their injuries because they are being masked or have not yet fully materialized.
It may take days for car accident victims to even begin feeling the effects from the crash, which can make an insurance company doubt the validity of their claim. Insurance companies try to settle claims for as little as possible and they will downplay your injuries in order to pay you less for your treatment. Some adjusters will try to get you to accept a monetary settlement even while you’re still at the accident scene, well before you know the extent of your injuries, which could be unseen soft tissue injuries.
If you find yourself in this situation please contact our personal injury lawyers in Fairfax, Manassas, Prince William, and Arlington. They will make sure your claim is properly handle without any trickery from the other side. You know what we’re talking and you need a personal injury lawyer in your corner to make sure you are not victimized twice.
Our personal injury lawyers in Manassas, Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington work with doctors, therapists and other medical professionals to determine your costs of care at present and in the future so you and your family are not done in by someone else’s carelessness.
Never assume by the lack of immediate symptoms that you are uninjured in a car or workplace accident. Some injuries like broken bones and gashes are visible and immediately treated. Other injuries like soft tissue injuries do not immediately show themselves and if not handled properly can lead to serious complications and costly long-term treatment.
You could be denied the money for proper treatment if you deal with an insurance company without an experienced personal injury lawyer looking out for your best interests.
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