Soft tissue injuries and bruising would be the most common . Its very important to have these issues documented by an accident doctor as soon as possible, these injuries might not be too easy to prove. Other common injuries from auto accident are discussed below.
After an accident, your medical condition needs documentation, make sure if you are involved in a car accident you get to the doctor right away to get your injury documented so that you may receive the maximum settlement and treatment you deserve.
Neck Injuries are common in auto accidents for which a person was involved in a rear-end collision. Whiplash is common in these cases. Neck ligaments and tendons could be damaged from this type of collision. It is possible that these type symptoms would not show up for days, it’s very important to treat with a doctor after your accident.
Impacts can cause your body to torque, thus causing back issues. These common injuries can be slight, mild or severe. Back pain might include fractures, disk issues, or mild strains of the muscles. Some of these symptoms might not show up for days.
While this may not affect adults, it certainly affects children. The psychological effects of a car accident to a child could be devastating. Children exhibit a type of behavior that if it hurts them, they never want to do it again. Adults can be the same way, but once you look at the statistics, adults tend to come back to reality, children do not.
All a child knows is that they had a car accident and now they are scared. They do not want to ever experience a car accident again, so they will never ride in a car again. For children, cars become a very scary place to be. Time may heal this or talking to a professional counselor
This type of injury is a result of your face coming in direct contact with an object. If you were not wearing a seatbelt, your face might end up in the windshield in a head on collision. If you have seen pictures of car accidents, you may have seen a huge bubble in the glass, that’s where someone’s head went because they were not wearing a seatbelt.
Brain and head
Your brain rest on liquid. In an accident, your head might move forward and stop, but your brain does not. Although the outside of your head may show no damage at all, you could have what is called a TBI (Traumatic brain injury). Bruising on the brain could occur. A cat scan of the brain would be needed to determine this type of condition.
Cuts could be caused from flying glass, or objects inside the car at the time of the accident.
You could suffer multiple broken bones in a car accident. Broken arms, legs, ribs, ankles and wrist are the most common.
This could occur in major accident. Internal bleeding would need immediate attention from a hospital. Some of these conditions will be obvious right away, some will not.
These are the most common injuries after you have been involved in a car accident. All injuries need documentation from a doctor. If you have been hurt and need a doctor, search our database. If we do not have a doctor listed, please contact us immediately, we will find you one.