TREATMENT OF AUTO ACCIDENT CLAIMS
"The threshold for cervical spine soft tissue injury becomes a reality at 5 mph"
"The amount of damage to the automobile bears little relation to the force applied to the cervical spine of the occupants" - Charles Carroll MD, Paul McAtee MD, and Lee Riley MD
Gig Harbor Chiropractic specializes in the handling of your auto injury case. We make it simple for you to access the care that you need, especially when you may be in pain and discomfort after an auto accident. Drs. Messer have years of experience in the handling of auto accident claims.
In addition to providing the medical care you need, we provide our patients with information such as: how personal injury cases are handled, whether you may need an attorney to represent you, what you can expect from the insurance adjusters, and what is a reasonable settlement for your case. If you have an attorney, we will work closely with their firm, or if you need a referral to an attorney, our office can provide a list of reputable personal injury attorneys that our office has worked with for the past several years.
If you have been injured in an auto accident, don't wait to seek medical evaluation even if you feel you may have no injuries. Often injuries do not show up until days or weeks after an accident. A thorough chiropractic evaluation is essential to your health especially after an injury.
Signs and Symptoms you may have suffered a whiplash after a motor vehicle accident: Neck pain or stiffness, Headaches, Fatigue, Shoulder pain, Anxiety, Mid or lower back pain, blurred vision, dizziness, limb pain, ringing in the ears, irritability.
Most state mandatory liability insurance law (Personal Injury Protection) provides those people who have suffered from injuries in an automobile accident a minimum of $10,000 per person for reasonable and necessary expenses one year after an automobile crash, for Chiropractic, Medical, Dental and other services needed due to the crash.