Car accidents can cause a variety of serious injuries for victims that are unexpected and victims may face unexpected physical, financial and emotional challenges as a result. Because of the serious impact car accident injuries can have on victims, which may prevent them from working or enjoying everyday activities, it is essential for them to be familiar with personal injury protections.
Victims of car accidents may suffer catastrophic injuries including brain injuries, spinal cord injuries or paralysis. Car accident victims can also suffer debilitating injuries that result in disability. Serious and catastrophic injuries victims may suffer include traumatic brain injuries; fractured vertebrae; skull fractures; nerve or muscle injuries to the back; slipped, bulging or ruptured disks; and spinal cord damage or paralysis.
Victims who have suffered brain, back or spinal injuries because of the negligence of another party, such as a negligent driver, may be able to pursue a personal injury claim for damages to recover compensation for their physical, financial and emotional damages. Damages car accident victims may need help with can include medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages. Car accident victims may be left unable to work and in need of ongoing medical care and treatment as they recover from the harm they have suffered.
Car accident victims should not have to do that alone which is why personal injury legal protections are available to help them and provide important protections when a careless driver has injured them. Victims and their families should be familiar with the legal resources available to them and how those resources can help with the difficult road ahead following a car accident.