Monthly Archives: December 2017

Common Bone Injuries in Auto Accidents

Over one-million individuals are admitted to hospitals annually for severe injuries incurred in traffic accidents. In 2012, vehicle accidents resulted in $18 billion in overall lifetime costs of medical care. Among the many injuries, a broken bone, also known as a fracture, is one of the most common. Broken bones can greatly hinder mobility, overall range of motion, and be associated with paralysis. Here, we will look at the common bone injuries which occur in accidents and the potential long-term consequences. Common
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Common Car Accident Injuries — Part 2: Whiplash, More Painful & Costly than You Might Think

This is the second of a five-part series titled Common Car Accident Injuries. In this segment we examine whiplash injuries occurring in car crashes. According to the Mayo Clinic, whiplash is usually an injury that occurs to someone whose vehicle is struck in the rear by another. Whiplash is a strain or sprain in the neck area and is the most widely cited injury in auto insurance claims in the U.S., of about 4 million. Many of these injuries will dissipate in a
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