Auto Injury Lawyers San Diego
Assisting Car Accident Victims Since 2000
If you have been involved in a car accident in San Diego, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your losses! With the Jurewitz Law Group on your side, you and your loved ones can focus on rebuilding your lives while we focus on every aspect of your case – from investigating the cause, building a strong evidence-based case, and negotiating with the insurance companies. To learn more, do not wait to call (619) 233-5020 or send us a Free Case Review online.
Weighing Your Legal Options After a Car Crash
A serious car accident has the potential to change the life of all those involved forever. From cuts and bruises, to profound brain damage, car accidents can leave a lasting effect on passengers. These injuries can be extremely expensive to treat, and oftentimes, victims will require a lifetime of medical treatment. Some of the most common car crash injuries include:
If you sustain one of the injuries above, you may not be able to work and provide for your family, which adds additional stress. Brain-related traumas can also result in paralysis or a loss of motor and cognitive functioning.
Not only is your first consultation free, but we work for our clients on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not accept any out-of-pocket expenses until we've reached a settlement or judgment on your case. That's our No Fee Guarantee.
Auto Accident Injuries
There is not just one area of the body that a car accident can injure. The whole body can be affected and there is an array of possible injuries we may suffer if we are involved in a car accident. Some of the most frequent car accident injuries are as follows:
These may affect your head (skull region) or face. Scrape, bruise, laceration, fracture, and dental injuries.
Interior of the head, common brain injuries may be concussions, post-concussion syndrome, closed head injury, or traumatic brain injury.
Whiplash and Other Common Neck Injuries
Injuries to the neck are common in accident victims. Whiplash, the most common neck injury, is caused by sudden movement of the head. Whiplash poses a special threat to victims, primarily because its symptoms can take months to manifest. If not treated promptly, whiplash can cause lasting damage to:
- Muscles in the neck
- Connective tissues
Many individuals assume that they are unharmed after a car crash. This assumption can be dangerous, and it is imperative for accident victims to seek medical treatment immediately after a crash. Accidents can also cause lasting damage to the vertebrae in the spine and neck area.
Shoulder and Arm Injuries
Usually linked together, these are lacerations, sprains, strains, fractures, dislocation, and rotator cuff injury
Sprain, strain, fracture, disc injury, thoracic spin injury, lumbar radiculopathy, lumbar spine injury
Leg, Knee and Foot Injuries
Laceration, bruise, fracture, sprain, strain, dislocation, ligament injury, hip injury, knee injury, foot injury
A good example of a common one is post traumatic stress disorder
You have a right to protect yourself from these injuries, especially as medical procedures for the healing process can be considerably expensive. While this is not a conclusive list of injuries that can be caused by a car accident, these are some of the most common injures that come about.
If you find yourself suffering from these injuries following a crash, be sure to contact the car accident attorneys in San Diego at Jurewitz Law Group for help with your case.
Who Might Be At Fault for Your Losses?
What you may not initially realize is that there is a wide range of possibilities concerning who may be responsible for your crash.
Most commonly, reckless drivers are responsible for crashes, although there are many different types of reckless behavior. Speeding, changing lanes without checking, running red lights, and driving while distracted are only some of the actions that can lead to any type of crash and cause many different types of injuries.