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Most Common Car Accident Injuries

August 23, 2022

Car accidents can result in serious personal injuries and death. In New York, due to the high number of vehicles and drivers, car accidents are common.

If injured in an auto accident, work with an experienced car accident injury lawyer to build your claim. The damages awarded are a means of compensating you for your injuries and helping to restore your life to normal.

Most Common Car Injuries Include:

Head and Brain injuries: Head and brain injuries may be the most common injuries suffered by drivers and passengers in a car accident. They can range from mild concussions to traumatic brain injuries.

Neck Injuries: Neck injuries are another common form of injury from a car accident. These can result in mild whiplash and neck strain.

Back Injuries: Back injuries due to car accidents may be very serious. This includes spinal cord injuries. Injuries to the back and spinal cord can lead to permanent loss of sensation in the limbs.

Knee Injuries: Many leg and knee injuries occur when the leg or knee hits a part of the car during the accident. The result of this may be quite serious.

Whiplash: Whiplash is the common name for muscle, ligament and tendon injuries that may happen in a car accident. The pain associated with whiplash may not appear immediately after the crash, but when it sets in, it can be debilitating.

Internal Bleeding: This type of auto accident injury occurs when the blood vessels in the body are damaged or severed by blunt force or flying debris.

Facial Injuries: Injuries to the face in a car accident can be caused by anything such as a steering wheel, dashboard, side window, car seats or shattered glass.

Car accidents resulting in severe injuries and death have a long-lasting psychological impact on the life of the driver or the passenger.

Contact Car Accident Attorney Immediately

The first and foremost thing after a serious car accident is to immediately contact a car accident lawyer to guide you in the necessary next steps. You need the compassionate and knowledgeable assistance of a car accident attorney to help you.

Contact Our Westchester County Car Accident Attorney

If you have been involved in a serious car accident, you may be able to recover compensation for injuries, property damage and more.

The law firm of Marvin A. Cooper, P.C., has over 60 years of experience helping serious accident victims. We negotiate with insurance agencies and fight to obtain the highest compensation possible. Call (914) 809-9945 or fill out our convenient online contact form for a free and confidential claim evaluation.

Our services in New York include Westchester, White Plains, The Bronx, Manhattan, Yonkers, and Rockland, Putnam, Nassau, Kings, and Queens Counties.

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William H. Cooper began practicing law in a large New York City law firm before joining the law firm of Marvin A. Cooper, P.C. in 1991.

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