According to the CDC, the most common car accident-related ER visits in 2010 and 2011 were, in order of decreasing frequency:
- Strains or sprains of neck and back
- Contusion with intact skin surface
- Spinal disorders
- Strains or sprains excluding neck and back
- Observation and evaluation for suspected conditions not found
- Open wound
There are many great hospitals around Monroe, but if you have any of these injuries, you will likely need to retain a lawyer to get the other driver’s insurance to pay for them. Proving fault, proving that injuries stemmed from an accident and winning your case are all considerably more difficult than they may sound. While the case may be clear-cut to you, the other driver and their insurance company most likely won’t see it that way and most likely will try to make it difficult for you. Let’s talk about when you should hire a car accident attorney to help you out.