Unfortunately, car accident victims can suffer from a variety of serious injuries and may require help with their physical, financial and emotional damages. A personal injury claim can help them with those damages so they get the help they need with their medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages.
Car accident injuries can range from cuts and contusions to injuries that can result in death. Many car accident injuries car accident victims commonly suffer include whiplash injuries and other soft tissue injuries; spinal cord injuries; brain and head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries; paralysis, including quadriplegia; shoulder injuries; joint, muscle, back, neck and bone injuries, including broken bones; knee damage; burn injuries; and scarring and disfigurement.
Whiplash injuries are a common type of car accident injury that can be incredibly serious. An estimated one million car accident victims suffer whiplash injuries each year. Because whiplash injuries and other types of soft tissue injuries can worsen over time, car accident victims need to be familiar with what watch for and the symptoms of a whiplash injury. Symptoms car accident victims can experience include neck pain; shoulder pain or tightness; back tenderness; headaches; an achy jaw; vision troubles; ringing in the ears; vertigo; and exhaustion. Whiplash injuries can be difficult and costly to treat.
Car accident damages can help victims of car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents with their damages. As a result, car accident victims need to be familiar with how they can bring a claim for damages against the negligent party responsible for causing their accident.