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Car Wrecks Causes and Injuries

Most car accidents are caused by either bad road conditions (often weather-related) or bad driving. Some of the most common causes seen by our car wrecks attorneys in Birmingham include:

  • Careless or unlawful passing
  • Failure to merge or yield
  • Driving with excessive speed
  • Collisions with animals in the roadway, including deer, dogs, horses, cows
  • Driving aggressively
  • Driver impairment from alcohol or drugs
  • Collisions with road debris
  • Driver distraction

Most common injuries from car wrecks

The most common types of injuries from car wrecks fall into three categories:

Whiplash: A painful injury resulting from the body, especially the head and neck, being whipped in one or more directions by the force of a crash.

Back injury: A very common crash injury that can make it difficult to move, walk or function normally.

Head or brain trauma: Often the most serious type of crash injury, head trauma symptoms may not manifest right away.

Most car accidents are caused by either bad road conditions (often weather-related) or bad driving. Some of the most common causes seen by our car wrecks attorneys in Birmingham include:

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