Fayetteville, GA asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Georgia

Q: I was rear ended. Immediately had neck pain, back pain. Have pre/existing neurological condition. Is this a strong case

I have occasion hemorrhage over brain. Accident caused light headiness, feeling of brain swelling with tightness in my face plus lips tingled. Neurologist said the rattle of brain inside skull in rear end collision cause my pre-existing condition to regress backwards. Neurological symptoms lasted 6 months before subsiding.

2 Lawyer Answers
James Clifton
James Clifton
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Even if you have a preexisting condition, any aggravation to that condition or additional damage is the responsibility of the at-fault party. Schedule a free consultation so your medical records can be fully assessed. Don't wait too long though because the statute of limitations is 2 years for negligence cases.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry about your accident. I hope you're okay. In terms of liability, it is strong, since you were struck in the rear. In terms of correlating the injury to the accident and addressing the pre-existing conditions, an attorney would likely consult a medical professional for their opinion. Good luck

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