One common injury that can happen is whiplash, which is technically known as soft tissue damage. This can happen during a slip and fall, a car accident, or any injury where your neck and back suffer an injury from a sudden jerking movement. It can cause neck pain, headaches, stiffness, and cause problems with your range of motion. In some situations, it can even cause chronic pain. Here are some of the factors that determine how much your whiplash injury could be worth due to a lawsuit.