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July 23, 2022

3 Common Types of Back Injuries

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Posted in Wisconsin Workers Compensation Related News

A back injury is more common among many people than you might expect. Many people suffer back injuries every day due to sudden accidents, like vehicle accidents and pedestrian accidents. They can also be a result of their occupation, affecting people like healthcare workers to Industrial employees who work in factories. Whatever the cause of your serious back injury, you could be prone to sustaining a back injury, you can depend on a lawyer for legal guidance. Contact a lawyer and they can help you file a claim. Know some of the common back injuries that a lawyer can help you recover compensation for. 

Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury can occur when the spinal cord is damaged as a result of pressure or blunt force trauma. For example, if you were working in a construction site or were on a bicycle when a car struck you, you could suffer a spinal cord injury. Partial or full paralysis can result in a disability, which can require significant lifestyle changes, and long-term medical care, which can change your life forever. 


A fracture happens when the body is struck by an object, inflicting damage and causing the bone to develop a small crack. They can be caused in car accidents, such as due to rear-end collisions. The damage can lead to severe pain. A fracture can cause a person to miss weeks of work. A back injury lawyer like one at Hickey & Turim, SC can help you recover compensation so that you can cover the cost of your medical treatment.

Muscle Strains 

Back injuries involving muscles can be caused by things like car accidents, slip and falls, or construction accidents. It is a serious injury that can result in limited mobility, and reduced flexibility and is often painful. Recovery from a back muscle strain can take weeks or months, causing victims to lose income. 

You can receive compensation for the illness or injury that you have suffered as a result of a personal injury accident. Take action to see what kind of benefits you are able to recover. The good news is that there are many kinds of damages that you can recover as a personal injury accident victim. Whoever navigates to the personal injury claims process can be difficult to understand and go through. Find out more about how a back injury lawyer can assist you by calling our law firm now. 

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