Posted on April 03, 2014 in Automobile Accidents
Serious car accident injuries
can cause financial instability for injury victims and their families
simply due to the medical costs and outpatient treatment costs that most
victims require in order to get healthy again. When lost wages,
medication costs and rental car costs are included, even a small injury
can be devastating for those that have been injured.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a Connecticut auto accident due to the negligence of another, it is important to seek legal counsel with an experienced car accident damages attorney as you may be able to recover losses associated with the crash.
To find out how we can help, simply fill out the "Free Case Review" form to the right – it’s free.
Common Auto Accident Injuries
Some injuries occur with a higher frequency than other types of injuries in Connecticut car accidents. Common car crash physical damages include
broken bones, paralysis or permanent disability, brain injuries, head
and neck injuries, back and spinal cord injuries, lacerations, burns and
scarring, and wrongful death.
wrecks often result in some type of bone fracture or broken bone.
Broken bones caused by a collision are generally very severe due to the
amount of force involved in an accident.
Paralysis or Permanent Disability
are three types of paralysis or permanent disability injuries;
paraplegia, paraparesis and quadriplegia. Paraplegia refers to
paralysis below the waist. Paraparesis is similar to paraplegia in that
it is caused by damage to the spinal; however, since the spinal cord is
not completely severed in this type of injury, only partial loss of
range of sensory ability and motion is experienced. Quadriplegia is
characterized by the total paralysis of the victim’s arms, legs and
when there are no outward signs of physical trauma, an accident victim
may still be suffering from a brain injury. Internal bruising, bleeding
and swelling, skull fractures and nerve damages are typical causes of a
brain wound in auto accident victims. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can cause temporary or permanent impairment of the brain’s function.
Head and Neck Injuries
Neck and head injuries, including whiplash,
are the most common types of auto accident injuries. Head injuries can
range from a mild concussion to a serious or traumatic brain injury
Back and Spinal Cord Damage
and spinal damage can vary from mild to severe, including sprains,
fractures, injured spinal discs, lumbar spine injuries, lumbar
radiculopathy and thoracic spine injuries. Symptoms of serious back
injuries can sometimes take a long time to become apparent, so it’s
important to see a physician after a Connecticut auto accident.
Lacerations, Burns and Scarring
treatment of serious burns or lacerations usually involves a lengthy
and expensive process. Lacerations and burns can result in debilitating
pain in injury victims, and oftentimes, these types of injuries cause
a car accident claims the life of a passenger involved, the dependents
of the deceased may be entitled to receive compensation. Family members
of the victim may be able to recover damages such as medical bills,
funeral bills and loss of anticipated earnings.
How We Can Help You
an accident, many innocent victims are not sure where to turn for help.
Here at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, we have the knowledge and
experience that only 140 years of combined legal experience can provide.
We can help to guide you past the pitfalls that often arise during a personal injury lawsuit, and are prepared to fight for your MAXIMUM compensation benefits in a court of law.
We also proudly offer a 100% FREE initial consultation
– so, if you are unsure if you have a case and think you cannot afford
to find out, by contacting us our attorneys will review the details of
your case for free, and then let you know if you have grounds to file a
claim. If so, we will then offer advice on how to move forward with the
your case go ahead, we also work on a contingency-only basis. What this
means is that we do not charge you for our fees and services unless we
obtain a settlement for you.
Contact Our Connecticut Auto Accident Lawyers Today
A car accident takes seconds to happen, but the effects of a serious Connecticut auto collision
can be long-term. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a
Connecticut car accident, it is important to seek legal guidance from an
experienced auto accident attorney for help with your injury claim.
a hard-won reputation of fighting for the rights of people – not large
corporation and firms – our skilled team of attorneys have won MILLIONS of dollars
in successful verdicts and settlements for our clients, and have the
determination to fight for your rights in a court of law, with your best
interests at heart.
We are licensed to practice law over the entire state of Connecticut, and have offices in:
…. providing comprehensive, accessible legal counsel to injury victims statewide.
To schedule your free consultation, please contact us on 1-800-PERKINS (outside of Connecticut, call 203-397-1283,)
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to the extreme forces that are often involved in an auto collision, any
car accident can cause various types of injuries to almost any part of
the body. Admittedly, the type of injury that happens depends on the circumstances of the collision and the severity and type of impact, however, in many instances, the damages can be extensive and life-altering for those involved.