Distracted driving can cause serious injury to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians alike. Even if you look at your phone for just a second, that's all it takes for a driver to veer the opposite direction or miss the moment they need to break.
Highway accidents occur on two levels - on the road and in your head. The physical injury can be nasty - but what happens emotionally can make it even worse.
The open road has long been an exciting and central part of American culture, but it certainly comes with some serious risks. If you find yourself caught up in a serious auto accident, you're likely to experience the downside of that freedom in a very serious way, and you might find yourself looking around for important answers.
An accident causing personal injury is a major disruption to your life. Not only are there medical needs caused by the accident, but also the financial aspect needs attention. Absences from work to recover from the injury impacts your income. There are hospital bills coming due and insurance deductibles to be paid. Doctor visits require rescheduling work or other obligations. Is there anything that is not affected?One often-overlooked area is the emotional trauma acquired through the accident. Think for a second-you have been traumatized and might even still be in a form of shock and having difficulty processing the accident. Your world is upside down and things you took for granted now seem almost unimportant in the face of a life and death experience. How do you move past this time?The Law Offices of Roberto Salazar understands how you feel and wants to support you through this difficult time with legal counseling and services; please, call us today.
While many people have a basic idea of what to do after a car accident, less is known about the steps to take after a boating accident. All boat owners and renters should know what to do if this unfortunate event occurs. These brief guidelines explain what's essential in the moments following an accident on the water.
After a car crash your emotions are going to be running high. If you have injuries to your head, you may be disoriented as well. It can be difficult to know what to do next. However, there are a few important things that you should remember to do after you've been injured in a crash.