Airbags were invented to help save lives during car accidents, and they do help. However, often those same life-saving airbags can cause injuries of their own. Some of the most common airbag injuries include: Bruising or cuts to the face, chest and even arms (many people use their arms to shield their face during accidents) Burns to the face, chest, or arms Facial or rib […]
Neck and back injuries are the most commonly discussed car accident injuries, but shoulder injuries can also occur from the impact of a crash. If you’re hands are on the wheel and you rear-end a vehicle or are rear-ended, you could end up damaging your shoulder joint. The shoulder has more range of motion than any other join in the body and this makes it […]
Back pain, whether caused by a car accident or other means, can be difficult to cope with. We hope these tips from Grand Junction accident attorney Rick Wagner will help you find relief from back pain. Please note that you should always consult a physician about your injuries before beginning a treatment plan. Poor sleep positions can cause or exacerbate back pain. Try sleeping on […]
Once you’ve contacted an accident injury attorney, there are many things you can do to help protect your case. First, avoid lying. There is no way in which lying about something can help your case. Even if you were distracted, it’s better to tell the truth than to lie about that. Lying about such things could affect your injury claims and could get any case […]
We’ve all suffered from headaches over the years. There are a myriad of reasons people get headaches, including what they eat, how much they’ve had to drink (too much alcohol leads to dehydration), allergies, and tension in the neck. Those of us who work in office environments know how easy it is to sit improperly and end up with a painful neck and headache after […]
After a car or motorcycle accident you may not immediately feel pain. Your body’s “fight or flight” processes kick in and adrenaline takes over. You may think you’re fine and that you’re able to go right back to work or resume your normal activities. However, if you do have injuries, muscle strains or whiplash for example, you may not know for a few days and […]
A doctor from Naperville, Il discusses whiplash injuries and how to treat them. If you’re suffering from whiplash because of an accident, call Rick Wagner, Attorney at Law, for a free consultation.
When accidents happen, injuries often accompany them. Hopefully the injuries are mild, but they can often be debilitating and life threatening. Here are some of the more common car accident injuries: Brain/Head Injuries – Traumatic brain injuries can be caused from the head hitting something with force, or from the head being hit with something (like a projectile from the back seat or rear of […]