Whiplash falls under the category of a soft tissue injury however; the pain can affect your everyday activities and make it extremely difficult to even get a good night of sleep. Since whiplash is a soft tissue injury, settlements are generally estimated between $2,000 and $10,000 however, depending on circumstances have the possibility to reach higher amounts. There are many different answers for this question and that’s because there are many different unique factors that go into each individual case. Unfortunately, when a settlement is provided by the insurance company, the average settlement for sustaining whiplash from a car accident might only be enough to cover your income lost during recovery time and medical expenses. Some factors involved while estimating a whiplash settlement include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Future medical expenses
  • Loss of mobility
  • Physical therapy