helping law enforcement protect the community

Do you know what is being done in your community to protect the citizens from crime? Do you have a crime-watch program? Is there a community website that lists the current investigations and events that may have recently occurred? Law enforcement officials can only do so much when it comes to protecting a community. If your community is not active in protecting itself, crime rates could rise and many residents could find themselves the target or victim of crimes. Visit my blog to find out what you can do as a community to lower crime rates and help the law enforcement officials do their jobs.

About Back Injuries From Car Accidents

Law Blog

If you were involved in an accident and now you are left with a bad back due to the injuries sustained in that accident, then this article can be helpful. Here are some of the things you are going to want to know about accident-related back injuries: 

1. Back injuries can be hard to prove

While it's quite easy to endure a back injury in a car accident, it is also very difficult to prove many back injuries in court. This is due to the fact that a lot of injuries in the back can't be seen in an X-ray. An MRI would show much more, but it can be difficult to get an MRI done because they are very expensive and they are tests that insurance companies tend to try to refuse if and when they can. Another reason it can be hard to get an MRI is that a lot of doctors prefer for the patient to give it time for their back to heal from the original injury before they have imaging done and this can hold up finding out what is going on with one's back. 

When you go to court for your back injuries, it can look bad for you to only have an X-ray which makes it look like nothing was wrong. However, only things like actual bone breaks and a few other issues will show on the X-ray and this makes it look like you really aren't injured. 

2. A lawyer can be very helpful 

Since back injuries can be so difficult to prove, it is a good idea for you to get a car accident lawyer to help you with your case. Having a lawyer on your case can be the difference between you losing your case and you winning a good settlement. These lawyers are very knowledgeable when it comes to the different types of back injuries and the medical issues that can be working against you. 

If you have determined your car accident caused a back injury then you should speak to a lawyer right away. The sooner they begin working on your case, the sooner they can put your case together. If you give the lawyer ample time for the steps involved in the case, things will work out better. While lawyers are certainly able to do a great job in a rush, it's always best for them to have extra time.


10 September 2020