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February 09, 2022

What Kind of Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents? 

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Sadly, car accidents happen every day. They can range from incredibly mild without anyone sustaining injuries, to severe and catastrophic. You should always reach out to an experienced car accident lawyer, like one from Tuttle Law, to get compensation for all of the expenses that you experience from being involved in a car accident. After all, if it was not your fault, you absolutely deserve for the at fault party to be held accountable for their negligence. 


One of the most common injuries people sustain from being involved in a car accident is whiplash. It often goes away on its own, but may require some physical therapy or even time off of work. You deserve to be compensated for this. 

Broken Bones

In particularly hard crashes, a person may fracture one or several bones. Whether you hit the side of your car or the dashboard and break a bone, it likely will take some time to recover from this. Your car accident lawyer may suggest filing damages for both the medical expenses and even lost wages due to missed work. 

Facial Disfigurement

Burns and deep cuts can cause permanent injuries. You may lose some nerve functioning or even be facing scarring and lifelong scars because of the accident you were involved in. You deserve to have physical therapy completely covered, as well as any surgeries that you may need. This should include surgeries to look the way you did before the accident as well. 

Permanent Disabilities

You may face a permanent disability from being involved in a bad car accident. You should be able to get as much physical therapy as needed as well as any kind of surgery that can get your life as close to normal as possible. You should also not lose out on any finances while going through the recovery process. Your lawyer may try to seek compensation for lost wages due to missed work as well. 

Contact a Car Accident Lawyer

You should reach out to a lawyer as soon as possible following a car accident. Not only will your lawyer be able to gather evidence to help prove your case, but he or she will also know how to calculate compensation that you deserve and fight for you in court if you determine that this is the best option for you. Your lawyer will not only look at the damages that you have already paid, but he or she will also try to come up with an accurate amount that you will likely owe in the future to add that to your compensation amount as well. 

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