Common Types of Personal Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents

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In 2019, there were over 18 thousand incapacitating injuries after a car crash and 236,753 other personal injuries in Florida. These injuries range in severity and type. However, we do see a lot of common injuries in these cases.

Each of these injuries deserves compensation after a Florida car accident. A Florida car accident attorney can fight for you to get the justice you deserve. We have seen the most horrific injuries and helped clients get the most out of their car accident settlement.

Learn more about Florida car accidents and the injuries they cause here.

Fractures

Broken bones are among the most common car accident injuries and can happen in several ways. There may be one fracture or multiple. These are injuries that will take months to recover from.

Burns and Scarring

Burns are another common car accident injury because fire and heat are produced during a collision. This type of injury could lead to considerable damages, including non-economic damages if the victim is scarred for life.

Lacerations

Wounds that require multiple stitches and months of attention are called lacerations. You might sustain a minor laceration during the accident. Or, you might sustain one that requires multiple surgeries.

Head and Traumatic Brain Injury

Heads move in several awful ways when there is a car accident. Traumatic brain injury or any head injury could impair you or disable you emotionally and physically for life. This kind of injury also often results in several different compensable damages.

Contact a Florida Personal Injury Lawyer

When you have been in a Florida car accident, you will be suffering trauma from many different kinds of personal injury, and it could be a tragedy that you endure pain for during the rest of your life. You’ve lost work, you’ve lost dignity, you’ve lost a lot. At Stevenson Klotz Injury Lawyers, our Florida personal injury lawyers will help you regain what you have lost during this crisis. Call us today at (850) 706-4434, and we’ll look at your case for free. We want to help you get your life back.

 

FAQ

What is the first thing I should do after a car accident?

The first thing you should do is seek medical attention. It could make a significant difference in the abilities you may or may not have for the rest of your life.

What do I do if the other driver doesn’t have insurance and I am injured for life?

If you are injured for life after a Florida car accident, you are one of the thousands every year that has this crisis. You still deserve compensation. Not being able to pay is never an excuse not to file for compensation. The law does not require insurance to avoid lawsuits. If they don’t have insurance, no law says we can’t sue them. Get a lawyer, and we will help you to get the compensation you deserve.

How long do I have to file a lawsuit after a car accident?

If you are filing a lawsuit after a car accident for personal injury, Florida statute § 95.11 (3) (a) gives you four years from the date of the accident for a personal injury lawsuit. Florida statute § 95.11 (4) (d) provides two years to file a claim for a wrongful death lawsuit.

 

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