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Victims of car accidents should not suffer back injuries alone

After a car accident in Texas, it can be difficult to obtain the support that you need. Insurance companies typically do not have your best interests in mind, and you may not know how to pursue your legal right to seek compensation through a civil claim. Victims of car accidents, no matter what injury they have, are fully entitled to take steps to protect their right to a full recovery. 

Back injuries, because they are rather common for victims of car accidents, are sometimes dismissed as minor. While many back injuries do resolve in a matter of a few weeks, others lead to chronic pain and ongoing medical issues. When a car accident victim cannot participate in normal activities, deals with severe or constant pain or has accumulated substantial medical bills, grounds for a personal injury claim may exist. 

Those who are dealing with back injuries may require extensive medical care. Therapy or pain medication can be costly, and the most severe back injuries may require surgery. In extreme cases, back injuries are responsible for loss of the use of a limb or even paralysis. 

Those who cause car accidents because of irresponsible or reckless driving can be held to account for any physical or financial damages suffered by victims. Back injuries should be taken seriously, and a Texas lawyer experienced in personal injury cases knows how to vigorously defend the rights of those who have endured undue pain and suffering. Do not dismiss your injuries or assume that you do not have a case. Instead, seek a full understanding of your legal options.

Source: mayoclinic.org, "Back pain Symptoms", Accessed on Feb. 15, 2016

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