For many who experience a blow to the head or face in a car accident, TMJ may occur as a result. Short for temporomandibular joint injury, TMJ is an injury to the joints and ligaments where the jaw meets the skull. This can cause significant pain and discomfort to those it affects. The jaw may click or lock constantly, and affected individuals may find it too painful to even chew food. Sometimes, a mouth guard may repair the damage. In other instances, extended physical therapy may be required. And in the worst cases, injured individuals will have to face surgery in the hopes of obtaining relief.
The bottom line is TMJ is painful and can disrupt an individual’s quality of life. So if your TMJ was the result of a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, and pain and suffering.
Did A Car Accident Cause Your TMJ?
At Law Office of Jeffrey A. Jones, P.A., we help car accident victims obtain compensation, regardless of the type or severity of their injuries. We understand that our clients’ lives have changed since being injured. They face pain, treatment and rehabilitation, and significant medical expense. Our lawyers know it is hard to adjust after an injury, but we are here to help. We have been bringing accident claims for injured Minnesotans for a long time. Our job is to fight for your rights to financial recovery so you can focus on moving forward to a better place.
If you are experiencing jaw pain after a car accident, do not discount it as a minor injury or nuisance. You may have TMJ, and it can result in a range of complications and pain down the road. Contact our firm for a free consultation and let’s discuss your injuries and legal options together.
Contact The Minneapolis/St. Paul Injury Attorneys At The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Jones, P.A.
If you suffered a jaw injury in car accident, we are here to help you and your family rebuild your lives. Contact our Minneapolis lawyers at 612-335-9975 to discuss your case. You deserve justice, and our law firm will help you get it.
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