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Concussions from Car Accidents

Concussions from Car AccidentsVictims of serious car accidents sometimes suffer bad head injuries, including concussions. A concussion – which is a type of traumatic head injury – can happen because of a strong impact on the accident victim’s head. When this occurs, the accident victim’s brain could strike the side of the skull, resulting in bruising.

 

While some concussions are relatively minor, others can lead to lengthy and sometimes permanent consequences. Short-term impacts of a concussion include headaches and temporary memory losses. However, more serious concussions can lead to long-term impacts which could leave an accident victim permanently unable to care for himself or herself.

 

If you or a person you love has suffered a concussion in a serious car accident, the Matthews car accident attorneys at the Panchenko Law Firm are here to assist you. Our legal team can review your accident case with you and determine if you are eligible to pursue a personal injury claim. If so, we will fight for your right to recover the compensation you deserve for your concussion injury. Please talk with us today to learn more about how we can help you recover compensation in your Matthews car accident case.

How Accidents Victims May Suffer a Concussion in a Car Accident

 

There are several ways that a motor vehicle driver or passenger could suffer a concussion in a car accident. In many car collisions, the force of the impact causes the accident victim’s head to strike something inside the vehicle. For example, the accident victim’s head could strike the steering wheel, the headrest, or the driver or passenger’s side window, resulting in a concussion injury. In-car accident cases where the accident victim is ejected from the vehicle, the accident victim’s head could strike the ground or something else, resulting in a concussion.

 

After suffering a concussion injury in a car accident, the most important step is to seek immediate medical treatment at a hospital or urgent care center. After you have received the treatment you need, it is important that you speak with a Matthews car accident lawyer about your case.

Pursuing Monetary Compensation for Your Concussion Injury

If you suffered a concussion in a motor vehicle collision that was not your fault, you may be able to recover monetary compensation for everything that you had to go through. For example, you could pursue compensation for the following damages:

 

  1. The costs of your medical treatment for the concussion
  2. Compensation for lost earnings from not being able to work after your car accident
  3. Pain and suffering compensation
  4. Compensation for loss of earning capacity in the event of a permanent head injury that leaves you incapacitated
  5. Compensation for chronic headaches and other permanent problems resulting from the collision

Talk with a Knowledgeable Matthews Car Accident Attorney About Your Legal Matter Today

The experienced legal team at the Panchenko Law Firm is ready to pursue the compensation you deserve for your car accident injuries. For a free legal consultation and case evaluation with an experienced Matthews car accident lawyer, please call us today at (704) 900-7675 or contact us online for more information about how we can assist.

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