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Have You Been Injured in an Accident?

At Erskine & McMahon LLP, we know how mentally and physically painful car accidents can be. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading sources of injury in the United States, causing almost 10% of all injury-related visits to the emergency room, according to Dignity Health. If you were in an accident, you’ve likely suffered some type of injury. If so, we encourage you to contact us for legal help to pursue the compensation you deserve.

Possible Injuries

The types of injuries sustained in a crash typically depend on the sort of car accident you were involved in. For example, if your vehicle was rear-ended you likely sustained neck damage. Crashes that involved impact to the front of your vehicle likely triggered the airbags and could have caused chest injury. Impact coming from the side of the car could have hurt your arms or legs, whereas a crash that broke the windshield could have resulted in more bruises and open wounds.

Common Types of Injury Include:

  • Neck strains and sprains, or “whiplash”
  • Back strains and sprains
  • Head injuries
  • Bruises or contusions
  • Chest injuries (usually severe bruising)
  • Fractures to the arms and legs
  • Open wounds

If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident and has suffered any injury, listed above or otherwise, contact Erskine & McMahon LLP for help. Some car accident injuries do not show obvious symptoms immediately, or even a few days after the crash. Medical authorities encourage all car crash victims to seek medical advice after an accident to ensure there are no undetected issues or injuries.

With Over 100 Years of Collective Experience, Erskine & McMahon LLP Car Accident Attorneys are Well-Equipped to Fight for Justice on Your Behalf

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports roughly $18 billion dollars in lifetime medical costs caused be car accident related injuries in 2012, alone. The individual cost of an accident can be staggering, and we want to help you and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve after sustaining an injury. If you were in a car accident, don’t wait. Seek help today.

Contact Erskine & McMahon LLP for a complimentary evaluation.

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