A car or truck accident is nearly unparalleled in its ability to inflict
serious, even fatal injuries upon victims. Unfortunately, a very large
portion of these accidents are caused by the negligent, reckless, or even
criminal actions of an irresponsible driver. If you or a loved one has
been injured anywhere in North Carolina, call our dedicated team of car
accident lawyers today to pursue fair compensation.
Our firm is devoted to injury victims. If you’ve been hurt, contact
us today for an
1. Soft Tissue Injuries
Whiplash is the most common type of soft tissue injury, but ligaments,
tendons, and muscles throughout the body can all be seriously injured
in a car accident. Back and neck injuries are definitely the most common,
and often go unnoticed for days or even weeks after a serious collision.
2. Cuts, Scrapes & Lacerations
In a North Carolina car accident, it is common to suffer some cuts or scrapes.
These range from minor scratches to serious, life-threatening lacerations.
The silver lining is that these injuries are typically noticed quickly,
allowing victims to get medical care to prevent infections and other complications.
3. Head/Brain Injuries
While many brain injuries don’t appear as outwardly serious as other
types of injury, they can be some of the most deadly. Just like with whiplash,
brain injuries are often not noticed for weeks after a collision. These
can occur when a person’s head strikes the dash, steering wheel,
or even the airbag, and the effects of a concussion or Traumatic Brain
Injury can impact the rest of a person’s life.
4. Broken Bones
Although broken bones are most commonly found in the legs, arms, and ribs,
any bone in your body is susceptible to injury in a serious collision.
While simple fractures will heal with time and a cast, more complex breaks
may require surgery to fully heal – if they ever heal fully at all.
Broken bones in the spine or neck can have a devastating, even fatal impact.
5. Emotional & Psychological Injuries
The psychological impact of a major car or truck accident is often understated.
The violent, physical nature of these collisions, combined with the loud
noises and lack of control, leave many people struggling with emotional
distress and even PTSD. The injuries victims often suffer can also be
a major blow to a person’s emotional healthy, as many injuries can
rob them of the life or identity they’ve built for themselves.
At Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau, our North Carolina car accident attorneys
are dedicated to the rights and dignity of injury victims and their families.
Call (919) 701-8132 today to learn how we can help you.