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Common Rear-end Car Accident Injuries

Posted by Jess A. Lorona | Feb 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Recovering from Car Accidents

Car accidents are the worst. Not only do they delay your whole day, but the inconvenience of losing your car to get it fixed is frustrating. Fender benders and other property damages are a headache to pay for as well as leaving your car at a mechanics for days and weeks. In the meantime, you are trying to figure out how you are going to get to work or take your kids to school. Now imagine all of that and getting injured. So not only do you have to have to deal with the headache of getting your car fixed, but now you have to worry about getting to doctor's appointments on top of everything else. Our Car Accident Attorney at Lorona Mead, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Family Law Firm, are here to help you through the hard times and get you the compensation you need to get back to good.

The Most Common Type Of Car Accident

Car accidents can cause injuries from minor to life-threatening. According to the research of 2017 accidents in Arizona, rear-ending is the number accident. Getting rear-ended is so scary because you either don't see the driver coming or you see them via your rear view window. Getting rear-ended is really hard to avoid and prevent. Even if you see a car coming toward you it is hard to tell if they are going to hit you. You may try to get out of the way by pulling over to the side, but sometimes that just makes it worse. Getting rear-ended causes some intense pain too. Here are some common kinds of injuries that people sustain when a car hits them from the rear-end:

  • Sprain and strains: most commonly this happens in your neck in the form of whiplash, but this can also be felt in your back as well. Any time you have an overexerted joint, it can result in sprain or strain.
  • Herniated Discs: Even though cars today are built to sustain low-speed impact, our bodies are more fragile than we think. Getting hit can cause a spinal disc to slip and bulge. Since you spine controls the information from the brain to nerve system, once you have a miscommunication it can cause you severe problems.
  • Broken bones: Depending on how hard the car hits you from behind you may suffer broken ribs or worse from the airbag dispensing. Even though the airbag will help prevent your face from smashing against the steering wheel, it can still cause you severe pain.

What To Do

Medical bills can pile up alongside mechanical bills. Our Car Accident Attorneys at Lorona Mead, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Family Law Firm in Phoenix are here to help ease the anxiety of your situation. Our legal team has a collective 50 years of experience working with clients just like you, and we have succeeded in getting our clients the payout they deserve. Call 602-385-6825 or click here to start your journey to success with us today.

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