What injuries can happen to you if another driver rear-ends you? Find out. And learn what to do to protect yourself legally and financially.
Did you get rear-ended recently? Know someone who was?
Various types of car accidents are more likely to cause certain injuries.
What could happen if you get rear-ended?
Any of these injuries may result:
“Whiplash” happens when your neck moves back-and-forth rapidly due to a forceful impact.
Its name comes from the fact that your neck moves quickly like the cracking of a whip.
Symptoms of whiplash don’t necessarily show themselves immediately after your auto accident.
They may take a few days to show.
Whiplash can result in pain and stiffness in your neck, loss of motion in your neck, headaches, fatigue, dizziness, and pain or numbness in your upper back or arms.
Some people may also experience blurry vision, poor sleep, irritability, difficulty concentrating and remembering, or depression.
2. Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) […]