Suffering from Back & Neck Injuries? Attorney Brett Oppenheimer Will Fight For You

Back and Neck Injuries

Back and neck injuries affect thousands of Americans every year, and are often caused by accidents that were not their fault. Back and neck injuries are often caused by other individuals' negligence or wrongoing, such as in traffic accidents, some falling or industrial accidents, and assault or battery. These injuries can result in long-term or permanent disability, chronic pain, and disability. Individuals and families across Kentucky who have been impacted by serious back or neck injuries can turn to Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC for legal counsel and representation.

Types of Back and Neck Injuries

The back and neck are vulnerable parts of the human body, with muscles, ligaments, bone, cartilage, and nerves that may all suffer damage in an impact injury.

Some of the more frequent back and neck injuries and consequences of these injuries are:

  • Bone and compression fractures
  • Ligament tears
  • Nerve damage
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Disk problems (e.g., bulging, slipped or herniated disk)
  • Neck pain that radiates to the shoulders and arms
  • Muscle ruptures
  • Inflammation of muscle attachments to the spine
  • Chronically tight muscles in the upper back and neck

Pain, Loss of Function, Disability

Back and neck injuries can result in severe and perhaps chronic pain, damage to the entire body's ability to function and move, and in some case, permanent disability. The damage from a back or neck injury may be apparent immediately after the incident that caused it, or it may be days, weeks, or even months before the symptoms of the injury manifest themselves.

An individual with a back or neck injury may face months or years of consequences such as physical rehabilitation, surgery and other therapeutic measures, and loss of a job/career. He or she may be unable to live as before the injury was incurred.

Discuss Your Neck and Back Injuries with a Lawyer

Brett Oppenheimer is a Louisville personal injury attorney that can help if you have suffered back or neck injury in an accident.

Contact us today to discuss your case in a free, no-obligation consultation.