Neck Injuries

Neck Injury Lawyers in Waldorf

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If you or your loved one suffered a neck injury, such as whiplash or a spinal cord injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your damages. At Farmer & Klopfer, we aggressively represent victims of negligence throughout Southern Maryland. Our Waldorf neck injury lawyers have recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of injured individuals and their families. While we always strive for the best and fastest settlements possible, we are fully prepared to take your case to trial if necessary. Our team is well-versed in the state’s personal injury laws; we know what it takes to fight for you—and win.

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How Neck Injuries Occur

Like any other catastrophic injury, neck injuries can occur as a result of a variety of accidents. Even a seemingly minor accident, such as a “fender bender,” can lead to severe whiplash which may affect the victim’s everyday life.

Some of the most common causes of neck injuries include:

Neck injuries range in type and severity, from soft tissue neck injuries to those that affect the spinal cord and central nervous system. Common neck injuries include muscle strains, neck sprains, “pinched” nerves, whiplash and whiplash-associated disorders, herniated/bulging discs, fractures, and more.

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Regardless of the type of neck injury you have sustained or how it occurred, you are likely facing many challenges ahead. Neck injuries can require extensive medical treatment, which can be very costly. You may be out of work, either temporarily or permanently, placing additional financial strain on yourself and your family. And, of course, there are numerous physical and emotional challenges associated with being involved in a major accident, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

At Farmer & Klopfer, we understand what you are facing. We also understand how to take on insurance companies and other liable parties. These entities do not have your best interests in mind—but we do. Our award-winning Waldorf neck injury attorneys are prepared to fight for you every step of the way.

For a free initial consultation, call (301) 265-2220or contact us online. There are no fees for you unless we recover compensation on your behalf. 

Commonly Asked Questions About Neck Injuries

How do I know if my neck injury is serious?

If you cannot move your neck at all without sharp pain, then your neck injury could be serious. Other signs of a serious neck injury are numbness to a body part, swelling in the neck, and a cracking sound when moving. You should see a medical professional as soon as possible if you have been in an accident that might have hurt your neck. Only a doctor can accurately diagnose the severity of your neck injury.

What are the most common types of neck injuries?

Small fractures to the neck bones and soft tissue injuries to the surrounding muscles, tendons, and ligaments are among the most common types of neck injuries. Even though these injuries might seem minor, they can cause harsh consequences. Whiplash is also a common neck injury suffered mostly by people in car accidents.

What is the most common cause of a neck injury?

Car accidents are among the most common causes of neck injuries in the United States. Each day, hundreds of people are seriously injured in an auto accident, and many of them will suffer some sort of neck injury like whiplash.

Can a neck injury cause paralysis?

Damage to the bones, tendons, and muscles of the neck can cause debilitation. Damage to the spinal cord within the neck can cause paralysis. Spinal cord damage that far up the spine can be catastrophic and cause quadriplegia or paralysis in all four limbs.

How does a lawyer figure out how much a neck injury claim is worth?

A neck injury attorney can calculate the worth of a client’s claim by adding together all of their damages, including those that will be incurred in the future. Medical treatments, missing wages, reduced income capacity, permanent disability, and pain and suffering are often the main components that come together to create a damage total.

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    “I couldn’t be happier with the service I received from this law firm. I felt comfortable from the minute I first walked through the door. I had less than two weeks before the expiration of my personal injury filing date and was overwhelmed. My first appointment was with Elizabeth who took my huge stack of papers with a smile and said, “Let me take care of this for you.” Although all of the staff that I encountered were wonderful, my main experience was with Mr. Farmer and Elizabeth who were both kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable. My case was handled professionally and in a timely fashion. My case was recently concluded and I am very happy with the outcome and would not hesitate to use them again or recommend them to my friends and family in the future. Need a good law firm, no need to look further.”

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    “Mr. Farmer and his associates go the EXTRA mile for all their clients! It's nice to feel safe at the hands of your attorney and get a great outcome! Every experience I've personally had, as well as watched, has been nothing short of miraculous!! Farmer and staff are who you want on your side!!!”

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    We could not have asked for a better group of attorneys to handle our legal problem. James Farmer and Melvin Allen were very knowledgeable, confident and successful in handling our case. I will definitely be referring this Law Firm to others.

  • Showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck

    “James Farmer and his team exceeded all expectations! I had a very serious criminal case and his firm was recommended to me by a family member. I was incarcerated during this time and he and his associate Stephanie came to update me on multiple occasions on the progress of my case. They were not only professional but the amount of time and energy they put into my case showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck! They prepared for trial, but in the end was able to work out a plea deal that did not include any jail time. I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Farmer and his team for any criminal case!”

  • A wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense

    Mr. Farmer and his team were impressive through their work effort and detailed approach in every phase the Civil Court Personal Injury case. They also were responsive to any questions/concerns, supportive and communicated well through out the process. In the end, a satisfactory settlement was achieved. Mr. Farmer would be a wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense.

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