Motor Vehicle Accidents - Car Accidents, Apsley
Every time you get into your car, you risk of getting into an accident. While most car trips end with arriving at your desired destination safe and sound, accidents happen every day. Sometimes, accidents are so severe the victims end up with extreme injuries, permanent disabilities or worse.
Car accidents can happen under all types of circumstances. Understanding the laws and driving safely are supposed to be required for every person operating a motor vehicle; sadly however, this is not always the case.
Causes of serious car accidents include:
- Impaired driving
- Disobeying laws
- Illegal lane changes
- Distracted driving
- Using a hand held device while driving
- Exceeding the posted speed limit
- Weather changes
Injuries from car accidents can range from minor to extreme, but any type of injury should be taken care of as soon as possible.
- Broken bones
- Damage to organs or possible internal bleeding
- Brain injuries
- Chronic pain
- Deep cuts or severe skin burns
- Nerve damage
- Possible amputation
When injuries are sustained as a result of a car accident, they are not confined to physical injuries. Mental and emotional injuries can occur as well as a result of stress of possible wage loss, missing work, emotional trauma, relationship trauma, etc.
Every victim should know the legal steps they need to take to receive fair compensation from negligent parties. An experienced personal injury lawyer can explain and help you on your journey to recovery and compensation. Call Evans, Mitchell-Gill today!