What starts out as a normal afternoon trip to the grocery store or to the gym in Louisiana may quickly become a trip to the hospital for the treatment of car accident-related injuries that end up plaguing you for years. In some cases, a car crash is the result of the negligence of another driver. In these types of cases, you may have recourse through the civil justice system.
It may have been only a fender bender, but the jarring motion of your car accident may still have caused serious injuries. Sometimes those injuries are not easy to see with the naked eye, and sometimes the symptoms may not appear for days or even weeks. This is why emergency responders urge victims of car accidents to go to the hospital even if they feel fine.
As hard-working Americans, we are constantly reminded of the need to get the recommended amount of sleep. We know sleep affects our work quality and health, but is it more far-reaching than that? A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says that sleep also affects our driving ability.
You were just in a car accident. The first thing you do is to check and see if your kids are alright. They look frazzled but seemingly uninjured. Same for you. With that, you burst into tears. Any pain you might be in doesn't even faze you at the moment.