What is the Average Settlement for Car Accident Back and Neck Injuries in Georgia?

If you’ve been involved in any kind of accident – there is a very real possibility of contracting a cervical spine/neck injury. From car accidents & “whiplash” to slip and fall-type accidents – the neck and cervical spine area are vulnerable to not only impact injuries, but severe soft tissue injuries as the head and body are moved in opposite directions.

According to the neck & cervical spine injury accident settlement examples listed on this page, the typical Georgia car accident settlement is anywhere from $100,000 to $350,000. Settlements depend greatly on the unique circumstances of each case, which is why there is no accurate average settlement amount for neck & cervical spine injury accidents in Georgia.

 

Recent Payouts of Neck & Cervical Spine Injury Settlements in Georgia Won by Kalka Law

$250,000 Rear End Collision Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Rear End Neck Injury/ C5-C6 Decompression Injury

$100,000 Rear End Collision Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Client was driving west on I-285 in Dunwoody, Georgia. The at-fault driver was driving behind our client when she struck the rear of our clients’ vehicle. The at fault driver was cited for following too closely.

$100,000 T-Bone Car Accident Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Our client was driving eastbound on North Ave in Atlanta, Georgia. The at-fault driver was driving in the opposite direction when they failed to yield the right of way, striking our client. Due to the severity of the impact, our client’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

$175,000 Ride-Share Passenger Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Client was a passenger in a rideshare in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The driver of the rideshare, who was at fault, was not paying attention and struck the rear end of another driver. The driver of the rideshare was cited for the accident.

$160,000 Failure To Yield Car Accident Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Client was driving westbound out a driveway in Gwinnett County, Georgia. At the same time, the at-fault driver was reversing out of a driveway when they backed into the side of our client’s vehicle. The force of the impact caused our client to suffer enough injuries that required surgical intervention.

$350,000 Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting In Neck Fusion (MVA) Car Accident Neck Injury Settlement Amount

Motor vehicle accident where a neck fusion surgery was required.

$175,000 Motor Vehicle Accident With Injuries to Neck, Back, Abdomen, and Lower Leg Cervical Spine Injury Settlement Amount

Our client was driving east on Earnest Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw, Georgia. The at-fault driver was traveling directly behind our client when she realized our client’s vehicle was disabled with their hazard lights. She improperly changed lanes, striking the vehicle next to her, and then causing her to strike our client’s vehicle.

 

What Types Of Accidents Cause Cervical Spine Injuries in Georgia?

Cervical spine injuries can be caused by a variety of accidents – and the actual cause of the injury can range from a direct impact to the neck or upper spine, a sudden, forceful back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip (whiplash), or a compression injury caused by landing on the head or bottom and compressing the vertebrae and causing an upper spine injury to the cervical or thoracic spine.

Types of accidents that may cause a neck or cervical spine injury in Georgia:

  • Car accidents: Car accidents are the leading cause of cervical spine injuries, accounting for about half of all cases. This is because the neck is vulnerable to injury during the sudden and forceful moveme