Injuries vary greatly in car crashes so be prepared

Written by
Abraham Jaros
Updated on Monday, Oct 23, 2023

Car crashes can cause serious problems with the human body. The injuries that you suffer in an accident can range from scrapes up to fatal ones. There is no way to predict exactly what injuries you will suffer in the accident, so learning about the possibilities might help you evaluate yourself for potential problems.

One of the issues that can occur is that you will suffer from a broken bone. This might seem like a minor injury, but think about how difficult it would be to do your job and handle life’s tasks with a broken arm or leg. This might be close to impossible.

Another issue is a head injury. This is an injury that might take days or weeks to show up. Once it does become evident, it can have serious consequences. You might find that you aren’t able to function like you need to. It might be hard to remember things that you need to do your job. Taking care of yourself might also be difficult.

Some car accidents lead to spinal cord injuries. These might cause paralysis, but can also lead to serious mobility issues. You may need extensive medical care and personal care help.

One thing to remember in these cases is that there isn’t any reason to think that you should be liable for these costs because of the crash. The driver who slammed into you should be the one who has to cover those. You can seek compensation for the effects of the crash to try to recover some of the money that you are out of because of the crash.

Source: FindLaw, “Types of Car Accident Injuries," accessed April 06, 2018

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