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    Do You Know the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?
    February 14 2022

    A car accident damages more than just your vehicle. It can damage you and your passengers. If you have been involved in a car accident, you should seek medical help immediately. A medical provider can help identify and treat any resulting injuries. Here, we will discuss the most common car accident injuries that you may experience.

    A Las Vegas area car accident can be a difficult experience. If you are injured in a Las Vegas area car accident, seek medical care. Once you have received medical care, contact a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will help to protect your rights and ensure you receive maximum compensation.

    As a Las Vegas car accident victim, you don’t want to fight alone against insurance companies. They do not have your best interests in mind. Anthem Injury Lawyers has a dedicated team of lawyers and staff ready to help you with your personal injury case. Insurance companies and other parties are not interested in helping you receive what you should as a victim in a Las Vegas accident. Your Las Vegas car accident lawyer should have a proven track record of winning cases like yours for significant compensation. Our lawyers offer you 25 years of experience winning top compensation for Las Vegas accident victims.

    Time is of the essence when pursuing compensation in accident cases. Don’t delay—have our Las Vegas car accident lawyers review your case. Sometimes people avoid contacting an accident lawyer because they worry about cost. You don’t have to worry about affordability. Our attorneys don’t get paid unless they win your case. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers at (702) 745-8167 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Cuts and Bruises

    After a collision you may find that your body has an assortment of new cuts and bruises. Even a relatively minor car accident can cause damage to your body.

    A common injury after a car accident is bruising from the seat belt. When your body slams into the seat belt during impact, it can break blood vessels near the skin’s surface, resulting in a bruise or bruises. Most bruises heal on their own and will go away in a few weeks, if not sooner.

    If the accident breaks windows then you may have cuts from the glass. A cut is a break or opening in the skin. Cuts can vary by severity and may require medical treatment.

    Whiplash

    Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, when the soft tissues (muscles and ligaments) of the neck extend beyond their typical range of motion. Whiplash gets its name from this motion because it is similar to the motion of a cracking whip. The most common cause of whiplash is rear-ended auto accidents.

    If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you should seek medical care immediately. Once you have sought medical care, you should contact the experienced team at Anthem Injury Lawyers. We have experienced car accident lawyers who are ready to help you. Our personal injury lawyers offer the experience you need to help you win in car accident cases, bus accident cases, motorcycle accident cases and many more accident scenarios where someone else’s actions lead to you becoming an accident victim. Contact us today at (702) 745-8174 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Fractures

    A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone. A fracture can be either open or closed. An open fracture is when the bone pokes through the skin. A closed fracture is when the bone is broken but the skin remains intact. A fracture most often happens when more force is applied to the bone than the bone can take. This can occur during a car accident when your body comes into sudden contact with other parts of the car. While most fractures are not life-threatening they still require treatment. Recovery will depend on the severity of the break.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Car accidents can impact more than just your physical health, they can also impact your mental health. One serious psychological consequence of a motor vehicle accident is post-traumatic stress disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. The symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder following a serious motor vehicle accident can vary by the individual and may include the following:

    • Psychologically re-experiencing the trauma
    • Persistent avoidance of thoughts or situations associated with the accident
    • Numbing of emotional responsiveness
    • Increased physical arousal

    If you experience any of the above symptoms after a car accident, speak with a medical professional immediately. Once you have sought medical care, contact an experienced personal injury attorney. The attorneys at Anthem Injury Lawyers offer decades of experience winning significant compensation for accident victims. Exactly the experience you need to win your Las Vegas accident case. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers today at (702) 745-8172 to schedule an appointment for a free consultation.

    Spinal Cord Injuries

    Auto and motorcycle accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. According to the Mayo Clinic, these accidents account for almost half of new spinal cord injuries each year. A spinal cord injury occurs when there is damage to the spinal cord. This type of injury can cause permanent changes in strength, sensation, and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you suspect that you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury, it is important to seek immediate medical attention.

    Traumatic Brain Injuries

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries resulting in hospitalization. A traumatic brain injury usually occurs after a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. A traumatic brain injury can have many symptoms including physical, sensory, cognitive, behavioral, and mental. Traumatic brain injuries are classified by severity as either mild, moderate, or severe. Regardless of classification, it is important to remember that any injury to the brain is serious and should receive prompt medical care.

    One of the most common types of traumatic brain injuries is a concussion. A concussion is generally referred to as a mild traumatic brain injury. Concussion symptoms can vary and should be immediately discussed with a medical care provider.

    EXPERIENCED LAS VEGAS PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

    We hope the above discussion helps you understand common car accident injuries. We also hope you remember that you don’t have to handle a car accident alone. If you are injured in a Las Vegas area accident, you should speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Some people wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer to help them. A personal injury lawyer will work aggressively to protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

    Award-winning law firm Anthem Injury Lawyers is a team of experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyers. We are based in Henderson, Nevada, and serve clients throughout the Las Vegas area. When we say we offer personal injury law experience, we mean over 25 years of experience. This is the combination of knowledge and expertise you need to win significant compensation as a victim in a Las Vegas area accident. Our decades of experience, our expertise, plus our deep familiarity with all aspects of Nevada law, give you a powerful advantage. You will need that advantage to fight against those who may keep you from receiving what you deserve as a Las Vegas accident victim.

    Your choice of an accident lawyer is one of the most consequential decisions you will ever make. It’s important to select a Las Vegas attorney that can put you in the best position to win your case. That’s why you need to speak with Anthem Injury Lawyers. Get the best accident attorneys in Las Vegas fighting for you. Our experts offer you the best opportunity to win top compensation. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers today at (702) 745-8167 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Published by Puneet K. Garg

    Attorney Puneet K. Garg is one of the founding partners of Anthem Injury Law. He has vast experience serving various clients with their different needs. Puneet’s representation of clients has included serving as counsel to Fortune 500 companies, large and small healthcare providers, celebrities, large and small businesses, personal injury victims and individuals needing help with their everyday needs. He has represented clients from all over the world in both state and federal court in Nevada.

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