Category Archives: Whiplash and Soft Tissue Injury

WHIPLASH AVOIDANCE (…continued)

Presented by Pacific Coast Injury Group Member,            Dr. Steven Wachs. Last month, we discussed car safety features, proper headrest position, how to prepare for a crash, and to seek immediate treatment as ways to minimize … Continue reading

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WHIPLASH AND SIDE COLLISIONS

Presented by Pacific Coast Injury Group Member,            Dr. Steven Wachs. Whiplash is most commonly studied when it is a result of a rear collision where the occupant of the vehicle is injured from a flexion … Continue reading

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WHY AN ATTORNEY SHOULD CHOOSE AN MRI AFTER AN ACCIDENT

Post Provided by MRI Liaison David Perkins Attorneys may find themselves asking why a client should have an MRI after their accident.  Simply put, an MRI scan is the gold standard for injuries to the spine and other soft tissues.  … Continue reading

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WHAT IS WHIPLASH? – AN ATTORNEY SPEAKS

Posted by San Diego Personal Injury Attorney and  Legal Author Mark C. Blane What is a “Whiplash” Injury? Whiplash injuries occur when the neck (cervical spine) is suddenly and forcefully jerked, and is typically associated with car accidents. The speed of … Continue reading

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CHIROPRACTORS AND TREATMENT FOR AUTO ACCIDENT INJURIES

No matter how low the impact, or minor your car accident was, you need to be aware of any injuries that may have occurred.  More and more studies are indicating that even very low impact collisions can result in potential … Continue reading

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENS IN A “WHIPLASH” INJURY?

Whiplash is a slang term for an injury that occurs to the neck after the head has been literally “whipped” either forwards and backwards or sideways after a sudden jar. Therefore, this can occur from a slip / trip and … Continue reading

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PROOF OF SOFT TISSUE INJURY NOW POSSIBLE

What would you do and where would you go if you encountered this statement in regards to your case: “Absent any indication of objective findings of accident related trauma, such as laceration, ontusion, or abrasion. The patient’s symptoms should have … Continue reading

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WHIPLASH! DO I NEED AN ATTORNEY?

When you hear the word, “whiplash,” it brings to mind many different thoughts – motor vehicle collision (MVC), neck pain, headaches, concussion, jaw pain, litigation, car damage estimates – possibly a new car, medical costs, doctor’s appointments, sleepless nights, and … Continue reading

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