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Compensation for Car Accidents Injuries

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A car accident can be anything from a minor collision to a life-changing incident. The severity of an accident’s injuries to a driver or a passenger can vary depending on many factors. These include how fast the cars were moving, whether the passengers were wearing seatbelts, and if the airbags were deployed.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Fractures and broken bones can occur in the arms and legs, as well as the torso. In serious cases, drivers and passengers may also suffer head and brain injuries. These can range from mild traumatic brain injury to permanent brain damage. Spinal cord injuries can be caused by car accidents and can result in total or partial paralysis.

The occupants can also suffer internal injuries such as bleeding or damage to organs that may not be visible at first. Burns and facial injuries can be caused by broken glass, hitting the steering wheel and dashboard, or from hitting them. Post-traumatic stress disorder is also a possibility.

Seeking Compensation

After a car crash, it may be necessary for you to sue the other driver to recover compensation to cover medical expenses, physical therapy, medication, and lost wages. Included are both present and future earnings.

Compensation can help repair or replace damaged vehicles and personal items of the occupants.

The occupants of some vehicles may suffer permanent disfigurement or disability, which can, in conjunction with PTSD affect their self-esteem and outlook on life. It can also affect their relationships and cause them to lose companionship or affection. This may be compensated.

This article was written by Alla Tenina. Alla is a top Sherman Oaks personal injury lawyer, and the founder of Tenina Law. She has experience in bankruptcies, real estate planning, and complex tax matters. The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information on this website may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information. This website contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; the ABA and its members do not recommend or endorse the contents of the third-party sites.

 

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