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Common Injuries from Car Accidents

Los Angeles Car Accident Attorneys

There are many different types of injuries that a person may sustain in a car accident. Any person involved in the collision may be affected, including the driver, passenger, pedestrian, cyclist or motorcycle rider. Even a bystander may be at risk of injury due to flying debris. The extent and type of injury will vary depending on the particular collision, the force of impact and where a vehicle is struck.

Additional factors such as the crashworthiness of a vehicle and whether a victim is wearing a seatbelt will also make a difference. In multi-vehicle collisions, the smaller vehicle will be more likely to sustain the majority of damage and this applies to the occupants; they will be at greater risk of injury.

Neck and Head Injuries

One of the most common injuries suffered in a car accident is whiplash. Even though whiplash is considered to be a more minor injury than others, it can still cause long-term pain for accident victims. Whiplash occurs to a person's neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force, and can lead to a prolonged period of partial disability. While some whiplash victims recover quickly, other cases require extensive medical care and sick leave.

Another common type of injury suffered in car accidents is brain and head trauma. This can cause severe damage to the brain, scalp and skull, and can lead to traumatic brain injury. The symptoms of traumatic brain injury are not always easy to ascertain, and it is extremely important that you seek medical attention immediately following an accident even if you think that you are not injured. This will not only protect your right to pursue financial compensation in the future, but it will also benefit your health and future wellbeing.

Injury Lawyer for Car Accident Claims and Lawsuits

A skilled Los Angeles car accident lawyers at The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus can help if you through this process if you have been injured in any type of car accident in the greater LA area. Our team is highly experienced in addressing the many issues that may arise for a victim injured in a car accident, including emotional and physical trauma as well as financial issues related to medical expenses and lost wages.

We can help you through the process of filing your insurance claim to seek the full financial compensation that will help you rebuild and move on.

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