1st Health 2nd Legal. Get evaluated immediately to rule out life threatening conditions,fracture, dislocation, and ligamentous laxity. Many ER & Urgent Care physicians refer to multi-disciplinary practices that deal specifically with personal injuries such as whiplash. They will be able to refer you to a respectable personal injury attorney that work on a contingency (lien) basis. .
Whiplash. Whiplash is a muscle or tendon strain of the spine. There are law firms and attorneys that mediate between drivers and insurance companies. The attorney does not charge hourly fees. Instead, attorneys receive 40% of the settlement if no courtroom work is required and 50% if the attorney goes to court on your behalf. The attorney will often pay medical expenses during ongoing negotiations too.