Road accidents are becoming more and more common these days. Our cities are so fast paced in terms of time, economy and livelihood. Everyone in the city is always in so hurry in order to get the best in class services for himself and his family. The cities have better roads, big facilitated hospitals, quality education systems. This has increased the population in cities. This growing population of the cities requires more means of transport and hence the busy roads and more accidents as everyone is always in hurry to reach their destination so as to save their time. And when time is money, who does not want to save it.
Car Accident Stats
According to an estimate, there are fifty-seven road side car accidents happening in a month in US. And most of the victims are young males aged from 17-32 years of age. It is a popular belief that elder people and females are more attentive while driving than young males who are willing to put their lives to risk.
Most of the people when they hit a car and the effects are not that immense, they tend to move on and not contact a lawyer. Because according to them they are just feeling fine and their car is perfectly fine too. But it is very important to consult your attorney. It is not necessary that you would file a case against the other person. There could be mental trauma that you might have to face as a result of the accident or some other internal injury that appears later in future time. And these injuries can cost you fortunes to treat them afterwards. So it is very important to consult your attorney right after a car accident even if it was a minor accident.
Sometimes the collider does not have enough money to pay you for your losses. In cases like these car accident lawyers can help you with your compensations on coast of injuries. In a study, it is found that there are a huge number of cases where collider could not be able to pay but he has an insured car so insurance company paid the dues. If the collider was not insured, judge can order the collider to pay in installments.
Injuries in Car accidents
The most common injuries from car accident are:
- Head injuries such as brain injury, concussions and sometimes traumatic nerve compressions in the rain.
- Bones broken, such as leg, hip, arms, knees and shoulder fractures
- Back and spinal cord injuries that are very painful and can leads to impairment such as unable to walk, sit or stand.
- Tears in muscles, tendon sprains, strains, and dislocated joints in the shoulders, hips, and pelvis
- Broken glass of cars with sharp edges can cause severe cuts and laceration.
These injuries can lead to fetal long-term effects that can disturb the living of a normal man. The civil law has provisions to get you compensation and this compensation is monetary and sometimes otherwise as well. Like for example, judge can order the collider to serve the man for a certain period of time when he is not fit to work.