Common Injuries Expected in a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause a number of injuries to all parts of your body, depending upon the circumstances of the car crash and the severity of the impact.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 3,335,800 people are injured in auto accidents each year.  Taking a closer look at the range of insurance claims and personal lawsuits related to car accidents allows you to see that certain injuries appear more often than others.  This blog article discusses some of the common car accident injuries.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Head and Brain Injuries

In an automobile accident, one of the most common injuries suffered by both drivers and passengers is a closed head injury.  This can range from a concussion to a traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Even if there is no sign of physical trauma, the brain is always at risk of being jostled inside the skull because of the impact caused by a car crash. This can cause bruising and