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Chronic Pain After a Car Accident

Although car accidents can happen in an instant, the injuries they cause can leave you in pain for the rest of your life. Chronic pain lasts indefinitely and does not improve on its own. Chronic pain can affect all areas of your life including your work, relationships, hobbies, and overall happiness and lifestyle. It may require ongoing medical treatment, rehabilitation, and pain management so you can continue to live your life, which can be expensive.

If you are suffering from chronic pain after a car accident caused by someone else, you may be able to file a claim for compensation. The attorneys at The Benton Law Firm understand that chronic pain can take a toll on your life and add unwanted stress. We are here to provide support and representation so that you may be compensated for the lasting pain and suffering you will continue to endure after your accident. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today at (214) 777-7777 to schedule a free consultation.

Why You Need An Attorney

The effects of chronic pain go far beyond the physical discomfort you feel. Often, you may see multiple doctors in order to find the source of, and a treatment for, your pain. This can result in medical bills accumulating to the point that you are unable to pay for further treatment for such pain. Chronic pain can also lead to you missing work, resulting in a loss of wages or income. It can affect your personal life in that you can no longer enjoy the things you once did or spend time with family doing activities you all enjoy.

Because chronic pain results in financial stresses and the inability of you to enjoy your life as you once did, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. An experienced personal injury attorney can take over your legal claim while you focus on your recovery and your family. They can investigate your accident, identify the liable parties, calculate the full amount of damages you are entitle to, including future damages, and negotiate with insurance and attorneys until you get the money you need. With a lawyer’s help, you are far more likely to get the full amount of compensation you deserve.

Why You Should Choose The Attorneys At The Benton Law Firm

At The Benton Law Firm, our goal is to provide you with compassionate yet aggressive representation so that we can pursue the best possible outcome. Our attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for our clients and have the experience required to be successful in a personal injury lawsuit.

We provide a free initial consultation. This means that we will listen to your story and help you to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit is feasible before you ever commit to us. We are available 24/7 to our clients, and we make it a point to return all calls and messages while keeping our clients updated on the status of their cases.

The Benton Law Firm works for clients on a contingency fee basis. Unless we recover compensation for you, you will owe no fees. In other words, consulting with and hiring the attorneys of The Benton Law Firm is risk-free. We cover the costs of your claim upfront and only take a fraction of your final settlement at the very end of your case.

Common Car Accident Injuries That Result In Chronic Pain

Car accidents can cause sudden movements of the body that impair connective tissues or muscles, especially in the head, neck, or back, that can result in pain and suffering long after the accident has occurred. Common injuries that result in chronic pain after a car accident include:

  • Whiplash
  • Trauma to the spinal cord
  • Other spinal or back injuries such as herniated or dislocated discs
  • Concussions
  • Other trauma to the head or brain
  • Sprains and dislocations
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Injuries to the shoulder, typically from the seatbelt

When you’ve suffered from an injury in a car accident, it is important to seek medical treatment right away. A doctor will be able to provide documentation that your injury is likely to result in chronic pain long after your accident has occurred. This documentation will likely be necessary to prove you suffer from chronic pain and are entitled to compensation for it.

How To Deal With Chronic Pain

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, there are certain things you should do in order to manage the resulting chronic pain.

You should seek medical treatment and follow all the advice of the doctor. A doctor will help to determine if physical therapy might help you to cope with chronic pain or if something more serious, like surgery, needs to be done. Additionally, a doctor can prescribe medications that ease the pain from which you are suffering. You will be provided with methods and techniques to cope with the chronic pain so that you can get your life back to as normal as possible.

It is important to also speak with your doctor about possible alternative treatments for pain. Sometimes pain can result from a psychological issue that requires therapy. Other times, victims of car accidents find relief from chronic pain through certain exercises, meditation and relaxation, or other forms of alternative medicine such as acupuncture. It would benefit you to explore all of your options in coping with long-lasting pain.

Contact The Attorneys Of The Benton Law Firm Today

If you have been injured in a car accident in Dallas and you now suffer from chronic pain as a result, contact The Benton Law Firm for a free legal consultation. As the victim of a car accident that resulted from another person’s negligence, you have the right to demand compensation for your injuries and damages associated with the accident.

Texas has one of the worst records in the country for car accidents, and many of these accidents mean life-long pain for the victims. You need an experienced car accident attorney to fight for your right to compensation. Call the skilled car accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm at (214) 777-7777 to discuss your accident and your options today.

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