Whiplash can be Surprisingly Serious

Whiplash can be Surprisingly Serious

Auto Accident
Whiplash is a common injury suffered by victims of a motor vehicle collision – especially a rear-end collision. A whiplash injury typically occurs when a vehicle stops suddenly or is impacted suddenly, forcing the driver or passengers neck to whip backward and forward in a rapid motion. Although some whiplash injuries are relatively minor, other injuries are extremely serious and can take a long time to heal. Some whiplash injuries also require extensive medical treatment, including physical therapy, to recover. In the most serious whiplash cases, the accident victim could wind up with long-term or permanent pain and suffering resulting from his or her injury. If you have suffered a whiplash injury in a motor vehicle collision that you did not cause, call the experienced Fayetteville personal injury lawyers at…
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What to Know Before You Get in a Car Accident

What to Know Before You Get in a Car Accident

Auto Accident
When you experience a car accident, the shock and trauma make it hard to keep your wits about you. Many people are so shaken that they forget what they’re supposed to do after an accident. At Overman and Overman Law, we’ve seen many people forget to capture vital information after an accident. Being prepared for a car accident could mean the difference between a successful insurance payout or a long, drawn out court fight. Here are some of the steps drivers can take to ensure they are prepared for an auto accident. Have a Cellphone Handy Taking pictures of the accident after it happens is one of the most important steps in protecting yourself after an accident. Try to get a shot of the license plate of the other car,…
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