Common Injuries associated with passengers in auto accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Severe Facial Lacerations
- Permanent Scarring and Disfigurement
- Broken Limbs
- Separated Should
- Spinal Cord Damage
- Hemorrhaging of the Brain
- Internal Bleeding
- Organ Damage
Remember: Even if you were a passenger in the car that caused the accident, you can recover damages. Below are some of the losses you can recover
- Medical Expenses: including hospital bills, emergency room costs, doctor visits and appointments.
- Future Medical Expenses: including treatment and recuperation costs, physical therapy costs, and future medication costs.
- Current and future Lost Wages: Including loss of earning capacity, current income lost due to inability to work.
- Pain and Suffering: including mental distress, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), loss of consortium
- Property damage: Including you vehicle, and other goods destroyed or damaged in the accident.
- Punitive Damages: Chiefly against insurance providers for failure to pay for your damages:
Passengers Ejections if Traffic Accident:One of the chief concerns of passengers involved in traffic accidents is ejections from the car they are riding in. Such occurrence can lead to catastrophic injuries and death. Below are some of the most common cause’s occupant ejections.
- Failure to wear seatbelts
- Seatbelt Malfunction
- Defective Door handles
- Rollover Accidents: SUV, Light Trucks
- Defective windshields