When people are injured in automotive accidents, the traumatic effects can last a lifetime.
If you’ve been hurt in an accident, it’s vital to get properly diagnosed so you can protect yourself from future suffering and win compensation that accurately reflects your needs.
Daniel Kim is nearly as passionate about medicine as he is about law, and he knows the symptoms of serious injuries that often accompany motor vehicle accidents. He maintains a network of honest and experienced medical specialists that help his clients get diagnosed correctly, so he can help them find justice.
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Types of Injuries
The spinal cord connects the brain to the rest of the body. An injury to the spine can cause you to lose control over parts of your body, rendering you paralyzed. These injuries can be life-threatening, and may never heal.
Anyone who experiences head, neck, or back trauma needs to be checked for spinal injury, even if no immediate symptoms are noticed.
Rotator Cuff Injuries
A rotator cuff surrounds each shoulder joint. When they are damaged, it makes it difficult to reach above your head, and your shoulder may ache and feel weak.
Without proper treatment, rotator cuff injuries can cause permanent stiffness, rendering certain kinds of jobs and physical activity impossible.
Menisci act like cushions between your thighbone and shinbone. They can become damaged when your knee is twisted forcefully, making these injuries a common result of automotive accidents.
If left untreated, meniscus injuries can lead to chronic pain and trouble standing or walking, making normal activities difficult.
Many people have broken a bone or two in their lifetime, but a car accident often leads to multiple severe fractures occurring at once.
Fractures need to be identified and set to heal properly. If even one small fracture is missed by your doctor, it can cause the bone to heal incorrectly, which sometimes requires complex surgery to repair.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) contribute to about 30% of injury deaths in the U.S. These injuries are extremely serious and can affect all aspects of life, including memory, movement, sensation, and emotions.
Unfortunately, traumatic brain injuries often go undiagnosed. If you’ve been in an automotive accident, getting checked for TBI should be a top priority.
Severe injury to an arm or leg sometimes requires amputation, or surgical removal of the affected area.
Amputations are some of the most devastating effects of motor vehicle accidents. In addition to impairing your quality of life and your ability to work, they often lead to significant neurological and psychological pain.
Losing a family member as a result of a motor vehicle accident is always a tragedy. When that person helped provide for their family, however, their death can also threaten the livelihood of their loved ones.
When someone dies because of the negligence of another person, their family is entitled to compensation, including medical and funeral expenses and lost financial support.