San Diego Personal Injury
If you find yourself suffering from any of these cases, please contact us for a free personal injury consultation.
If you are suffering from a head injury, we can help you. Head injuries are a common problem associated with car accident victims. You may suffer from chronic headaches, migraines, or pain at the site of impact if you have had a recent head injury from a car accident.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury from a car accident can leave you with numerous deficits. As you go through the recovery process, you may not gain your full abilities back. It isn’t easy to assess a traumatic brain injury, and it will take time and effort to establish the proper medical evidence for your case.
Whiplash is caused when your neck goes forward and then backwards because of a direct impact to your vehicle. Your neck muscles aren’t equipped to handle this type of movement, and you will suffer from pain in your neck and upper back muscles.
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries from a car accident can be extremely debilitating. If your spinal cord has been badly injured, you may be facing a lifetime of paralysis. If you have a spinal cord injury due to the negligence of another driver, it is time to consult with a personal injury attorney.
Disc injuries can range from mild bulging to complete destruction of the disc that results in emergency surgery. If you are suffering from pain, numbness or tingling because of a disc injury, or you have had to have restorative surgery, it is time to talk with an attorney to discuss your case.
Broken bones are another common injury when you have been hurt in a car accident. Broken bones require healing time, sometimes for several months. You will be out of work because of a broken bone, and it’s important to seek compensation for your lost wages.
Neck, Shoulder, Back, or Knee Injury
Car accident victims can suffer from all types of injuries, and those include neck, shoulder, back or knee injuries. If you have lost time from work because of your injuries, or you believe that you now have a permanent disability, it’s important to meet with a personal injury attorney. When you have an injury, you may find it difficult to return to work. If you are no longer able to be employed in your regular line of work because of your injuries, you are entitled to financial compensation if the other driver is found to be at fault.
If you have suffered burns because of a car accident, financial compensation may be due to you. If the burns have resulted in a permanent loss of function, or they are have caused permanent disfigurement, you have the right to sue for damages. Burns are very painful, and as you recover from a burn, your pain and suffering will be a big factor in determining the value of your case.
Amputation is the permanent loss of a finger, toe, foot, arm, leg, hand, or any other body part that was too injured from a car accident to be saved. If you have lost a limb because of a car accident and another driver was found at fault, you have a viable personal injury claim on your hands. You will able to seek damages for the loss of your limb, the pain and suffering you endured, and for the loss of income you will suffer because of your disability.
Paralysis occurs when you have suffered an injury to your spinal cord or surrounding nerves. Paralysis can be temporary, or it can be deemed permanent because of a severed spinal cord. If you are dealing with paralysis, you know all about pain and suffering. If your paralysis is due to a car accident, you owe it to yourself and your caregivers to seek financial compensation for your injuries.