What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?Whiplash often occurs in car accidents, but symptoms vary. Whiplash is notoriously challenging to diagnose, and this makes it difficult for patients to seek compensation to cover their expenses. Whiplash can happen in any kind of car accident but is more often associated with rear-end crashes. Upon impact, a driverâ€™s […]
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Can a Pothole Car Accident Cause Severe Injuries?
One of the more jarring experiences as a driver is hitting a pothole. A pothole is created by wear and weather and can become a large crater when not repaired properly. Hitting a pothole can damage your carâ€™s tires, suspension, and overall drivability, but potholes can also cause severe injuries. Even swerving to avoid a […]
Are Seat Belt Injuries Common After Car Accidents?
Organizations like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) advocate for wearing a seat belt, claiming that it significantly reduces the number of life-threatening injuries and fatalities. Seat belts are a vital part of car safety because they save lives. One should always be worn, but it is not uncommon for people to experience injuries […]
What Are the Dangers of Hidden Car Accident Injuries?
Accident-related injuries can be immediately apparent, like broken bones, burns, and lacerations. Others can be internal without obvious symptoms. These hidden car accident injuries can be serious and require medical immediate medical attention. Some common hidden car accident injuries include: Not seeking a timely medical evaluation after a car accident can be hazardous for your […]
Do Slip and Fall Accidents Increase in Winter?
Winter is upon us, ushering in an increase in personal injury accidents along with the cold, snow, and ice. As temperatures drop, parking lots, sidewalks, and other walking areas become snow-covered, icy, or slushy, creating dangerous conditions for slip and fall accidents. According to the CDC, medical costs for winter slip and fall accidents exceed […]
Can You Suffer PTSD After a Car Accident?
Car accidents can be life changing. The cost to repair or replace your vehicle or other damaged property may be financially devastating. Injuries may require extensive medical treatment. Other lasting effects are psychological, such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD. Despite popular belief, it is not just military in combat scenarios who are at risk of […]
What Are Common Car Accident Injuries?
Each year, millions of Americans are injured in car accidents, with some having more serious injuries than others. Even with vast improvements in vehicle safety over the past few decades, injuries still happen. Certain car accident injuries happen more often than others. The most common car accident injuries are listed below. Soft Tissue Injuries Perhaps […]
How Can Facial Injuries Be Prevented in a Car Accident?
Facial injuries from car accidents are very common. Not only are cuts, fractures, and burns to the face very painful, these injuries sometimes require surgery and reconstruction. Some leave permanent scars that can never be fully repaired. Unfortunately, these and other bodily injuries are not entirely preventable, particularly in high-speed collisions. However, there are steps […]
What Should I Do After a Serious Car Accident?
A car accident can leave you with vehicle repairs, excessive medical bills, and possibly even a life that is altered forever. Even minor car accidents can leave people with thousands of dollars in car repair costs and just as much, if not more, in medical expenses. Knowing what to do after a car accident can […]
What Are Leading Causes of Parking Lot Accidents?
Car accidents are bound to happen with so many vehicles and people moving in different directions in parking lots. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), tens of thousands of these accidents occur annually, resulting in debilitating injuries and costly property damage. It is not always easy to determine who is at fault for a […]