8 OF THE MOST
These are the injuries people typically
experience after getting into a car wreck.
1. Head injuries
Head injuries include damage to the eyes,
ears, mouth, nose, or any other facial feature.
These types of injuries can result in blindness,
loss of hearing, jaw fractures, or loss of teeth.
2. Brain injuries
A traumatic brain
injury (TBI) can be a
which can be
recovered from quite
easily, or a severe
injury that impairs
speech, vision, and
3. Neck and back injuries
Whiplash is a common car
accident injury because the
neck stretches and quickly
snaps back into place when a
car either suddenly stops or
The vertebrae, ligaments,
disks, or spinal cord can be
damaged from whiplash. This
in turn can cause paralysis or
loss of function in other parts
of the body.
4. Foot injuries
It’s not uncommon for feet, ankles, and toes to
be strained, sprained, or broken in a car
5. Leg injuries
Legs are extremely
susceptible to injury
because the lower
half of the body can
get easily smashed
by another car. Leg
injuries range from
minor bruises to
6. Knee injuries
If knees are abruptly twisted or turned, the
meniscus (the cartilage in the knee) can tear.
This can cause extreme discomfort and an
inability to walk.
7. Chest injuries
If a driver or passenger did not have a seat
belt on, the impact of the collision can break
ribs and possibly the sternum. However, air
bags have reduced the severity of these
8. Abdominal injuries
Hip fractures and injuries to abdominal organs
are very common in front-impact and side-
impact auto accidents. Organs that tend to get
the most damage are the liver, spleen, and
Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
If you’ve been injured in a car accident that
wasn’t your fault, you need the help of a
personal injury attorney.
A personal injury attorney like Craig Swapp &
Associates will help you get back on track
financially by getting you the money you
You can contact us today for a free
consultation by calling 800-404-9000 or by
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