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A Closer Look At Physical Pain After Accident

Post-accident pain is no laughing matter. Often, though, victims of serious accidents such as motor vehicle and motorcycle collisions will attempt to hide their pain hoping it might go away or lessen in time–due to the fear of not being believed and properly compensated for the amount of pain they’ve endured. Most times, however, it doesn’t lessen with time, nor does it completely resolve. This is another reason (as we previously discussed in The Top 5 Reasons Accident Victims Need a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney why accident victims must act quickly to retain a board certified civil trial attorney. Attempting to fight the insurance company alone, while in severe physical pain, should never be an option to consider.

The Mental Anguish of Disfigurement After Accident

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After a life-altering accident many victims fall prey to the depression and mental anguish that accompanies their injuries. When an injured victim undergoes physical changes due to an accident for which they were not at-fault, the mental pain they must endure throughout their recovery, and often for the rest of their lives, cannot have a dollar amount placed upon it. However, they are entitled to compensation regardless, and should receive the maximum amount allowed by law.

Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 2, Spine Injuries

Spinal cord injuries resulting from an accident can cause severe damage to the central nervous system, leaving the patient in the hospital with months or years of recovery ahead of them. After a hit-and-run accident that leaves a pedestrian injured, many of the most common injuries are sustained in the neck, back, and spine due to the force of being struck by a vehicle. These injuries are considered catastrophic; however, they are not the only injuries that occur as the result of a hit-and-run. Broken bones, CRPS, and concussions are also common. What makes spinal cord injuries catastrophic? This article...

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 1, TBI

When a pedestrian is hit by a car or truck, the injuries that can result are catastrophic. Unlike motor vehicle accidents in which another car is hit, providing even the smallest amount of protection around the driver, when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle there is nothing to protect them from sustaining serious and often fatal injuries. The rate at which these accidents occur is rising, especially in busy cities like Miami.

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