If you consult an attorney in Tracy after an auto accident, one injury he or she will want to know if you are suffering from is whiplash. New research into whiplash has indicated that more people than expected suffer from chronic complications after whiplash, which could influence the amount of compensation your personal injury lawyer pursues on your behalf.
Watch this video to learn more about whiplash injuries and what new research is saying about chronic pain and other complications. Personal injury lawyers consider chronic effects of injuries when determining how much compensation is appropriate after an accident. Your injury lawyer may ask you to consult with your doctor about your likelihood of having chronic problems to make the best plan for your case.