Have you been involved in a car crash, or received a brain injury due to the negligence of another person? There are many types of personal injury scenarios out there, causing injuries and damages to people every single year. Most of these victims aren’t sure where to turn to gain the compensation for aspects like lost income from having to miss work due to their injuries, or medical bill payments for all the treatments they had to receive. Today we will talk about some of the common causes of personal injuries and how we, as a legal team, can help.
Car Crashes: A Common Personal Injury
Car crashes are one of the most common personal injuries because, everywhere we go, we see accidents happening. Most of the time, these accidents happen as a result of distracted driving and other types of negligence. Why do we have such a large rate of distracted driving in car accidents? Because, at any given time across America, about 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or some other type of electronics as they are driving. Many of the accidents we see and hear about involve truck drivers, which are highly regulated, but still lead to serious injuries based on the sheer size alone of their vehicles. 330,000 large trucks were involved in traffic crashes during 2012- sometimes with the driver being at fault, and sometimes the driver of the passenger vehicle involved. Another one of the big reasons for these types of crashes is negligence caused by driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In fact, in 2013, 9.9 million people reported driving while under the influence.
TBI: A Popular Type of Injury
You may also be one of the many people who have sustained some type of head injury through an accident. In fact, in the U.S., TBI-related deaths are mostly caused by motor vehicle accidents. Adults over 20 are most at risk. Falls are also one of the main reasons why TBIs happen every year, causing over 500,000 hospitalizations every year. About 52,000 people die every year because of some type of trauma to the brain in an accident.
No matter what personal injury you have sustained, you need the help of a legal team who will fight for your rights and gain you the compensation you deserve. We understand your needs and want to help.