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Common Soft Tissue Injuries

There are a few common catalysts for soft tissue injuries that often pertain to sports, exercise, or everyday activities. However, one of the primary culprits of acute soft tissue injuries is often a car accident. A strenuous blow to your body, like a car accident, can lead to various soft tissue injuries. These injuries can range from your neck to your feet and they greatly impact your customary method of living. Often, lawyers and insurance companies will claim that soft tissue injuries occurring from car accidents are not “real” injuries, but we are here to assure you that no matter the injury, you are entitled to get legal representation from a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island. Here at Birzon & Associates, we have many expert injury lawyers, known for winning their cases and getting their clients the benefits and compensation that they deserve. 

Soft Tissue Injury Categories:

From sports, to exercise, to driving around town for errands, soft tissue injuries can occur from a number of different circumstances. Soft tissue injuries are split into two categories: acute and overuse injuries. Overuse injuries typically originate from sports or exercise, while acute injuries are generally the result of a dangerous incident, like a fall or car accident. While most of the overuse causes are natural, acute injuries from car accidents habitually have a second party to blame. Fortunately, if you have been the victim of a car accident, there is a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island that is eager to help answer any questions or concerns that you may have. 

Common Acute Injuries:

While acute injuries can range in severity, any soft tissue injury should receive immediate treatment or else the pending results could be detrimental to your health. Some of the most common acute soft tissue injuries include a few of the following:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Contusions
  • Whiplash

Sprains:

Sprains occur when the ligament of a joint is stretched or torn due to excessive impact on the joint. The most common bodily locations for sprains are your wrists, knees, and ankles. Wrists, knees, and ankles are all easily affected during the event of a car accident. Feeling a sensation of pain or swelling while noticing bruising or inflammation can be a clear sign that you have developed a sprain. 

Strains:

Similarly to sprains, Strains occur when a muscle or tendon is stretched or torn due to excessive impact. Strains normally transpire in your legs, back, and feet. Bracing oneself during a car accident tends to lead to strains and sprains in the lower extremities, like the feet, knees, and legs. 

Contusions:

Contusions, also known as bruises, occur when there is a blow or repeated blows to the skin. Contusions refer to the breakage of soft tissue under the skin, which usually leads to pain, swelling, and discoloration because of the blood pooling around the injury. Contusions often occur during car accidents when your body is stopped by the airbag, seatbelt, steering wheel, or even windshield.

 

Whiplash:

Whiplash is a neck injury that often happens when your neck is thrown back-and-forth, especially during a rear-end car accident. There may be an ache and some stiffness in your neck which can further result in chronic headaches and back pain. 

 

Soft Tissue Injury Lawyer Long Island:

While soft tissue injuries may seem minimal, they have a large impact on the joints and bones within their vicinity. Refusing treatment for these injuries will make them increasingly worse, to the point where you may have trouble fulfilling everyday tasks. It is vital to take care of these injuries as soon as possible. Contacting a soft tissue injury lawyer on Long Island, such as the experienced professionals at Birzon & Associates, will provide you with the compensation and benefits you need to make a full recovery! Visit our website today to learn more about your legal rights and how Birzon & Associates can help you get compensation for your injuries today. 

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