May 1, 2024

Common Injuries in Car Crashes: What You Need to Know

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Being involved in a car accident is something that no one ever wants to experience. They can change your life in an instant by inflicting life-threatening injuries. There are several potential outcomes, including burns, fractured bones, and brain injuries. In addition to the physical pain that you are experiencing as a result of these injuries, you may also be experiencing emotional distress. 

Accidents involving motor vehicles result in injuries for a great number of people, and we will talk about those injuries in this blog. When you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, it is essential to have a thorough understanding of these injuries as well as the legal options available to you for receiving assistance.

To help you better understand these potential injuries, let us shed some light on them. The ability to recognize some of these issues could mean the difference between a lengthy recovery and a speedy one after the injury.

The Rose Sanders Law Firm - A man with bandages on his head and arm, symbolizing common car crash injuries.

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Car crashes can cause serious brain injuries, known as traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These injuries can have severe consequences, even if the accident seems minor. They might lead to a long-term disability or even death. It's important to recognize the signs of TBI and get medical help right away. Our skilled lawyers are here to support you through the legal process and help you get compensation for TBI-related losses.

Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis

Your spine can take a serious beating in a car crash, rendering you largely immobile for a long time. In addition to affecting your mobility, this could have an immediate effect on your mental health. While this injury will have a noticeable physical impact, it will also have an invisible but no less real influence on your life. Victims of motor vehicle accidents who are unable to move about can rely on the expertise of our attorneys. We will see to it that they receive the support and resources they require to recover.

Back Injuries

Injuries to the back are prevalent following vehicle collisions. The agony may not become apparent for several days or weeks afterward. Herniated discs and fractured vertebrae are two examples of the severe consequences that can result from these types of injuries. In addition to being extremely painful, they can also restrict your mobility. If you have hurt your back in an accident, our attorneys are here to help. We see to it that they get the care they need and the means to pay for it.


When a car involved in an accident catches fire, the people inside may sustain severe burns that require extensive medical attention. In addition to being able to assist you in obtaining financial compensation for your medical expenses, pain, and inability to work, our team is also very knowledgeable about helping burn victims.

Internal Injuries

Internal injuries, such as organ damage and hemorrhage, can also result from car accidents. These injuries are not always easy to spot at first. That is why getting medical attention right after a crash is paramount. For those who have been injured on the inside, our attorneys are masters at obtaining compensation. We make sure they get the help they need to feel better.

Fractures and Broken Bones

It is common for people to sustain fractured bones in vehicle accidents. They can both include minor breaks and major ones requiring surgical intervention. Funds for medical expenses, rehabilitation, and suffering associated with broken bones are available through our team's assistance.

Disfiguring Facial Injuries and Scars

Facial injuries sustained in car accidents can be devastating, both physically and psychologically. Because of the immense pain this can induce, our attorneys are committed to fighting for your right to receive compensation. Everything, from surgeries to therapy and any other treatments you might need to get well, will be paid for.

Limb Loss and Amputation

When someone loses a limb in a car accident, it can drastically alter their life. No matter how difficult it may be, our team of attorneys is prepared to assist you. If you have suffered a limb loss, we will see to it that you receive the financial support you require to adapt to your new circumstances and go ahead.

Neck Injuries and Whiplash

A common injury that often follows a car accident is whiplash. Symptoms like stiffness and pain in the neck can last for days, weeks, or even months once this happens. Our legal team is well-versed in whiplash cases, and we will not rest until we assist victims in obtaining the just compensation they are due.

Knee Injuries

A lot of people get knee injuries in car accidents. Injuries can range from minor aches and pains to more serious situations requiring surgery, such as a broken bone. Regarding knee injuries, our legal staff is very knowledgeable. When someone gets hurt, they will fight to ensure that person receives the compensation they deserve.

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Foot and Ankle Injuries

Injuries to the feet and ankles can hinder a person's ability to walk and carry out daily activities. Helping those who have suffered these kinds of injuries is our firm's top priority. To cover their medical expenses and therapy, we strive to assist them in obtaining the necessary funds.

Shoulder Injuries

When you hurt your shoulder in a car accident, you may find it difficult to move your arm. Shoulder injuries sustained in accidents are a specialty of our legal team. Your right to compensation for your injuries is our top priority. 

Wrist and Hand Injuries

A person's capacity to go about their daily life and earn a livelihood can be severely impaired after suffering a wrist or hand injury. Our legal team is dedicated to ensuring that victims receive the compensation they rightfully deserve, despite the complexity of these claims.

Lacerations, Bruises, and "Road Rash"

Automobile accidents frequently result in minor injuries such as scrapes and bruises, which can be extremely painful and even disfiguring. If a victim has suffered one of these injuries, our legal team is prepared to fight for compensation to pay for their losses and medical expenses.

Crush Injuries

You should take crush injuries very seriously. A lot of medical attention may be necessary after they inflict severe injuries to your bones, muscles, and internal organs. Crush injury cases are something our attorneys are well-versed in. They will see to it that those harmed in this manner receive medical assistance.

Soft Tissue Injuries

Car accidents are a common cause of soft tissue injuries, such as strains and sprains, which can cause significant pain and mobility issues. Victims of these injuries can rely on our legal team to fight for the compensation they need to pay for their medical bills and other losses.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A car accident can leave you with serious emotional scars, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can be a result of the trauma you experienced. Our attorneys are aware of how much post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can ruin your life, and we are here to assist you in obtaining the compensation you are entitled to for the suffering it causes.

Get Legal Help From The Rose Sanders Law Firm

Collisions involving motor vehicles can result in severe injuries, not only to the body but also to the mind and the spirit. Should you sustain injuries as a result of a car accident, it is of the utmost importance to seek medical attention as soon as possible and consult with attorneys who are familiar with the legal process. When it comes to representing people who have been injured in car accidents, we at the Rose Sanders Law Firm pledge to be compassionate and vigilant advocates. Please give us a call right away to schedule a meeting at no cost. We will explain how we can work to ensure that you receive the fairness and payment you deserve.

At The Rose Sanders Law Firm, we are here to assist you in navigating the intricate legal process that you are going through. We are committed to ensuring that you receive justice for all cases that you may be facing.

Call us at 713-221-3773 if you need the most qualified attorney for car accidents. We provide legal representation of the highest caliber when you choose our services. We are well-known for our prompt and effective claims process, as well as our personalized attention and our commitment to keeping you informed at every stage of the process.

Instead of settling for less, get in touch with The Rose Sanders Law Firm to receive devoted advocacy that is specifically tailored to meet your requirements.

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