Those who drive know that when they get into a car, they could get into an accident. A car accident can happen for many reasons, from a negligent driver turning in front of you to a teen texting while speeding on the highway. No matter what the cause of the accident was, if you're the victim of serious injuries following an accident, you deserve the right to seek compensation for your pain and suffering.
Your accident could have been something simple, like a rear-end accident at a stop sign. Unfortunately, even a low-impact accident can cause injuries like head trauma or whiplash. These injuries take time to heal and can result in pain, trouble concentrating and other issues.
Maybe you were involved in a head-on collision with someone who was distracted while driving. Head-on collisions tend to be higher impact crashes because you both are traveling at the time. These accidents could likely be avoided if the negligent driver was paying attention; instead, you, as the victim, are forced to live with the consequences. Broken bones, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and other trauma are not uncommon in these crashes, leaving you with a lifetime of recovery.
Whether your accident was caused by someone who was negligent and distracted or someone who was willingly reckless on a highway, you have every right to want to be compensated. Our website has more information on the ways you can seek compensation, so you can have as normal a life as possible as you recover. This accident wasn't your fault, and you shouldn't have to pay for it out of your own pocket.