You never expect a crash to occur, but it happens more often than you may think (millions of collisions each year in the U.S.). Unfortunately, these crashes also lead to millions of injuries, some more severe than the rest. If you suffer an injury, it can impact your entire life. Below, we will detail some of the ways that you may experience lifelong harm because of a crash.
Even if you feel the injury is considered minor, these types of injuries can lead to a lifetime of pain. Chronic pain is common following broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spine damage, and more. Unfortunately, you may require a lifetime of medication or ongoing procedures to help you recover from the chronic pain you endure.
Reduced Quality of Life
Some injuries can also cause disabilities. For instance, a severe spine injury can result in paralysis, reducing your quality of life. You may lose complete mobility and require a wheelchair to life your life effectively. Some forms of paralysis can also leave you dealing with long-term pain from your injuries.
Other injuries that can impact your quality of life include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Burn injuries
In some cases, you may require ongoing treatment that can impact your life. Some injuries may require multiple injuries, while others can heal through consistent physical therapy. It’s important to listen to your doctors and their recommendations for treatment. You may also be required to take medication for pain over the course of your lifetime.
If you suffer an injury, you deserve the right to seek compensation to cover much of the expenses you may endure because of treatments.
Our Cleveland car accident lawyers at Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP work for you. We view you as more than a case number. You’re a real person with a real need, and we will be there every step of the way to guide you towards the resolution you deserve.