People are involved in many different kinds of accidents every day throughout the United States. As a result, victims of accidents suffer various kinds of accidents that require medical treatment and may have a significant effect on their lives. Back injuries are one of the most common types of injury suffered in accidents. The term “back injury” can refer to any injury from the tailbone up to the neck, and many different parts of your back may be affected. Some back injuries can keep a victim from working or even walking for weeks or months at a time and can cause severe and chronic pain, which may continue indefinitely. Furthermore, many back injuries require costly medical treatments, such as surgery, physical therapy, and medication. If you have suffered a back injury because another person caused an accident, you may be able to recover for your injuries and should contact an experienced Coweta County accident attorney as soon as possible.


Common Back Injuries

A person’s back has many different components that may suffer injury, such as:


  • The vertebrae of your spine
  • The discs that separate your vertebrae and act as shock absorbers
  • Soft tissue, such as muscles or ligaments


Americans often suffer such back injuries in preventable accidents that were caused by another person’s negligent behavior. In such cases, the victim can bring a claim against the responsible person to get compensated for all of their injuries and related losses. Common incidents that cause back injuries include:


  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Sports injuries
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Falls in nursing homes
  • Construction accidents
  • Falls from heights or on stairs

Contact a Coweta County personal injury attorney for a free consultation

If you have suffered a back injury in any of the above accidents because someone else acted negligently, you are likely facing expensive medical bills, lost wages, and more. You deserve to be compensated, and you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of Shane Smith at (770) 487-8999 for help today.

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