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Back Injuries

Back injuries are very common, with many adults suffering from back pain which does not seem to have any specific cause. These minor back complaints are a whole different ball game to the back injuries you can sustain in an accident, which can tend to leave sufferers requiring extensive physical therapy, perhaps for many years following the original damage. Depending on the type of back injury you have sustained, you may also require grueling surgery to repair it. Even back injuries which are not quite severe enough to necessitate surgery can have a significant impact on your life, preventing you from earning the income needed to support your family, and from participating in your usual daily activities. When you are in pain and facing financial hardship, the emotional toil can be almost as debilitating as the physical injury.

Rather than suffering in silence and accepting the circumstances you have found yourself in through no fault of your own, hire a San Diego back injury attorney to pursue the compensation you deserve.

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Common Types of Back Injury

While gaining our decades of experience as San Diego personal injury attorneys, we have encountered numerous types of back injuries, sustained in a variety of ways. One of the most common causes of a back injury, in our experience, is auto accidents, but damage to the back can also be caused by slip and fall accidents, workplace accidents, and more.

In terms of the actual injuries themselves, the types we are most commonly hired to seek compensation for tend to include the following:

  • Back strains or sprains

  • Back spasms

  • Bulging, herniated, or ruptured discs

  • Slipped discs

  • Spinal fractures

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Nerve damage

  • Chronic pain

  • Sciatica

  • Disc compression

  • Hematoma

  • Torn ligaments

Remember, this is not an exhaustive list. No matter how your back injury was sustained, our expert San Diego attorneys can successfully recover the monetary damages you are entitled to. We pledge to work tirelessly on your behalf, as we strive to hold the responsible party accountable for their negligent or willfully dangerous behavior.

Did you know that 22% of all documented injuries in 2013 were back injuries, in their various guises? 149 of them were fatal, over that 12-month period alone. If you have been one of the thousands of Americans to sustain a back injury, do not suffer alone.

Working with A San Diego Back Injury Attorney

With almost 3 million workdays lost to back injuries every year in the United States, this is certainly not a minor issue. Chronic pain, short- or long-term disability, paralysis, loss of mobility, and inability to drive are just some of the common consequences of back injuries, and each of them could have a devastating impact on your life.

If you have been injured in a workplace accident, slip and fall accident, auto accident or otherwise, a highly-skilled San Diego back injury attorney has the expertise required to secure the full settlement you are entitled to.

To find out what our lawyers can do for you, schedule your free initial consultation by calling us today.