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Whiplash in Beaverton

According to the Spine Research Institute of San Diego, approximately 3 million Americans experience whiplash injuries annually, with 1.5 million enduring chronic pain. [1] These injuries can occur in various situations involving sudden and forceful movements of the head and neck.

Have you recently been in a car accident and are experiencing symptoms of whiplash? Contact our personal injury attorneys in Beaverton, Oregon, today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward getting the support and justice you deserve.

Causes of Whiplash

Whiplash is typically caused by a sudden and forceful back-and-forth movement of the head, often resembling the cracking of a whip.

The most common cause of whiplash is motor vehicle accidents, especially rear-end collisions. [2] However, it can also occur in various other situations. Here are some common causes of whiplash:

Causes of Whiplash

Symptoms of Whiplash

Symptoms of whiplash can vary in severity and may not always appear immediately. Some common symptoms worthy of medical attention include:

  • Difficulty concentrating or remembering
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches, often starting at the base of the skull
  • Irritability or changes in mood
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Shoulder and upper back pain
  • Sleep disturbances

Compensatory Damages for Victims of Whiplash

Compensatory damages for victims of whiplash refer to the money paid by the responsible party intended to reimburse you for losses and expenses resulting from the whiplash injury. Compensatory damages can be further categorized into economic and non-economic damages:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Mental anguish
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Property damage
Compensatory Damages for Victims of Whiplash

Statute of Limitations for Filing Whiplash in Beaverton, Oregon

The Statute of Limitations for filing a whiplash injury claim in Beaverton, Oregon, is two years from the date of the accident or injury. This means that individuals have a two-year timeframe to file a lawsuit seeking financial compensation for their whiplash injuries. If the claim is not filed within this time frame, the individual may lose the right to pursue legal action and seek damages for their injuries.

When filing a whiplash injury claim in Beaverton, specific requirements must be met. These requirements may include providing evidence of the injury, such as medical records and reports, proving that the injury was a result of the accident, and documenting any financial losses or damages incurred as a result of the injury.

Importance of Hiring a Whiplash Attorney for Your Case

As a victim of whiplash, the associated challenges can be overwhelming and difficult to handle alone. This is where we come in. Here is how working with us can be beneficial to you:

  • Extensive Experience and Expertise: Our firm’s whiplash lawyers have a proven track record of handling whiplash cases, and understanding the nuances of personal injury law and insurance claims. They possess the specialized knowledge and strategic skills necessary to maximize your compensation.
  • Hidden Costs and Long-Term Impacts: While whiplash symptoms may appear delayed or minor initially, they can lead to significant medical expenses, lost wages, and chronic pain. Our attorneys can help you identify and document all potential damages, ensuring fair compensation for both immediate and long-term impacts.
  • Skilled Negotiation and Litigation: Insurance companies often minimize the severity of whiplash and may offer lowball settlements. Our experienced negotiators will fight to secure the highest possible compensation through negotiation and are prepared to take your case to court if necessary.
  • Evidence Gathering and Building a Strong Case: Our attorneys will meticulously gather evidence to support your personal injury claim.
  • Compassionate Support and Client Communication: We understand the physical and emotional stress you are facing. Our attorneys are committed to providing you with clear communication and personalized attention throughout the legal process, ensuring you feel supported and informed every step of the way.
Importance of Hiring a Whiplash Attorney for Your Case

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[1] Natural Pain Relief for Whiplash. (n.d.). https://www.spinestop.com/conditions/whiplash

[2] Lee, K. (2023, February 10). What Is Whiplash? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. EverydayHealth.com. https://www.everydayhealth.com/whiplash/guide/

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