One of the most common symptoms for the victim of a car accident is neck or back pain. Often referred to as whiplash, many people ignore it and assume it will go away. However, this kind of pain could be an indicator of more serious injuries.
Being distracted while driving can lead to serious consequences. And yet, a report by AAA shows that six out of 10 crashes which were labeled as moderate to severe and involved teen drivers were caused by distractions.
A lot of technical jargon is used when you file a claim for a car accident. It can be irritating to hear words you don’t know the definition of, but it can also be detrimental to your claim if you don’t understand the rules and regulations. Here are some of the most common terms used in car accident claims.
One of the decisions that must be made when filing a civil lawsuit is where to do so. You must file with a court that is legally allowed to hear the case, but you often have more than one option. The venue may play a role in determining whether you will win your lawsuit and how much compensation you receive.
A car accident can result in serious injuries for anyone. When a woman is pregnant, the situation is often even more complicated. How seriously depends on the severity of the accident and how far along the woman is in her pregnancy.
One of the first things that will happen after a car accident is the insurance companies and police will attempt to determine liability – who is at fault. This is not always easy to do, especially when multiple vehicles are involved.