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The Impact of a Car Crash on Your Body

 

NYC Car Accident LawyerMotor vehicle accidents can have significant impacts on your body. Although some may be obvious, other impacts may be subtle. Insurance companies may do everything possible to reduce fair compensation by claiming that accident victims only suffered ‘minor’ injuries. This is the exact reason why you need an experienced NYC car crash attorney to protect your rights and get you the full compensation that you deserve.

Common Injuries Suffered in Car Crashes

The type of injury you suffer in a motor vehicle crash depends on the collision. The mechanism of how the accident happened can significantly impact the type of injury you suffer. For example, in a head on collision, your car will come to a stop while you and your passengers continue moving in the same direction your car was travelling. This can result in serious injuries to your neck and spine.

While symptoms of certain injuries may surface immediately after an accident, some injuries can take weeks before showing the severity of symptoms. This is why it is important to seek medical attention after a car collision, to check out what might be considered a minor yet persistent ache or pain.

Some common car accidents and the injuries which typically result from them include:

  1. Rear end collisions: These types of accidents are typically caused by distracted and careless driving. Flexion/extension injuries may be the most common type of injury in rear end collisions. The motion pulls and tears muscle tissue in your neck and upper back.
  2. Side impact collisions: These types of accidents happen when drivers do not observe traffic signals and stop signs. Side impact accidents generally occur at high speeds, resulting in serious crushing injuries, lacerations, glass-related injuries and fractures.
  3. Head on collisions: These types of accidents can be the most serious and can even be fatal. When a car is driven the wrong way on a road and crashes into another car, it can cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities.

Help After a Car Collision

When you have suffered a serious injury in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by another negligent or reckless driver, it is easy to feel lost and scared. The last thing you want to do is take steps or fail to take steps that will negatively impact your legal rights. Hiring an experienced NYC car accident attorney will help you protect you and get you the full compensation that you deserve.

Call a NYC Car Accident Lawyer Today

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury in any type of car accident that was caused by the reckless actions of another party, you may have a valid personal injury claim and be entitled to monetary compensation. For more information or to consult with one of our experienced NYC car accident attorney please call Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. at 1-800-529-9997.

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