There are many types of injuries that may be suffered in a Washington car accident and many of them have long-term consequences. Soft tissue trauma is one of the most common injuries to overlook because it is not as obvious as a broken bone or a bleeding laceration. Many soft tissue injuries are mistakenly dismissed as minor and easily treatable with painkillers and rest. Unfortunately, it is common for soft tissue injuries to get worse over time and for the victim to suffer from chronic pain.
A soft tissue injury is any damage involving the muscles, tendons, and ligaments. A majority of injured car accident victims suffer some form of soft tissue injury. This type of trauma does not show up on X-rays and often manifests as nothing more than discomfort shortly after the crash. Read the rest »