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What injuries are commonly sustained in a car accident?

Although it only takes a split second for a car accident to occur, the incidents can cause injuries that have the potential to affect a person for a lifetime. There are many different types of injuries that can be sustained from a car accident, but there are some that are more common than others.

To better determine the types of injuries commonly sustained in car accidents, it can be helpful to explore what kind of car accidents are commonly occurring. Rear end car accidents are quite common and thus the car accident injuries that result are often characterized by whiplash injuries to the head, neck and back. These injuries can often go undiagnosed initially, worsened days or weeks after the date of the car accident.

Beyond that, in many car accidents, the airbags deploy. This can cause chest and head injuries quite easily, beyond the actual injury due to the impact. If anyone has suffered a serious injury in a fall or in a sports accident, they known how long it can take to treat and heal from any injury. Because car accident injuries can be quite abrupt, the severity of injury can be quite severe due to the sudden jolting nature of car accidents. Getting swift and complete treatment for car accident injury is necessary and paramount.

Getting treatment is step one. Paying for it is another matter. If negligence can be proved on behalf of the party involved in your car accident injury, the injured has the right to collect damages. Seeking these damages can be done through a personal injury suit.

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