Car Accident Injuries and Establishing a Valid Claim

By: Lala C. Ballatan

In the United States andparticularly in Los Angeles County, California, car accidents are one of theleading causes for the high number of claims involving personal injury that arefiled in courts.

As the number of cars on theroad increases, and everyone is hurrying to get to their destinations, it isnot surprising that many car accidents happen, daily.

According to the datareleased by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a motorvehicle accident occurs almost every ten seconds on the highways of the U.S.Almost millions of people are injured as a result of these accidents. Theirinjuries range from superficial and mild up to critical.

Meanwhile, many of theseauto accidents result to death in 13-minute intervals.

If you have been a victim ofan accident and acquired injuries because of it, or you have lost a loved onedue to the same reason, then you are entitled to file either a personal injuryclaim or a wrongful death claim. It would depend on the particular damages youand your family have sustained as a result of the accident.

Car Accidents Injuries and Fatalities

Car accident victims usuallysuffer death and mild to severe injuries like:

  • traumatic brain injury or TBI
  • head injury
  • spinal cord injury or quadriplegia/paraplegia
  • neck injuries
  • broken bones
  • fractures

These injuries leave the caraccident victims in a state of relentless pain and acute discomfort. Thevictims may also sustain hearing and eyesight impairments.

Furthermore, these injuries,even if treated correctly, may still cause the victim to acquire permanent ortemporary disability and disfigurement.

Personal Injury Car Accident Claims

The federal and state lawsentitle the car accident victims the right to recover damages and avail of faircompensation for the injuries they have sustained.

Here are the followingconditions you need to fulfill as a car accident victim so that your personalinjury claim is considered valid.

  • The car accident was the direct cause of your injuries
  • The negligence or wrongful action of another person was the main cause of the accident. The victim has no participation in the cause of the accident.

The first step inestablishing the validity of a personal injury claim is by proving thenegligence of another party. If it has been proven that you also have aparticipation or fault in the accident, the law's standards will not give youany compensation.

Ifyou are a victim of a car accident in LA County, the best step to do after oreven during your recuperation is to find expert lawyers specializing in caraccident cases and hire one whom you can depend on and trust.?

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