Neck Injury Attorney
After an Everett accident, many people experience serious neck injuries
A neck injury is caused by the sudden forceful movement of a motor-vehicle accident. The symptoms of neck injury can include restricted range of motion, chronic pain, and disc herniation. Fortunately, most neck injuries are typically not life threatening, but they can lead to a long periods of pain and disability.
Everett injury attorney Bill Coats is highly experienced handling neck injury insurance claims
Bill has worked with many clients who have suffered various neck injuries in an accident. He knows how painful and debilitating neck injuries can be, and he knows how they can negatively affect an injured person's professional and personal lives.
Common types of neck injuries include:
- Neck sprain - When ligaments are stretched or torn in the neck, the result is a neck sprain or strain, which can cause pain and stiffness.
- Pinched nerve - When a nerve is irritated or pinched, it causes the nerve to not work properly, resulting in weakness, numbness, and pain.
- Herniated disc - When neck motion puts too much pressure on a disc, a herniated disc may result.
For all neck injuries, the symptoms can be incredibly debilitating, can continue for months, and can require extensive medical treatment.
Throughout Bill Coats' 20 years of experience as an Everett personal injury attorney, he knows that neck injuries frequently are caused by collisions involving motor vehicles, including:
Everett neck-injury victims have resources available to help them move forward
After an accident, injured people and their attorneys need information as they prepare the insurance claim. Here we offer links to various organizations, including:
The Everett Police Department usually produces a traffic collision report after an injury crash. This report is a crucial piece of information needed to determine liability in a collision. Go here to request an Everett police report online.
The Everett Fire & Rescue Department often will respond to the scene of an injury collision, and they also produce important reports that will support your insurance claim.
The Washington State Patrol is the repository for the state's collision records. The agency receives all Vehicle Collision Reports from law enforcement officers at the state, county, city, and town levels, along with civilians that report their own collisions. These reports are written for each vehicle collision resulting in injury or death of any person, or damage to property to $1000 or more. Go here to request a copy of a traffic collision report.
Everett's major hospitals include Providence Everett Medical Center. This and other medical facilities will provide copies of your medical records and bills following treatment, which will be needed to fully support your neck-injury claim. Bill Coats and his team will obtain copies of these reports as they work up your personal injury case.
When an injury accident is serious or fatal, Everett attorney Bill Coats can help
When an injury is serious or a death occurs, contact Bill Coats to manage the financial recovery process by launching an insurance claim. Major injury or wrongful death claims are complicated and are hard to manage without legal help. Bill's years of experience enable him to efficiently and thoroughly manage your case to achieve the full settlement you are entitled to.
Since Bill Coats Law offers a no-cost consultation and works on a contingency basis, meaning that there are no up-front costs and all fees are paid when the claim is settled, there is no downside to contacting us immediately, to learn more about your rights and options.