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Types of Injuries in Car Accidents

Injuries are common after a crash. Whether a crash is caused by a head-on collision or a  failure to yield the right of way, victims rarely leave the accident scene entirely unscathed.  In a simple car accident, you can experience injuries all the way from your feet to your  hands and back up to your head. Although a car accident only takes a second to occur,  it can cause a multitude of damage. In this blog post, we will list some of the types of  injuries we see after car accidents.  

Neck Injuries: Some of the most common injuries we see after a car accident are neck  injuries. It makes perfect sense just based upon the anatomy and based upon how car  accidents typically occur. Now let’s say you’re involved in a rear end accident and a car  hits you the car then pushes your car forward. As it pushes your car forward, the car seat  is pushing into you. In these types of accidents, your head will be whipped back which  causes which is a type of hyperextension injury. As your car slows back down, your head  whips forward which causes a hyperflexion injury. This is all made worse using a shoulder  restraint or seatbelt. While it remains important to wear a shoulder harness to prevent you  from being ejected from the vehicle, a shoulder harness can cause injuries as well. 

Headaches: when your head is flexed back and forth in an accident, it can cause a lot  of neck injuries as discussed above and issues with the joints, ligaments, discs, nerves,  and muscles in your neck. As you may already know, the nerves in your neck send signals  to your brain and when an injury is sustained, you may experience more headaches than  usual.  

Brain Injuries: If you were recently injured in a car accident and have been diagnosed  with a brain injury or have noticed symptoms, you should get immediate medical attention. Whether it is a motor vehicle accident, fall, sports-related concussion, or any other type  of head injury, the effects can be devastating for victims and their families.  

Hire a Car Accident Attorney Miami Today! 

After being involved in a car accident, it is important to make sure you obtain medical  treatment for your injuries after a crash. You want to make sure your doctor is experienced  treating patients who have sustained injuries in a car accident. It is also a great idea to  hire a car accident attorney who is familiar with handling car accident claims. This is  simply because Florida has specific laws that relate to car accidents and you want to  make sure you handle your car accident claim in the best manner. Hiring an attorney  relieves you from the stress that comes with an accident and allows you to avoid dealing  with insurance adjusters. Unless you have a background in insurance, car accident claims  can be challenging to deal with. At Suarez and Montero, we have all the answers to your  legal questions. We can also assist you in obtaining compensation for your injuries after  a car accident if you were a passenger in the accident. Our attorneys are ready to provide  proven legal representation and stand ready to protect your rights. We are available 24/7  to give you a free, no risk case consultation! At our firm, our policy is that if you don’t  recover compensation, you won’t pay any fees for our services. Not to mention, we also  provide free case consultations where we assess the circumstances surrounding your  case and give you an objective overview of what steps you can take going forward if you  decide to act against the party responsible for your injuries. For over 20 years, we have  delivered quality legal representation for people who, through no fault of their own, have  been injured in all types of accidents and incidents. We are available 24/7 to give you a  free, no risk case consultation.  

We serve clients throughout Florida including those in the following areas: 

Miami-Dade: Aventura, Coral Gables, Doral, Fontainebleau, Hialeah, Homestead,  Kendall, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, North Miami, Tamiami, and Westchester. 

Broward: Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and Weston;  and Palm Beach County including Boca Raton, Lake Worth, and West Palm Beach.