Common Types of Accident Injuries

Suffering a serious injury after a car accident can interrupt your lifephysically, emotionally and financially.

If you’re feeling frustrated after your accident, you’re not alone. It may seem as though there are a million obstacles between where you are and where you want to be – recovering from your injuries and back to life as usual. We are here to help you get your life back on track.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by a careless driver, the victim may be entitled to compensation for property damage, medical expenses, lost wages, and more. Our highly skilled legal team can help to review the details of your incident and help you recover the justice you deserve.


Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

man on phone after an accidentDuring a car accident, victims will often suffer multiple types of injuries as the vehicle crumbles under pressure, glass breaks and the body is jerked forward and back upon impact.

Additionally, drivers and passengers may also suffer from emotional trauma such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Some types of car accident injuries a victim may suffer include:

Airbag Injuries

airbag injury

While airbags are meant to protect drivers and passengers, they can also cause serious injuries.

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A concussion is a type of head injury that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to head.

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Dental Injuries

dental injury

When the body is subjected to being jerked forward and backward during a crash, dental injuries can occur.

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Facial Injuries

facial injury

No matter where a person is seated within a vehicle, they are susceptible to suffering a facial injury during a car accident.

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Neck and Back Injuries

neck and back injury

The impact of an accident can lead to sprains and strains of the muscles, tendons and ligaments in the neck and back.

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Seatbelt Injuries

seatbelt injuries

Seatbelts can cause a great amount of damage due to the massive force exerted during an auto accident.

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Spinal Cord Trauma

spinal cord trauma

A spinal cord injury may be considered complete or incomplete, which could lead to full or partial paralysis.

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Skull Fractures

skull fracture

Skull injuries may be considered penetrating and non-penetrating; either one could occur during a car crash.

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Traumatic Brain Injury


A severe traumatic brain injury can lead to memory loss, behavioral changes, communication difficulties and more.

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whiplash injury

ictims who suffer from whiplash experience neck and back pain and a "pins and needles" sensation in the arms and legs.

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These are just a few examples of common injuries; if a person is fatally injured in a motor vehicle collision it may be considered wrongful death. Speaking with an experienced attorney can help you determine if you have the grounds to file a claim for wrongful death.

Injured In A Crash? Contact our Attorneys Today

customer service call operatorIf you or a loved one is seeking legal counsel after being injured in an auto collision caused by a negligent driver, our attorneys are ready to help you. At Simien & Simienwe are dedicated to helping accident injury victims fight for their right to fair and just compensation and have a tremendous amount of legal experience.

Our attorneys will work to help guide you and your loved ones through the legal process.

We have offices located throughout Louisiana and proudly serve the following areas:

  • Lafayette
  • Donaldsonville
  • Monroe
  • Baton Rouge
  • Watson
  • Lake Charles

…and many more local towns and cities. For more information on your legal rights, contact Simien & Simien to schedule a FREE case consultation. We work on a contingency basis, this means we don't get paid, unless you win.

If you were injured in a car accident – we can help.
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