One of the most common auto accidents that occurs in Oklahoma City is rear-end collisions. Distracted drivers, sudden stops and congested traffic result in cars hitting the rear end of other cars. Road construction and reduced speeds also add to the number of rear-end auto accidents that transpire.
Personal injuries often occur due to rear-end accidents. Some of the injuries that happen most often include:
- Whiplash – symptoms of whiplash are often delayed and sometimes dismissed by insurance companies. Seek medical attention immediately after an auto accident even if you do not feel injured. Whiplash injuries can be serious and a medical report is imperative to your personal injury claim.
- Head injuries or traumatic brain injuries (TBI) – when your head is jarred by a rear-end collision or suffers a hit against another hard object, you can suffer a concussion. Once thought to be insignificant, concussions can incur serious problems. TBIs are long-lasting and usually require extensive rehabilitation.
- Spinal cord and back injuries – just the mention of a spinal cord injury conjures images of paralysis. While not all spinal cord injuries result in such severe consequences, back and spinal injuries have long-lasting side effects.
- Broken or fractured bones – depending upon the speed a car impacts another car, broken bones can happen too easily. Some fractures require a simple cast, while others require surgery and pin placement with follow-up surgery and therapy.
Attorney Representation for Personal Injury in OKC
Rather than dealing with an insurance adjuster on your own to try to recoup damages from your rear-end collision, you should contact the auto accident specialists at Robert R. Robles in Oklahoma City. Our personal injury lawyers know the games insurance companies can play and our team has the experience and compassion to listen to your needs and help you get you what you are owed. Contact us today for a free consultation.