Unfortunately, neck and back injuries are common during car accidents; the impact strains the ligaments and muscles in the back, and the facet joints bear the brunt of the force. This can result in several injuries, including whiplash, disc herniation, compression fractures, and spondylolisthesis.
Contusions: bruises Strains: overuse of a muscle or tendon Soft tissue injuries can cause great pain and discomfort in the form of soreness, swelling, bruising, and stiffness. These types of injuries are common in vehicle accidents because of the impact of the collisions between vehicles.
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At first, it is not always clear that the child has had a choking incident." In fact, it is food -- not toys -- that is the most common culprit of choking accidents in kids under 5 years of age. More than 10,000 children visit emergency rooms each year due to choking on food.
Most people think of concussions as happening during football games or fights, but they can also be caused by car accidents or falls. Most concussions do not cause loss of consciousness. The symptoms of concussion can include headaches, inability to concentrate, and impairment of memory, judgment, balance and/or coordination.
Car accidents often cause mid-back and low-back muscle sprains, and sometimes cause more serious back injuries because of the impact force against the spine. Scrapes and Cuts In a car collision any loose objects inside the car immediately become projectiles thrown about the car’s interior.
When objects fall from vehicles, the owner or operator of the vehicle may be at fault and liable for injuries and property damage. The general law of vehicles carrying objects is that no vehicle can drive or move on any road or highway while carrying objects unless the automobile is constructed in covered in a way to prevent its load from dropping, sifting, leaking from the vehicle.
In most claims that arise from accidents or injuries -- from car accidents to "slip and fall" cases -- the basis for holding a person or company legally responsible for any resulting harm comes from a theory called "negligence.". Generally speaking, when someone acts in a careless way and causes an injury to another person, under the legal principle of "negligence" the careless person will be ...
$9,500 trial verdict for neck injuries resulting from a minor rear-end accident. $100,000 settlement for bulging discs requiring surgery after 60 year old plaintiff was rear-ended. $250,000 settlement for aggravation of a pre-existing neck injury in a car accident.
Average car accident compensation amounts vary, dependant on the circumstances of the accident you were involved in. For minor cases, the average compensation for a car accident is £1,170 - £4,450. For moderate cases, claims can be between £4,450 - £14,500 and in major cases, claims can be between £14,500 - £88,000.
Most car accidents are scary accidents and single car accidents are no exception. Many single car accidents involve bad weather conditions or possibly swerving to miss an animal. After a single car accident, often the driver does not feel at fault. Nothing could be done to avoid the accident.
Have you been injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall premises liability injury claim in Houston, Katy, Spring, The Woodlands, Cypress, Tomball, or anywhere in Texas? Personal injury attorney Stewart Guss has the knowledge, skills, and experience to make recoveries even in the most difficult cases.
In a “trip and fall” case, it is often much easier. Many times through depositions or discovery, we can establish that the defendant’s employees (or even management) had been in the area of the defect prior to the time the trip and fall injury accident occurred.
Rollover accidents are among the most dangerous type of vehicular crashes. They account for the highest fatality rate with more than 10,000 people killed every year in a rollover accident. 1 When a vehicle turns over on its roof or side the car accident is considered a rollover.