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Let a McMinn Austin motor vehicle accident lawyer protect your – and your family’s – interests after a serious car crash; call (512) 474-0222.


If you or a family member has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle collision that was someone else’s fault, not only are you handling the challenges of medical treatment and living expenses, you may also be looking for answers to questions like these:

  • Will the settlement my insurance company is offering be enough to cover all my medical expenses and lost wages?
  • If I don’t accept a settlement right away, will the offer be revoked?
  • Is my insurance company looking out for me?

Did you know? Your car insurance policy may include personal injury protection allowing you to collect immediate funds to pay for medical and other expenses related to your auto accident.

Our experienced car crash lawyers strive to help you recover maximum benefits from your policy as soon as possible. Do not negotiate or settle with your insurance carrier before allowing an experienced attorney to to review your case.

Get started now and have a McMinn car accident attorney on your side today!

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Don’t Wait; Get Your Case Eval Started As Soon As Possible

Physical evidence for your legal case degrades as time passes and witnesses can become more difficult to find.

Plus, you can expect your insurance company to act fast to try to limit the amount of money paid out on your claim; that, after all, is your insurance adjuster’s job. You need someone on your side to hold the insurance company and any at-fault parties accountable for the compensation you deserve. That’s where hiring a lawyer can make a big difference for you.

Your work right now is to work with your medical providers to heal and get well after your accident.  Let a McMinn Law Firm accident attorney do the rest.

At McMinn Law Firm, LLP, we have the knowledge, experience, and dedication necessary to get the compensation you deserve. We never charge for an initial consultation in personal injury cases, but instead, we take these cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning we don’t get paid unless you get a settlement or jury verdict in your favor.

Our compassionate attorneys work to understand the individual needs of each client. We are determined and aggressive when negotiating with the insurance companies, and if need be, we will are prepared to take your case to court.

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Get Medical Treatment Even For Injuries That Seem Minor Immediately After a Traffic Accident

The majority of car crash injuries are soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries are caused by damage to the muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the body.

The problem with soft tissue injuries is that very few physical signs of the damage appear. If any apparent symptoms of soft tissue injuries appear, it may be bruising or discoloration initially following the injury that quickly fades. Pain from the injuries, however, can last for week, months and even years, even ultimately interrupting a person’s ability to perform daily tasks.

The most common type of soft tissue injury is whiplash–a condition in which trauma to the muscles, tendons and ligaments in the neck, resulting from the harsh movements of a car accident, creates intense, debilitating pain for the victim. Usually whiplash is suffered in rear-end collisions when the passengers in the front car are propelled forward, and then thrown backward hard when the car comes to a sudden stop. The whipping motion of the head created by this go-then-stop movement causes the injury.

The symptoms of whiplash tend to be in the head and neck, but pain from inflammation can radiate down the spine, shoulders and arms. The pain can be dull or very sharp. Even worse, the pain might be in conjunction with blurry vision, jaw pain (TMJ) and debilitating headaches.

Medical Treatment of Injuries After a Wreck Provides Necessary Proof

To be able to make a claim against an insurance company, an injured person must be able to prove damages. There must be medical documentation.

When an accident occurs, the people involved may or may not go directly to the hospital to seek treatment. Because adrenaline (the fight or flight hormone) and beta-endorphins are released in the fear, shock, and confusion of an accident, these natural pain killers can block the pain a person may actually be feeling soon after a car accident. This might explain why many people who are very badly injured don’t feel the pain right away or even seek emergency help at all. However, once the victim has had a chance to settle down, the painful effects of the car accident will begin to arise as strained muscles, ligaments, and tendons tighten and become stiff over the next few days. A detailed research paper on whiplash can be found at the following link:
http://www.bcmj.org/article/biomechanics-whiplash-injury

Even if Your Car Has Only Minor Damage, You May Still Have Serious Injuries

Because whiplash can occur in collisions of fairly low speeds, the car many have very little damage. Insurance companies will try to use this in an attempt to defeat their claim. Insurance companies will have a victim believe that because there is no major damage to the vehicle, he or she should not be hurt. Instead, insurance companies will insist that if real injuries were sustained, the car would have more apparent damage. Therefore, the only way to prove that a person is, in fact, suffering from chronic soft tissue pain is through medical documentation and a strong attorney who is experienced with these types of car accident injuries.
It is imperative that anyone involved in an accident seek medical attention and speak with an attorney as soon as possible.


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